Bill Daley Resigns as White House Chief of Staff

By: Monday January 9, 2012 11:35 am

When Bill Daley was relieved of the Chief of Staff part of the Chief of Staff job, I thought he’d just end up as an appendage, a corporate bagman who could help the corporate community get things fixed at the White House, such as the decision to roll back new ozone standards. But over the [...]

Bill Daley Relieved of the Chief of Staff Part of the Chief of Staff Job

By: Tuesday November 8, 2011 6:16 am

This is a new one. Chief of Staff Bill Daley is giving up day-to-day operations at the White House, with Pete Rouse taking over. I’m not sure there’s anything else to the job other than day-to-day operations; that’s kind of what a Chief of Staff does. On Monday, Mr. Daley turned over day-to-day management of [...]

Bill Daley Will Be Named White House Chief of Staff

By: Thursday January 6, 2011 9:12 am

Former Commerce Secretary and current JP Morgan executive Bill Daley will step in as the White House Chief of Staff, according to multiple reports. The man who will take over the key position managing the White House opposed pushing forward on health care in 2010, opposed the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, believed the Administration should [...]

White House Staff Shuffle Begins as Robert Gibbs Leaves

By: Wednesday January 5, 2011 7:38 am

With the new Republican majority eating up the headlines, I’d expect the President to try and regain the spotlight by announcing staff changes this week. The first one is already underway. Robert Gibbs, the White House press secretary and close confidante to President Obama, said Wednesday that he will step down and become an outside [...]

Obama Considers Bill Daley as Chief of Staff

By: Tuesday January 4, 2011 6:27 am

William Daley, an executive at JPMorgan Chase, the former Commerce Secretary under Bill Clinton and the brother of longtime Chicago mayor Richard M. Daley, is under consideration to be the next White House Chief of Staff. This would mean that the man who was a mentor to Rahm Emanuel would get the job vacated by [...]

Reports: Emanuel to Leave as Early as Friday

By: Tuesday September 28, 2010 6:22 am

We’ve seen a bit of a pattern with top aides to the White House lately. Within 24 hours of President Obama giving them the old “vote of no confidence,” stopping well short of saying they’re vital to the team and will be around in the future, the news drops that they’re leaving. That’s what happened [...]

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