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Obama: 'No Way' I Would Have Run In 2012 Without Biden

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 11.08.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama on Thursday tried to lay to rest the suggestion that his administration considered replacing Vice President Joe B...

Report: Obama Campaign Considered Replacing Biden

The Huffington Post | Alana Horowitz | Posted 11.01.2013 | Politics

Joe Biden was almost replaced as President Obama's 2012 VP candidate, a new book claims. In "Double Down," an explosive account of the 2012 electio...

Did Political Clout Subvert Justice in Wrongful Conviction Case?

David Protess | Posted 10.19.2013 | Chicago
David Protess

After spending most of his 59 years behind bars for a crime he almost certainly did not commit, Stanley Wrice could finally taste freedom. Everything was going his way -- or so it seemed.

Is Nepotism Dying in Illinois?

Keith Koeneman | Posted 09.16.2013 | Chicago
Keith Koeneman

There is an upcoming test case which that help to determine whether nepotism is actually dying in Illinois, or if it is poised to come roaring back. This pass/fail test is for Mayor Rahm Emanuel.

The Washington-Wall Street Revolving Door Keeps Spinning

Bill Moyers | Posted 03.25.2012 | Politics
Bill Moyers

And so it goes, the revolving door between government service and big money in the private sector spinning so fast it becomes an irresistible force hurling politics and high finance together so completely it's impossible to tell one from the other.

Jennifer Bendery

Obama Chief Of Staff Resigning | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 03.10.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In a significant shakeup at the White House, President Barack Obama announced Monday that William Daley is resigning as his chief of sta...

White House Chief Of Staff Reportedly Asks Senior Obama Aide To Take On New Role

The Huffington Post | Jade Walker | Posted 01.07.2012 | Politics

White House chief of staff William M. Daley has asked a senior aide to take on some of his duties, a senior administration official who spoke on condi...

Zach Carter

Big Pharma Wins, AIDS Patients Lose In New Trade Deal | Zach Carter | Posted 12.05.2011 | Politics

This piece is a continuation of The Huffington Post's collaboration on trade issues with The Dylan Ratigan Show, called Trading Our Future. WASHING...

Zach Carter

Bill Daley Brings Big Pharma History To Trade Policy | Zach Carter | Posted 11.28.2011 | Politics

This piece is a continuation of The Huffington Post's collaboration on trade issues with The Dylan Ratigan Show, called Trading Our Future. WASHING...

Advice for the Candidates: Is James Carville Right About President Obama?

David Helfenbein | Posted 11.18.2011 | Politics
David Helfenbein

James Carville may be right: Obama ran on hope and change. And right now we desperately need change.

Jennifer Bendery

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

On Obama, Wall Street Shows A Reluctance To Commit

The New York Times | ANDREW ROSS SORKIN | Posted 08.27.2011 | Business

President Obama's $35,800-a-plate fund-raising dinner was the talk of Wall Street last week....

On the GOP's Absurd Claim That Obama Is Strangling Business

Jonathan Weiler | Posted 07.07.2011 | Politics
Jonathan Weiler

The egregious mis-characterization of Obama's outlook has profound consequences for our nation's well-being. Three areas in particular warrant scrutiny.

WATCH: Daley Says U.S. Has Become Nation Of 'Whiners'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Retiring Chicago Mayor Richard Daley addressed a full auditorium at Wheaton College in the Chicago suburbs Thursday, where he said the United States h...

GOP Leaders May Skip White House Budget Meeting

Roll Call | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

White House efforts to bring Congressional leaders together Thursday to kick off bipartisan budget talks are already hitting a wall: GOP leaders are s...

Daley, Chief Of Staff, Earned $8.7 Million From JPMorgan Last Year

The Huffington Post | William Alden | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Last year, the new White House chief of staff earned more than 180 times the pay of a typical American worker. William Daley, formerly JPMorgan Cha...

Obama and the King Who Knelt in the Snow

Rakim Brooks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rakim Brooks

Corporate business interests have had a strangle hold on Washington for many decades now. And the President's kneeling reveals that there is no easy way to break this corporate death grip.

What Obama Should Tell the Chamber of Commerce

Peter Dreier | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Peter Dreier

President Barack Obama will walk across Lafayette Park on Monday to address the United States Chamber of Commerce at its headquarters. What should he tell them?

Jamie Dimon, JPMorgan Chief, Wants Some R-E-S-P-E-C-T: Reuters

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK (By Elinor Comlay and Matthew Goldstein): At last week's World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, the JPMorgan Chase chief executive on...

Debt Ceiling Debate Intensifies, As Deadline Approaches

The Huffington Post | William Alden | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

As a showdown over raising the U.S. debt limit seems inevitable, government officials have launched a new series of warnings to Congress. If the $1...

Double-Speak: Praise the Troops, Then Pick Their Pockets

Russ Baker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Russ Baker

Events keep on underlining the gap between the rhetoric and the reality. Nowhere is this more true than with the disparity between the way we talk about our soldiers and their service and the way they are actually treated.

Covering the Neglect of Working People

Russ Baker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Russ Baker

A lot of this talk about "job creation" is really not about that at all, but about creation of benefits to the people at the top, under the implied or assumed justification that jobs will appear magically down below as a result.

Hogwash, Mr. President

Robert Scheer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Scheer

Ours is a union divided between those who agree with Obama that "the worst of the recession is over" and the far larger number in deep pain that this president is bent on ignoring.

Obama Pulls a Clinton

Robert Scheer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Scheer

When Bill Clinton suffered a midterm reversal, he abruptly embraced the corporate money guys who had financed his opposition in an effort to purchase a second term. Now we have Barack Obama, and the same cycle begins anew.

Perps in the White House

Robert Scheer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Scheer

While it is widely recognized that the banking meltdown has left enormous economic pain and political upheaval in its wake, it is amazing that the folks who created this mess are rewarded with ever more important positions in our government.