It appears to be official.
Oh, and I called it. Here's the Politico today:
The announcement will send a signal that Obama is eager to work with Congress, and plans a swift launch of an aggressive agenda that will focus on the economy, taxes, energy, education and health care.
Here's me yesterday:
Clearly, the choice of Rahm Emanuel as White House Chief of Staff indicates that the president-elect is going to be pushing a very aggressive legislative agenda...
I'm very serious!