Rahm Emanuel to Quit Tomorrow; Pete Rouse In

Obama to announce chief of staff shuffle tomorrow
By John Johnson,  Newser Staff
Posted Sep 30, 2010 12:42 PM CDT
Sources: Rahm Emanuel Out; Pete Rouse In
President Obama is pictured in the Oval Office with aide Phil Schiliro, left, and senior adviser Pete Rouse last year.   (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

Washington's worst-kept secret is that much closer to being official: The AP quotes two anonymous sources saying that Rahm Emanuel will resign tomorrow to run for mayor of Chicago. President Obama will give him a White House sendoff and announce that senior adviser Pete Rouse will permanently replace him as chief of staff, reports the New York Times. Rouse has been an Obama adviser since the president first came to town 6 years ago as senator.
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