President Obama recruits former Clinton chief of staff John Podesta John Podesta, a former chief of staff to President Bill Clinton, is returning to the White House to advise President Barack Obama as he struggles to regain his footing after the flawed healthcare law rollout.Podesta steered Obama's transition team in 2008 after he won the presidency.
Races to watch: Will Obamacare sink Democrats in 2014? Three years after President Barack Obama admitted that his party took a “shellacking” in the midterm elections, Republicans are setting their sights on another political wave in 2014. It’s a new battle, but the GOP is using the same weapon: public skepticism over Obamacare.
Bill Clinton recalls Mandela's message of unity Former President Bill Clinton praised the late Nelson Mandela Friday as a leader who sought to demonstrate not only the power of forgiveness, but a message of unity and cooperation.“He was a very, very effective president,” Clinton said in an interview with NBC’s Brian Williams.