Tuesday, February 08, 2005

Rove Is Promoted To Deputy Staff Chief

Job Covers a Broad Swath of Policy

By Peter Baker

Washington Post Staff Writer
Wednesday, February 9, 2005; Page A21

During President Bush's first term, outsiders often suspected that Karl Rove was really behind virtually everything. Now it's official. Rove, the political mastermind behind two presidential elections, yesterday was named White House deputy chief of staff in charge of coordinating domestic policy, economic policy, national security and homeland security.