White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough told NBC News reporter Chris Jansing on Thursday that Washington would work better if only President Barack Obama had his way.
Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Gen. Martin Dempsey, went against the Obama administration's own line when he said Thursday that the Israeli military acted "responsibly" and went to “extraordinary lengths” to minimize Palestinian civilian casualties during Operation Protective Edge last summer
Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) says he will decide on a potential 2016 presidential run "in the coming weeks." He'll do so without the help of a pro-amnesty adviser and former chief of staff who has left his office. "For me, the decision is...Show More Summary
Gov.-elect Bruce Rauner has named campaign aide Mike Zolnierowicz his chief of staff. (Just call him Mike Z.; everyone else does.) [ more › ]
HOUSTON, Texas – Texas Lt. Governor-Elect Dan Patrick named his long-time chief of staff, Logan Spence, to be the chief of staff of his transition team. The team, consisting largely of former Texas Senate staffers and campaign leaders, will help Patrick through the process of setting up the new Lt. Show More Summary
Chairman of Joint Chiefs of Staff says Israel went to "extraordinary lengths" to limit civilian deaths during Gaza war.
Republican Gov.-elect Bruce Rauner introduced members of his transition team on Thursday, a group that includes business leaders, a former governor, a former congressman, a former White House chief of staff and South Side pastors who supported his campaign.
Under the leadership of general manager John Dorsey and head coach Andy Reid, the Kansas City Chiefs are 16-8. That’s tied for the sixth-best mark in the league over the last two seasons after being the sixth-worst team from 2009-2012...Show More Summary
Harry Reid’s chief of staff is blaming President Barack Obama for Republicans takeover of the Senate and solidifying their majority in Congress. David Krone, the Nevada Senator’s chief staffer, told the Washington Post that the president and the White House were not “up to speed”‘ prior to the 2014 Midterms. Show More Summary
Democrats are picking up the pieces Wednesday morning after getting blown out in the midterm elections. And given that President Obama's low approval rating and his administration's fumbling on a few key issues — the ObamaCare rollout,...Show More Summary
Let the circular firing squad begin. In a report by the Washington Post David Krone, chief of staff of dethroned Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV), tossed the Democrats' brutal midterm odds at the feet of President Barack Obama, arguing the White House undercut Senate fundraising efforts while saddling candidates with his unpopularity.
In 2000, Gen. Colin Powell was elected president of the United States. He rode into office on high favorability ratings resulting from his successful stint as the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. His core conviction was best captured...Show More Summary
You almost never see this in politics. David Krone, the chief of staff to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D), launches a major attack on the White House in this blockbuster story by my colleagues Philip Rucker and Robert Costa: At a March 4 Oval Office meeting, Senate Majority Leader Harry M. Reid (D-Nev.) and other […]
On October 31, Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman General Martin Dempsey was speaking at Syracuse University when a bearded Muslim held the microphone to ask a question, and Dempsey quickly asked, "Are you Taliban?" Dempsey then added, "Just kidding." According to Mediaite.com, Syracuse.com tracked the bearded Muslim down after the event. Show More Summary
Chairman of the Joint Chief of Staff, Gen. Martin Dempsey delivered a speech at Syracuse University Friday morning, and while he was there he reportedly made a joke that could rub some Muslims, as well as some bearded people, the wrong way. When a Muslim man named Yusuf Soule stood up to ask a question, Dempsey quipped, "Are you Taliban?" He quickly added, "Just kidding."
Can the Chair of an Ethics Board cross a line into unethical behavior while pursuing his own brand of “ethics?” DeKalb County is about to show us how that’s possible. Bob Lundsten, Chief of Staff to former DeKalb County Commissioner...Show More Summary
Alex Smith reinvented himself in Kansas City, but the real star of the Kansas City Chiefs is their pass defense. Watch Bob Gretz of bobgretz.com and Bleacher Report's Stephen Nelson discuss the Chiefs' hopes for the playoffs. Read more NFL news on BleacherReport.com
Secretary Hagel has signed an order that validated a recommendation from the Joint Chiefs of Staff to place all U.S. military service members returning from Ebola
Alastair "Al" Fitzpayne, a top Treasury Department aide with extensive contacts on Capitol Hill, will be the next chief of staff at the Department of Health and Human Services, working with secretary Sylvia Mathews Burwell.
Who is Tina Smith? Most Minnesotans have no idea. Smith is Gov. Mark Dayton’s running mate in the Nov. 4 election. She served as his chief of staff during his first term. And she’s a former vice president for the state’s leading performer and promoter of abortion. Smith put her marketing background to work for […]