Obama Hires Democratic Heavyweight Podesta
December 10, 2013

Via AFP:

President Barack Obama has hired senior Democratic strategist John Podesta to try to get his troubled second term back on course, The Washington Post reported.

Podesta, 64, served as chief of staff to Bill Clinton when he was president and will work for Obama for a year as an adviser in his inner circle, the Post said, quoting sources familiar with the move.

Podesta will return to the White House as Obama tries to regain his political footing and popularity following the very messy rollout of his signature achievement, the health care reform known as Obamacare.

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