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Rahm Emanuel Chief of Staff

What's Good for the Goose Is Good for the Gander: Rahm's Doctrine and Mercutio's Complaint

Robert Stavins | Posted 11.26.2011 | Green
Robert Stavins

Sensible political strategy calls for exploiting the existence of a crisis by using it as an opportunity (excuse) to pursue policies you want, whether or not they are the best responses to the specific crisis.

Rahm Emanuel To Begin Touring Chicago Neighborhoods, Connecting With Voters This Weekend

AP | DON BABWIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — White House chief of staff Rahm Emanuel is set to give up his influential national post Friday to begin a run for Chicago mayor, a job...

The CYA Mentality of Rahm, and Why Enough Is Enough

Kristen Breitweiser | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Kristen Breitweiser

We cannot have a Chief of Staff more concerned with political implications than national security. I can only hope his replacement will more rightly understand the role of the nation's most important intelligence officer.

The High And Lows Of Rahm Emanuel's Chief Of Staff Tenure

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

When Barack Obama made the transition from one-term Illinois Senator to 44th President of the United States, he employed the help of some vital Washin...

Democracy Is Not a Tragedy

Kelly Kleiman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Kelly Kleiman

Rahm Emanuel's decision to return to Chicago reflects the most troubling aspect of Chicago politics: the notion that the city needs a dictator and the only important challenge is finding a new one.

Rahm Is Going

Nigel Hamilton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Nigel Hamilton

Emanuel can leave the White House, then, with considerable pride in his accomplishments.

Dem Insiders Trash Rahm Emanuel, His Effect On White House 'Tone'

Financial Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Some time in the next few days, Rahm Emanuel, Barack Obama's chief of staff, looks almost certain to quit his job to pursue his dream of becoming mayo...

Rahm Expected To Announce Departure This Week

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel is expected to announce Friday that he is leaving the Obama administration to consider a campaign for mayor of...

Rahm Emanuel 'Surprised' By Daley Announcement: Will He Run For Mayor Of Chicago?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Even before the shock of Chicago Mayor Richard Daley's announcement that he would not be seeking another term wore off--many people turned their atten...

Rahm Emanuel: Chicago Mayor Just Another Step In Rahm's Ambitious Political Career (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The current White House Chief of Staff, Rahm Emanuel, said Monday night on Charlie Rose that he was planning a future run for mayor of Chicago. "I ho...

Rahm Emanuel The White House Voice Of Reason?

Washington Post | Jason Horowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rahm Emanuel is officially a Washington caricature. He's the town's resident leviathan, a bullying, bruising White House chief of staff who is a prime...

Rahm, His Critics, and the American People

Zack Exley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Zack Exley

The Rahm Administration is failing because it believes that the Obama Campaign's big, inspiring message was in fact hippy BS.

Information War on Fox: No Upside for Obama Administration

Nancy Snow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Nancy Snow

This is an administration put in office on a campaign pledge of practicality over ideology. In the Fox case, it is treading on ideological terrain. I don't think it's the job of Obama's top staff to use government time to go after Fox.

Emanuel: U.S. Is Fed Up With Israel, Palestinians

Haaretz. | Haaretz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel recently told the Israeli consul in Los Angeles that the Obama administration is fed up with both Israel and t...

Rahm Emanuel "Most Influential White House Chief Of Staff In A Generation"?

nytimes.com | PETER BAKER and JEFF ZELENY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Seven months after moving into his office in the West Wing, Mr. Emanuel is emerging as perhaps the most influential White House chief of staff in a ge...

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...

Look at this Motherf*%@n Puppy!

John Wellington Ennis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
John Wellington Ennis

The following flier was found today posted in the vicinity of the White House...

Rahm Leads Weekly 'Inner Circle' Meetings To Craft Obama's Strategy

US News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

It happens every Saturday. That's when White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel convenes a special meeting for members of President Obama's inner circl...

Rahm Goes To The Movies, Helps Seizure Victim

Politico | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A surprised fellow moviegoer passes on word that Rahm Emanuel took time out Saturday night to see The Wrestler at the E Street Cinema last night with ...

Blagojevich: Obama Should Fire Rahm Emanuel (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Stuart Whatley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In his hour-long closing statement before the Illinois State Senate today, Governor Rod Blagojevich continued to traipse across the plane of outlandis...

Rahm Invites Moderate Republicans To White House For Private Meeting

CQ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The president's top aide, Rahm Emanuel, has invited a group of moderate Republicans to a private White House meeting Tuesday amid a Democratic push to...

Rahm Emanuel At The Inauguration (SLIDESHOW)

AP/AFP/Getty | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Obama's Chief Of Staff Rahm Emanuel was seated on stage for the president's inauguration and though he was a few rows back those who were wa...

Podesta: Rivals In Obamaland "Iced Out"

Chicago Sun Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President-elect Barack Obama will be able to do things at "warp speed that no other president has been able to do in a long time," John Podesta, the c...

My Conversation with Rahm Emanuel

Charlie Rose | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Charlie Rose

My conversation with Rahm Emanuel, incoming White House Chief of Staff. The full interview airs Friday January 16, 2009.

Your Wines for '09 Guide to Toasting the Inauguration

Brett Ashley McKenzie | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Brett Ashley McKenzie

Whether you're attending an inaugural ball in D.C. or simply catching the celebration on TV, these diverse yet inspired selections will help you toast this pivotal moment in history in style.