Jack Lew is a liberal who worked for Speaker Tip O'Neill and studied under beloved progressive Sen Paul Wellstone, but he was also the chief operating officer of a Citigroup unit and doesn't fault deregulation for the shoddy economy (more)Jack Lew is a liberal who worked for Speaker Tip O'Neill and studied under beloved progressive Sen.
Is the Obama administration doing a slow fade on Chief of Staff Bill Daley? The Chicago-bred heavy seems to have had a tough run of it since taking over for Rahm Emanuel, and though the White House denied any major power shifts, rumblings got out on Tuesday that (more).
Former Vice President Dick Cheney launched his memoir this week, and on Tuesday, Lawrence Wilkerson, our Truthdigger of the Week, said he would be willing to testify in criminal court against Cheney should the opportunity ever arise.Lawrence Wilkerson, our Truthdigger of the Week, says he would be willing to testify in criminal court against Dick Cheney should the opportunity ever arise.
Is Chicago heavy hitting mayoral hopeful Rahm Emanuel legit? Well, at least in the sense that he qualifies to run for mayor, given the residency requirements he believes certain prized items of clothing could have fulfilled in his physical absence.
True to form, former White House Chief of Staff and current Chicago mayoral hopeful Rahm Emanuel is putting up a fight to stay in the running in his hometown, and Tuesday, the Illinois Supreme Court helped his cause by keeping .
In preparation for his new White House job, William Daley sold $8.3 million of JPMorgan Chase stock. Thanks to government regulations, Daley can postpone paying the capital gains on that haul until he leaves public life, which, given how fast the door between Obama's White House and Wall Street spins, shouldn't be too long.
For his next act, President Obama has made a replacement for former Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel appear, and it's none other than William Daley, another member of Chicago's Daley political dynasty -- and one with close ties to Wall Street.For his next act, President Obama has made a replacement for former Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel appear, and it's none other than William Daley.
Rahm Emanuel has made it official. Six weeks after bailing out as White House chief of staff and returning to Chicago, he has formally announced that he is running to be the next mayor of the Windy City.
Oops -- someone has caught Obama's outgoing chief of staff and ongoing hatchet man, Rahm Emanuel, being a duplicitous politician! It's not that bad, really; Rahmbo's just talking about how he's "glad to be home" in Chicago in this mayoral campaign video (continued).