White House Chief of Staff Bill Daley said he’s leaving his job to spend more time with his family. Here are some other power players who made similar moves — whether their reasons were believed or not. — By Melinda Henneberger / She The People
Sen. Ben Nelson (D-Neb.) announced in December that he would not seek reelection in 2012. The two-term senator and former governor said in a Web video that he wanted to spend more time with his family and look for other ways to serve the country.Melina Mara/The Washington Post
When Urban Meyer claims he’s leaving his job coaching football at the University of Florida to be a family man, then signs on with Ohio State for $4 million a year, we naturally suspect he’s not like that guy in “Cheaper by the Dozen” who gave up his dream coaching job to spend more time with the home team.