Politics

Bill Daley visits White House

President Obama was scheduled to meet in the Oval Office on Wednesday afternoon with William M. Daley, the former Clinton administration commerce secretary who has emerged as the leading contender for the role of White House chief of staff.

Mr. Daley was set to hold a series of meetings in the West Wing, an official said, including one with Gene Sperling, who is expected on Friday to be named as director of the National Economic Council. The president has not made a final decision on either of the two men, but an official said the jobs were so closely intertwined a meeting was necessary.

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