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Jessica Schulberg

White House Chief of Staff Has Harsh Words For Israeli Leadership

HuffingtonPost.com | Jessica Schulberg | Posted 03.24.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough brought a strong message to an American pro-Israel conference on Monday, telling a crowd of 3...

Obama Just Quietly Sent His Chief Of Staff To Count Homeless People In San Francisco

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 02.03.2015 | Impact

It's not every day a top-ranking White House official gets hands-on in a local operation -- especially with very few cameras around. But last Thursday...

Jennifer Bendery

Obama To Announce Denis McDonough As White House Chief Of Staff

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 01.25.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama will announce Denis McDonough as the new White House chief of staff on Friday afternoon, along with a mix of othe...

Upcoming Documentary Looks At The Power Behind The President

AP | Posted 01.06.2013 | Entertainment

PASADENA, Calif. -- Makers of a Discovery network documentary on presidential chiefs of staff have a perfect participation record. All 19 living men ...

Pentagon Official's Commutes Cost An Absurd Amount

AP | LOLITA C. BALDOR | Posted 04.06.2012 | Business

WASHINGTON -- It's turning out to be a costly commute home for Defense Secretary Leon Panetta. The Pentagon chief has traveled on military aircraft t...

WATCH: Rahm Says Chief Of Staff Gig Is 'Toughest Job In America'

Posted 01.10.2012 | Chicago

CHICAGO -- Mayor Rahm Emanuel weighed in on the departure of White House chief of staff Bill Daley Tuesday, saying the fellow Chicagoan can leave the ...

Major White House Official Says He Won't Stay Past 2012

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 12.11.2011 | Politics

White House Chief of Staff Bill Daley told NBC Chicago Monday that he will not stay past President Barack Obama's re-election. "I made a commitment to...

Jennifer Bendery

Longing For Rahm: Democrats Still Adjusting To Life With Bill Daley

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 11.15.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Ask a congressional Democrat about the job Bill Daley is doing as President Barack Obama's chief of staff, and chances are you'll be met...

Obama, Daley, and Progressive Strategy Now

Mike Lux | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mike Lux

Progressives cannot afford to take the attitude that with Bill Daley as White House Chief of Staff, all is lost and we should just give up on trying to influence policy and politics in regards to economics and other issue areas.

What Now?

Mike Lux | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mike Lux

I've known Bill Daley for almost a quarter century, and he has always treated me with respect in spite of our many disagreements. I lobbied against Bill being the guy to get this job.

Howard Fineman

Daley: Double Rahm

HuffingtonPost.com | Howard Fineman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

What Bill Daley knows is how to be a Democrat who can acquire and hold power -- something the Daley family has modeled for more than half a century. With his low-key demeanor, sense of personal decorum, and yen for privacy and upright behavior in personal life, the 62-year-old Daley has accumulated a lifetime of allies who now will help and respond to him in his new White House job. In Chicago terms, the president has moved from being a South Side activist to the Man in the Loop. The president hopes that the move will get him what he really wants: another term.

Illinois Pols Weigh In On Bill Daley As Chief Of Staff

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Some Illinois politicians joined the chorus of pundits this week, chiming in on whether they think former Commerce Secretary Bill Daley should be Pres...

WATCH: Sam Stein Explains Why Obama May Pick Bill Daley With An Eye Toward 2012

Huff TV | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Huff TV

Sam Stein dropped by the "Rachel Maddow" show on Tuesday to talk with guest host Chris Hayes about a hot prospect for Barack Obama's next chief of sta...

Howard Fineman

Obama's New Chief Of Staff: The Final Candidates Emerge

HuffingtonPost.com | Howard Fineman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama is in what appears to be the final stages of choosing a new White House Chief of Staff from among the following c...

Sam Stein

William Daley, Rumored Chief Of Staff Nominee, Opposed Consumer Protection Agency

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The floating of William Daley for the post of White House chief of staff has started a predictable, but nevertheless revealing examinati...

Valerie Jarrett: 'New Face' May Serve As White House Chief Of Staff

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Senior White House adviser Valerie Jarrett said Thursday that the White House might soon be seeking to fill open staff positions with candidates from ...

Rahm Emanuel Says Goodbye To White House

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

WASHINGTON — Departing Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel is saying goodbye to the White House and President Barack Obama. Without specifically mentio...

Rahm Emanuel's Legacy

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lincoln Mitchell

The toughness of Rahm Emanuel was always something of a myth embraced by a somewhat unquestioning media who happily mistook bluster and machismo for toughness and strength.

White House Chief Of Staff: Emanuel Out, Rouse In

AP | BEN FELLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama on Friday said a bittersweet goodbye to the energetic and fierce manager of his White House, chief of s...

PHOTOS: Twitter Users React To Rahm's Mayoral Ambitions

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

While to the rest of the world, news of Rahm Emanuel's resignation and mayoral ambitions seems new-ish, Chicagoans have been hammered with nonstop new...

Rahm Emanuel In Chicago: Teased For Interest In Being Mayor

AP | DEANNA BELLANDI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel, who says he wants to be Chicago mayor someday, was back in the city on Tuesday, but he wasn't...

Is Rahm Emanuel Helping Or Hurting The Obama Agenda?

The Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Reporting from Washington - A senior presidential aide is supposed to solve problems, not create or compound them for his boss. So the White House was...

Rahm Emanuel: Sanford "Could Have Used A Cigarette"

Politico | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Perhaps no one knows how to butter up reporters better than White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel. The longtime Washington insider is known for pe...

Rahm Emanuel: Barack Obama's Sarah Palin?

Jeff Gates | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeff Gates

Known in DC as a pro-Israel hardliner, he joins Pelosi in bringing to the Middle East peace process a record of support for Tel Aviv's targeted assassinations of Palestinian political leaders.

OK Rahm, Never Mind!

William Klein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
William Klein

Rahm would have been a historic Speaker, but I can understand why he wouldn't want to wait the ten years it might take for the job to open up.