Lisa Monaco http://www.kunc.org en Obama Names New Chief Of Staff, New Counterterrorism Adviser http://www.kunc.org/post/obama-names-new-chief-staff-new-counterterrorism-adviser Saying he is choosing "one of my closest friends and one of my closest advisers" for the job, President Obama on Friday said that longtime aide Denis McDonough will be his next chief of staff.<p>During a midday event at the White House that was remarkable for the expansive comments the president made about his friend's character, his dedication and the respect he gets from those who work in the administration, Obama said McDonough has "the kind of heart that I want in the White House."<p>"Despite the unbelievable pressures" McDonough has faced as a top national security adviser, the president Fri, 25 Jan 2013 16:06:00 +0000 Carrie Johnson 39281 at http://www.kunc.org Obama Names New Chief Of Staff, New Counterterrorism Adviser