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Rahm Emanuel Accepts Chief of Staff Position

Representative Rahm Emanuel has accepted the position as Barack Obama's chief of staff. The Illinois congressman called House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to inform her of his decision before officially accepting. Emanuel has been a member of Congress since 2003, when he was elected to represent Illinois's fifth congressional district. He was also a senior adviser to Bill Clinton at the White House from 1993 to 1998. At only 49 years old, Rahm will bring even more youth to the Obama White House, and his connections to Congress will help Obama push his agenda.

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bluesarahlou bluesarahlou 8 years
Oh I love a good F-Bomb!
tiabia tiabia 8 years
After oogling, I mean Googling Emanuel, I found out that apparently he is a HUGE fan of the F-word...LOVES IT!!! I can totally see him being the brother of the real Ari Gold!!!
Briandiesel Briandiesel 8 years
There is an article from 2005 about Rahm and its really interesting- Search on rollingstone "the enforcer" and its there. I didnt wanna put the link cause Sugars dont like it :)
Kelliegrl Kelliegrl 8 years
I was watching Morning Joe this morning and Joe Scarborough didn't seem too happy about the pick b/c he said Rahm is too tough to be chief of staff. I wanted to throw my coffee cup at the TV after that comment. What do they want a bunch of pansies running the White House. Come on. I can't wait to see who else gets picked, so far I'm cool with his picks.
PinkNC PinkNC 8 years
I just finished reading all these comments, and boy do you all have me rolling :ROTFL: I'm still laughing at this one written by *MarinerMandy*..... "I want Obama, Biden, and Emanuel to pose in a library with a fireplace going, looking all sexy and smart surrounded by books and paintings of the founding fathers." *MarinerMandy*, that's a good one. And I know they look good but thank God they're so damn educated and could possibly help us ALL out in the future. Obama appears to be choosing or thinking about a lot of great educated ones to place by his side in the White House....change, change, change, yes, yes, yes :)
dreamsugar dreamsugar 8 years
dreamsugar dreamsugar 8 years
His family is soooo cute -- there are going to be a ton of little ones running around the white house.
acidkandi acidkandi 8 years
He IS something! He's currently the mayor of SF (where I live! woohoo!) and even with his cheating scandal..he's still droolworthy! :]
momma-tikita momma-tikita 8 years
Acid curiosty got me and i googled him... :drool: he looks a bit like edward norton
acidkandi acidkandi 8 years
Next up! Gavin Newsome as CA Governor! :D lol!
PiNkY-PiNk PiNkY-PiNk 8 years
what a good lookin' white house!
ilanac13 ilanac13 8 years
i still don't know enough about him, but like i said yesterday, if he was involved in Clinton's camp then i have to have faith that he's going to do something good for us with Obama.
momma-tikita momma-tikita 8 years
Interesting note, Rahm was the inspiration for the character Josh Lyman on The West Wing. Didn't know that! and his brother is Ari Emanuel..the inspiration for Jeremy Pivon's character in Entourage!
kia kia 8 years
Kind of glad that I'm not the only one who is thinking, "MEOW!" Hope he can do a good job too ;)
onion-waffle onion-waffle 8 years
Ha! Jude C, I've been thinking the same thing. The handsomeness and my confidence in his doing a good job. Gotta love him.
Woop Woop 8 years
mommaof2 - too much hotness. Better to give him his own issue. :D
tiabia tiabia 8 years
mommaof2, that #51 comment is ALL kinds of wrong!!!
kikidawn kikidawn 8 years
**copy of the pictures
kikidawn kikidawn 8 years
Wooza! All of them (Obama, Biden, Emanuel, Colbert) are hot hot hot! I definitely want a copy the pictures outlined ;) :drool: :faint:
momma-tikita momma-tikita 8 years
what about the hotness of comment 51? :rotfl:
liliblu liliblu 8 years
I think it's his mind she finds hot. Smart is a turn on.
momma-tikita momma-tikita 8 years
:rotfl: CG!
CaterpillarGirl CaterpillarGirl 8 years
naw, he would be overshadowed by Rahms hotness.
liliblu liliblu 8 years
Thanks mommaof2. :)
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