Axelrod to Follow Emanuel in White House Exit

September 24, 2010

(ChattahBox Political News)—With the news that White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel has plans to leave his White House post, as early as October, to begin a Chicago mayoral campaign, now David Axelrod, one of President Obama’s top advisers will also be returning to Chicago to prepare for Obama’s 2012 presidential campaign. White House aides expect Axelrod to remain in the White House through most of 2011.

Axelrod, a longtime political strategist from Chicago is anxious to return home. And his family still resides in the windy city.

The LA Times writes:

“David Axelrod, a top advisor to President Obama and the main architect of his election victory in 2008, will leave the White House next year and return to Chicago to work on the president’s reelection campaign, a White House aide said Thursday.”

” has not specified a departure date, but he plans to remain in his current position “well into 2011,” the aide said.”

Rahm Emanuel is expected to leave Washington when the senate adjourns in early October, to allow lawmakers to campaign for the November elections.


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