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Barack Obama Appointments

Obama Announces Various Administration Appointments

Posted 12.24.2012 | Politics

President Barack Obama announced several appointments to administration posts on Friday. Among the names listed were Mohamed A. El-Erian and Richar...

Vetting Obama's Judges: The Case for Chris Schroeder

Victor Williams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Victor Williams

Obama needs to keep the Senate queue full of judicial nominations and use the bully pulpit to demand timely confirmation. Judge confirmations and GOP obstruction should be a mid-term campaign issue.

Recess Appointments: Obama Prepares to Implement "Yes We Can!"

Victor Williams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Victor Williams

President Obama can and should fill federal vacancies with the stroke of his pen. In this time of crisis, history may judge harshly if he fails to do so.

Obama's Regulation Czar Nominee Sunstein Faces Scrutiny

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Harvard Law School professor Cass R. Sunstein, a widely admired intellectual and friend of President Obama, has spent years delving into the obscure i...

Obama Appoints Openly-Gay Hochberg To Run Export-Import Bank

Politico | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A source tells me Fred Hochberg, an openly gay former Clinton Administration official, will be named to head the Export-Import Bank. Hochberg, who wa...