Underlings who once feared the Daley lash are now talking of liberation.
But Daley, a man of many grudges, was angered when the gun bill went down to defeat by a tiny margin.
White House visitor logs show that Rahm has met with a cavalcade of Daley allies during the past 18 months.
While that took its toll, it was not fatal, says a Daley friend.
According to Daley, Obama knows it's a huge decision that America can't make without international support.
As Miller entered the closet and closed the door, Sargent turned the key and admitted Daley greatly excited.
"It's the quantity, then, you find—ah—difficult," said Mr. Daley.
A fellow wants to do something beside stick in his room and grind, Mr. Daley.
Mr. Daley leaned back in his chair and gazed for a minute at the table.
He called Daley, one of the criminal assistants, and ordered him to show the prisoner his room.