Rahm Emanuel Accepts Job as Obama's Chief of Staff

Rep. Rahm Emanuel (D-IL) will be Obama's COS.
According to MSNBC, a senior adviser to Barack Obama has confirmed that Rep. Rahm Emanuel (D-IL) has accepted the chief of staff position for Obama’s new administration.


Update: According to TPM Election Central, an Emanuel spokesperson is disputing the MSNBC report: "No decision has been made, the spokesperson says."
Amanda Terkel is Deputy Research Director at the Center for American Progress and serves as Deputy Editor for The Progress Report and at the Center for American Progress.