(CNN) – Bill Daley, who served as President Barack Obama's chief of staff for one year between 2011 and 2012, announced Tuesday he was launching an exploratory bid for Illinois governor.
"The people of Illinois are paying a price for political failure," Daley said in a video announcing his campaign, pointing to stalled pension reform and marriage equality bills in the state legislature.
(CNN) – Former White House Chief of Staff Bill Daley, a Democrat, is considering a run for the Illinois governorship in 2014, potentially challenging Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn.
"I am thinking about it seriously. We are a ways off," Daley told a crowd at a City Club of Chicago event Thursday, according to the Chicago Sun-Times.
Washington (CNN) – President Barack Obama announced Monday that White House Chief of Staff Bill Daley is stepping down and will be replaced by Office of Management and Budget Director Jack Lew.
Two senior Obama aides told CNN that Daley will stay in his job through January, including the State of the Union address.FULL STORY
Washington (CNN) - The announcement that Pete Rouse, a long time Obama aide and Hill veteran adored by many White House staffers, is assuming more responsibilities makes official what multiple sources say is a shift that has been underway for some time.
Senior administration officials say yesterday White House Chief of Staff William Daley told senior staff that Rouse will act as "COO" – chief operating officer to Daley's CEO.FULL STORY
Washington (CNN) - A senior administration official disputed a Wall Street Journal story that said Bill Daley, the White House chief of staff, was turning over day-to-day management of the West Wing.
"That's just flat wrong," the official told CNN late Monday. "Daley is chief of staff. He is not turning over day-to-day management of the White House."FULL STORY
(CNN) - If President Barack Obama wins re-election, come inauguration time, he will need a new chief of staff.
Bill Daley, who took over the post in January, told a local news station in Chicago Monday he will head to his hometown after the 2012 race.
Washington (CNN) - White House Chief of Staff William Daley is still optimistic that some sort of deficit crisis deal will be worked out by Tuesday's Treasury-imposed deadline. But he says he's not so certain about the future of America's AAA credit rating.
In an exclusive interview with me at the White House, Daley said, "The four leaders of the Congress have said that the debt ceiling will be extended" and he's "confident that they will come together."FULL STORY
Washington (CNN)- Looks like the president doesn't appreciate being "left at the altar." According to White House Chief of Staff Bill Daley, President Obama and House Speaker John Boehner haven't spoken in days.
In an interview with CNN's "The Situation Room" anchor Wolf Blitzer Thursday, Daley said of Obama, "He's not spoken to the speaker in a few days."
Washington (CNN) – Negotiations with Congress on raising the debt ceiling are "getting into a difficult phase," White House Chief of Staff Bill Daley said Sunday.
In an interview on the NBC program "Meet the Press," Daley said the inability to reach an agreement was causing global markets to question if the U.S. political system can deal with problems of mounting federal deficits and debt, and the pending deadline to increase the debt ceiling or face government default.
Washington (CNN) – The White House likes to shower praise on some of the Republican presidential hopefuls looking to take President Barack Obama's job in 2012.
In the end, it is love the would-be candidates could probably do without.
The words really aren't meant to be so kind, of course. They're subtle (and sometimes not so subtle) ways to jab the potential rivals and remind voters of likely weaknesses they may face.