Bill Daley drops out of race for Illinois governor
September 16th, 2013
10:01 PM ET
1 year ago

Bill Daley drops out of race for Illinois governor

(CNN) – Former White House Chief of Staff Bill Daley is dropping out of the race for Illinois governor, Daley told the Chicago Tribune on Monday.

According to the Tribune, Daley told them he was ill-prepared for the difficulties of a political bid.
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Filed under: Illinois • William Daley
Former Obama chief of staff launches exploratory governor bid
June 11th, 2013
10:32 AM ET
2 years ago

Former Obama chief of staff launches exploratory governor bid

(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.
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Filed under: Illinois • President Obama • William Daley
Bill Daley mulling a bid for Illinois governor
December 21st, 2012
08:27 AM ET
2 years ago

Bill Daley mulling a bid for Illinois governor

(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.
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Filed under: 2014 • Illinois • William Daley
BREAKING: White House chief of staff stepping down
January 9th, 2012
03:08 PM ET
3 years ago

BREAKING: White House chief of staff stepping down

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.

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Filed under: President Obama • White House • William Daley
Rouse to act as White House 'COO'
November 8th, 2011
03:30 PM ET
3 years ago

Rouse to act as White House 'COO'

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.

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Filed under: Pete Rouse • White House • William Daley
Official: Duties change for top Obama aide Daley
November 8th, 2011
01:00 AM ET
3 years ago

Official: Duties change for top Obama aide Daley

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."

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Filed under: President Obama • White House • William Daley
Daley to Chicago, after Obama re-election bid
October 11th, 2011
02:48 PM ET
3 years ago

Daley to Chicago, after Obama re-election bid

(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.
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Filed under: 2012 • President Obama • William Daley
July 28th, 2011
05:06 PM ET
3 years ago

BLITZER'S BLOG: Obama's chief of staff is confident there will be a deal

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."

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Filed under: Debt • Deficit • TV-The Situation Room • William Daley
Daley: Boehner and the president haven't spoken
July 28th, 2011
04:06 PM ET
3 years ago

Daley: Boehner and the president haven't spoken

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."
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Daley: Debt negotiations in 'difficult phase'
July 24th, 2011
09:32 AM ET
3 years ago

Daley: Debt negotiations in 'difficult phase'

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.


Filed under: Congress • Debt • Deficit • William Daley
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