Walsh, Kenneth T.
Articles by Walsh, Kenneth T.
Emanuel will try to find consensus where possible and control access to the president.
The White House plans for a Bush-Obama meeting with all three living ex-presidents on January 7.
As he assumes the presidency, Obama will draw inspiration from Lincoln, FDR and Kennedy.
He appears intent on making his White House staff the focal point.
The prospects are fading for congressional action before Inauguration Day.
Political strategists says she needs a plan now if she wants to stay a "hot property" in the GOP.
President Bush and his aides have taken a lighthearted approach to the episode.
The president hoped to draw positive media attention to Iraq with his trip.
Vice President Cheney pushed President Bush to expand his powers.
Pressure is rising on Obama to please many constituencies that helped him win the White House.