There appears to be some rust on that old Chicago Democrat Machine...
The White House Used Bill Clinton to Ask Sestak to Drop Out of His Race
President Obama's chief of staff used as an intermediary to see if would drop out of a Senate primary if given a prominent, but unpaid, advisory position, people briefed on the matter said Friday.
Rahm Emanuel, the White House chief of staff, asked Mr. Clinton to explore the possibilities last summer, according to the briefed individuals, who insisted on anonymity to discuss the politically charged situation. Mr. Sestak said no and went on to win last week's Pennsylvania Democratic primary against Senator Arlen Specter.