John Podesta, Former White House Chief of Staff

John Podesta was President Clinton's last chief of staff at the White House.

Now from the vantage point of heading the Democrat's favourite think tank, he is an informal advisor to President Barack Obama who is playing high stakes in trying to get his healthcare plans through. What's his inside view of the President's progress?

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Sun 11 Oct 2009 06:32 GMT

BBC World Service Archive

BBC World Service Archive

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