Report: Rahm Emanuel May Be Mulling White House Bid

The subject reportedly came up during conversations with Democratic donors.

Chicago Mayor and former White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel may be harboring Presidential ambitions, according to a report Friday in the Daily Beast.

The subject reportedly came up during conversations with Democratic donors. The Mayor’s office has since stated that Emanuel is not interested.

Prior to joining the White House as Obama’s first Chief of Staff in 2009, Emanuel represented Illinois 5th District for three terms and ultimately became the chair of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee.

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Israel Rejects Kerry-Brokered Ceasefire Agreement

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu shake hands amid a news conference in Jerusalem on December 5, 2013. [State Department photo/ Public Domain]

The deal would have implemented a one-week humanitarian ceasefire in a violent fight that has already claimed the lives of more than 800 lives on both sides.

House Oversight Committee Rejects White House Immunity Claim

“Failing to comply with a Congressional subpoena is a serious matter,” said Committee Chair Rep. Darryl Issa (R-CA).

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A pending ceasefire deal to end the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, Ukraine’s Prime Minister steps aside, and the third commercial airline crash in a week.

Dems Push To Let Young Undocumented Immigrants Enlist

“By allowing them to enlist we … ensure that all branches of our military stay fully staffed,” Rep. Polis (D-Colo.) said.

Pentagon: Russia Likely Transferring Heavy Weapons Into Ukraine

Ukrainian separatists could be heavily equipped with tanks, armored vehicles and rockets “potentially today”

Pelosi: Keep 2008 Bill And Border Funds Separate

“Don’t hold the children hostage to the cosmetics of how tough you are on the border,” Pelosi said.