Bill Daley

The White House viewed through a gate in front of the building. (Photo credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

With Inauguration Over, Obama Administration Returns To Work

The focus returned to hot button issues like gun control, for which U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel have been pushing hard. Some Democrats in Congress have been hoping for compromise on at least part of their agenda.

CBS 2–01/22/2013

Bill Daley, who is considering a run for governor, called life in politics 'brutal.' (CBS)

Mulling Run For Governor, Bill Daley Calls Life In Politics ‘Brutal Job’

Bill Daley, who’s considering a run for governor, talked politics Tuesday at a donor breakfast at Misericordia House on Chicago’s North Side.


William Daley (Getty Images file)

Bill Daley Considering Run For Illinois Governor

Former White House chief of staff Bill Daley says he’s “seriously” thinking about running for Illinois governor.


A television ad funded by Education Reform Now features Mayor Rahm Emanuel discussing why the tentative contract with the Chicago Teachers Union is a good deal for students and parents. (Credit: Education Reform Now)

Emanuel’s TV Ads On Teachers’ Contract Make Bill Daley Change The Channel

Mayor Rahm Emanuel has received mixed reviews from two high-profile Chicago politicians for recent TV ads featuring the mayor commenting on the new contract for Chicago Public Schools teachers.

WBBM Newsradio–09/25/2012

Bill Daley At The Inauguration

Bill Daley: With Teachers’ Strike Over, Better Focus On Education Is Needed

A stage full of politicians, teachers, public officials and nonprofit leaders says the big battle lies ahead, even though the Chicago teachers’ strike has been settled.

WBBM Newsradio–09/25/2012


Could Chicago Teachers’ Strike Affect Race For President?

During the past three days, coverage of the Chicago teachers’ strike and the teachers’ various rallies have made headlines across the nation, and even Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney has weighed in, but could the strike actually affect the race for president? CBS 2’s Jim Williams tried to find out.

CBS 2–09/12/2012

Walter Jacobson

Walter’s Perspective: My Crystal Ball On Bill Daley’s Plans

So the big “B” boys in the White House, Bill Daley and President Barack Obama, are getting divorced, because – they say – Daley wants to be in Chicago with his family. Or, could it be that Daley wants to be in Chicago to get set to run for governor?

CBS 2–01/10/2012

Bill Daley At The Inauguration

Mayor Emanuel: Chief Of Staff Role Tough On Anybody

Mayor Emanuel, who was White House Chief of Staff before Bill Daley, says Daley can leave the White House with his head held high for a job well done.


President Barack Obama listens to his Chief of Staff Bill Daley as they walk along the colonnade before leaving the White House in Washington, DC, on December 14, 2011 en route to Fort Bragg, North Carolina, where they will embrace returning troops and seek to turn the page on the divisive, bloody and costly period of modern US history stained by the Iraq war. (Photo credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Bill Daley Resigning As Obama’s Chief Of Staff

Chicagoan Bill Daley is stepping down as President Barack Obama’s chief of staff at the end of the month, after about a year as the president’s top aide.

CBS Chicago–01/09/2012

Bill Daley At The Inauguration

Bill Daley To Stay At White House Through 2012 Campaign

Retired Mayor Richard M. Daley’s brother, William Daley, has told President Barack Obama he will stay on as White House Chief of Staff through the 2012 re-election campaign.

CBS Chicago–10/12/2011

White House Chief Of Staff Bill Daley, in blue suit and tie, watched the raid that killed Osama Bin Laden in real time from the White House. (Credit: White House Photo)

Bill Daley Among Senior Staff Who Watched Bin Laden Raid

Among the senior White House staff who watched the death of Osama Bin Laden do down in real time, was Chicagoan and White House Chief of Staff Bill Daley.

CBS Chicago–05/03/2011

William Daley (Getty Images file)

AP: Obama Considering Bill Daley For A Top Aide Spot

President Barack Obama is considering naming former Commerce Secretary William Daley to a top White House job, possibly chief of staff, a person familiar with the matter said.