Denis Mcdonough

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  • Paul Ryan: Immigration legislation unlikely in '14

    Days after House Republicans unveiled a roadmap for an overhaul of the nation's broken immigration system, one of its backers said legislation is unlikely to pass during this election year.


  • ** FILE ** President Obama shakes hands with then-Deputy National Security Adviser Denis McDonough in the East Room of the White House in Washington, where on Jan. 25, 2013, he announced he will name Mr. McDonough as his next chief of staff. (Associated Press)

    White House to saturate airwaves with Obama's message on Syria

    The Obama administration on Sunday ramped up efforts to build support for a military strike on Syria, with Secretary of State John F. Kerry meeting in Europe with allies and Arab leaders and White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough blitzing the U.S. political talk shows to urge Congress to back President Obama.


  • Tim Brinton

    LAMBRO: From bureaucratic snafu to explosive cover-up

    "Oh, what a tangled web we weave when first we practice to deceive."


  • **FILE** This photo from March 6, 2011, shows then-Deputy National Security Adviser Denis McDonough speaking in Sterling, Va. He is now the White House Chief of Staff. (Associated Press)

    Obama to top aide Denis McDonough: Stop biking to work

    Going green in the Obama administration has taken a new twist. President Obama has just ordered his top aide, newly minted Chief of Staff Denis McDonough, to stop biking to work.


  • **FILE** Sen. Rand Paul, Kentucky Republican (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

    Obama leak of visa plan draws fire

    Congressional Republicans on Sunday accused the White House of poisoning the well on immigration reform by leaking a draft proposal while senators from both parties are working toward a compromise on the issue, saying the move shows President Obama is more concerned with scoring political points than passing legislation.


  • Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

    Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows:


  • Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

    Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows:


  • **FILE** This photo from March 6, 2011, shows then-Deputy National Security Adviser Denis McDonough speaking in Sterling, Va. (Associated Press)

    Obama taps McDonough as chief of staff

    President Obama will announce Denis McDonough, a longtime senior adviser, as his new chief of staff at a ceremony in the East Room in the White House early this afternoon, according to a White House official.


  • President Obama delivers an address on Libya at the National Defense University in Washington on Monday, March 28, 2011. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

    White House: 'No mercy' is not a doctrine

    As President Obama addressed the country Monday to explain his decision 10 days ago to attack Libya, the White House insisted there are no broader axioms to draw from it, and his top advisers said it is not a precedent for what he might do in Syria, Sudan or other situations.


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