Rahm Emanuel to step down

White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel will depart from his position on Friday to pursue a bid to become the next mayor of Chicago, reports NPR. Anonymous sources informed NPR that Emanuel plans to announce his resignation on Friday before heading towards Chicago to tour neighborhoods to hear voters’ concerns in preparation for a possible run for mayor. Although the White House does not confirm these claims, President Obama is set to make a personal announcement Friday at 11:05 ET.

Full NPR article

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