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September 30, 2010 4:48 PM

Obama's likely new staff chief was known as '101st senator'

Pete Rouse, who's widely expected to take over Rahm Emanuel's chief of staff duties at the White House, spent 25 years as the consummate Democratic insider in the U.S. Senate, including four years as chief of staff to then Sen. Obama. His political career includes a stint as an aide to a Republican politician in Alaska.

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