Rahm Emanuel

Rahm Emanuel

Rahm Emanuel, chief of staff for President-elect Barack Obama, addresses a gathering of corporate CEOs at an economic conference sponsored by The Wall Street Journal, at the Four Seasons Hotel in Washington, Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2008. Emanuel was a senior advisor to President Bill Clinton and has represented the Fifth Congressional District of Illinois in the House of Representatives since 2002. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)