White House Transition: Rahm Emanuel Out, Pete Rouse In

President Obama, as expected, announced today that his chief of staff, Rahm Emanuel, will leave Washington to explore a run for mayor of Chicago. The president named senior advisor Pete Rouse as his interim chief of staff. "This is a bittersweet moment," the president said, as he praised Emanuel, adding that "we could not have accomplished what we accomplished without Rahm's leadership." The president also praised Rouse as a can-do person. "There's a saying around the White House, 'Let's...Full Story
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