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Chelsea Kiene

Veterans Present Petition To White House Calling Obama To Fix Benefits Backlog | Chelsea Kiene | Posted 03.21.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A group of Iraq and Afghanistan veterans met with senior White House officials Wednesday to express what they are calling an urgent need...

Obama Shake-Ups Precede 'Pivotal' Initiatives

RealClearPolitics | Posted 03.29.2013 | Politics

President Obama ended the first week of his second term in something of a message muddle, even as he rearranged his White House staff Friday to help h...

Jennifer Bendery

Obama To Announce Denis McDonough As White House Chief Of Staff | 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...

McDonough To Be Named For Big Position

AP | NEDRA PICKLER | Posted 03.27.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama announced Friday that his new chief of staff is longtime trusted aide Denis McDonough, whom the president describ...

Obama Reportedly Close To Naming Chief Of Staff

Reuters | Posted 03.18.2013 | Politics

By Jeff Mason WASHINGTON, Jan 16 (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama is likely to name deputy national security adviser Denis McD...

Lew for Treasury: Some Questions From the People

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 03.12.2013 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

The job of treasury secretary is arguably the most important one the president will fill in his second term. It's certainly the choice that will most affect the American people's daily lives, future hopes, and aspirations.

Good News: Lew Foes Few

Jim Jaffe | Posted 03.11.2012 | Politics
Jim Jaffe

It would be hard to find a Washington political insider with greater power and fewer enemies than Jack Lew, who's moving over from the OMB directorship, which he's occupied twice, to become the White House chief of staff.

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...

Sam Stein

White House Staff Shakeup Designed To Improve Relations On The Hill | Sam Stein | Posted 01.09.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The elevation of senior adviser Pete Rouse into a chief-of-staff like role inside the Obama administration was driven, in large part, by...

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...

The Bill Daley Problem

Simon Johnson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Simon Johnson

Simon Johnson is the co-author of 13 Bankers, out in paperback on Monday. Bill Daley, President Obama's newly appointed chief of staff, is an experie...

Obama Sets Mission For New Team: Accelerate Economic Growth

AP | JIM KUHNHENN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — His presidency tied to the fate of the economy, Barack Obama is revamping his economic policy team and signaling cooperation to asc...

The Revolving Door Shouldn't Spin Again for William Daley

Paul Blumenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Blumenthal

Obama once told a meeting of bankers that he was "the only thing standing between you and the pitchforks." Picking Daley sends the message that pitchforks ("normal people") matter less than the uber-wealthy.

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 | 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...

William Daley Reportedly Being Considered By Obama To Be New Chief Of Staff

AP | JULIE PACE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

HONOLULU — President Barack Obama is considering naming former Commerce Secretary William Daley to a top White House job, possibly chief of staf...

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...

Sam Stein

Jim Messina Offers Glimpse Into White House Improvisation | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

White House Deputy Chief of Staff Jim Messina made a rare public appearance on Wednesday, addressing throngs of progressive students at the Campus Pro...

Rahm Emanuel: Obama's Chief Of Staff

AP/Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

For the latest news on the Obama cabinet, visit the Huffpo's Obama Cabinet Big News Page Visit the Rahm Emanuel Big News Page Read the Jeff Gat...

Poll: Republicans Love Rahm Emanuel

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A National Journal 'Congressional Insiders' poll finds that 93% of Republicans think Rahm Emanuel will be "an effective White House chief of staff." T...

Jeffrey Goldberg on Emanuel: "Israeli Running the White House"

Richard Silverstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Richard Silverstein

Should American Jews feel more comfortable that Rahm Emanuel is "essentially an Israeli" and will therefore do Israel's bidding in the White House? This... doesn't make me more comfortable.

Chicago Reporter: Emanuel Will Be Reviled By Dems

Washington Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In the days following his election, it has become clear that President-elect Barack Obama is bringing a little bit of Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley's...

Is Obama Screwing His Base with Rahm Emanuel Selection?

Stephen Zunes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Stephen Zunes

It is unclear how serious of a blow Obama's selection of Rahm Emanuel as Chief-of-Staff is to those who hoped that Obama might actually steer the country in a more progressive direction.

Clinton: Rahm Emanuel Good Choice For Chief Of Staff

AP | ADAM GOLDMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

NEW YORK — Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton, in her first public appearance since former rival Barack Obama was elected president, praised his choice...

Sam Stein

Emanuel's Ex-Boss: Rahm Is The Perfect SOB For The Job | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rahm Emanuel's boss in the Clinton White House praised his selection as Barack Obama's chief of staff, saying the congressman was enough of a son-of-a...