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.

Justin Duckham
Justin Duckham is a Senior Washington Correspondent with the Talk Radio News Service. Justin is a proud alumnus of UC Merced, where he studied History, Philosophy and American Studies. Prior to making the jump to politics in 2008, Justin was a music journalist in California. Follow Justin on Twitter @Jduckham

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Friday, March 6

● Gag order is revoked by court

● “Two for one” promoter hit with fine

● FOIA suit seeks Kissinger’s phone calls

● IRS tax help goes online

● Butane and bongs don’t mix

● Tobacco industry kicks scientists off panel

Major U.S. Banks Pass Hypothetical Stress Test

The simulated economic stress test is now a required practice conducted by the Federal Reserve on a quarterly bases by the Dodd-Frank Act

LISTEN: The Day Ahead – March 6, 2015

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NASA arrives at the dwarf planet Ceres, February employment figures are released and the Deputy Secretary of State visits Ukraine.

McConnell To Postpone Vote Over Iran Nuclear Deal

The legislation would allow Congress to approve or reject final negotiations over Iran’s nuclear capabilities currently being brokered between Iranian officials and six other nations including the U.S.

LISTEN: The World in 2:00 – March 5, 2015

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In South Sudan and Yemen, a pair of political reconciliation efforts run into trouble.

McCain, Graham: Iranian Military Leader In Iraq Jeopardizes ISIL Mission

Iranian Major Gen. Qasem Soleimani is leading the charge to retake the Iraqi city of Tikrit from ISIL terrorists on the ground. (Photo Credit: Twitter)

Iranian Major Gen. Qasem Soleimani is widely regarded as one of the most powerful men in Iraq.