Bob Woodward says Obama aides were deeply divided over the war in Afghanistan even as the president agreed to triple troop levels there. The revelations appear in the new book, 'Obama's Wars,' by Bob Woodward.
Brash White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel has much in common with outgoing Mayor Richard M. Daley – but not everyone is sold on his candidacy.
Rahm Emanuel is the most prominent name being batted around to replace outgoing Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley. Here are six more potential contenders.
Rahm Emanuel, Obama's chief of staff, is set to speak at a big event on cooperation and civility in political discourse. Might he be looking to a mayoral run in Chicago (and would civility help him)?
The count of lying to the FBI – the one conviction the jury in the Rod Blagojevich trial handed down Tuesday – is often included to make sure a jury returns at least one guilty verdict. The other counts may have been too complex.
Blagojevich appeared in court Tuesday with his wife and children as lawyers for both sides made their closing arguments. Now, the jury gets to decide his fate.
The defense lawyer for former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich waved his arms, shouted, and worked up a sweat in a rowdy closing argument Tuesday. Jury deliberations begin Wednesday.
A child dressed as clown attends a mass at the Basilica of Guadalupe in Mexico City on Wednesday. Hundreds of clowns took part in the annual event to thank the Virgin of Guadalupe for helping them find work through the year, according to local media.
Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich is expected to testify soon on his own behalf in his seven-week corruption trial. The strategy has its risks, but the defense may be hoping the tough-talking politician can win over jurors.