Ra Ra Rahm?
By Marcus Gilmer in News on Nov 5, 2008 8:22PM
Before the ink was dry on the papers announcing them as winners of their respective races, it seems buddies Barack Obama and Rahm Emanuel might get to work even closer. Several media outlets are now picking up on a story by Congressional newspaper Roll Call, which is reporting Rahm has accepted an offer to be Chief of Staff for the Obama Administration (henceforth referred to as the Obamistration). Rahm was elected to the U.S. House when Blago left to run for governor in 2002. He spear-headed the 2006 Democratic take-over of Congress and won his seat last night with a 74 percent vote total, not that it matters as it looks like he'll be bidding Congress adieu.
Update: MSNBC is reporting Rahm has accepted the position.