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Janet Napolitano

Can Obama's Big Tent Team of Friends and Rivals Really Deliver Change?

Christine Pelosi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Christine Pelosi

While many are skeptical that former rivals can actually work together to achieve change, 66 million Americans vested Barack Obama with the responsibility to try.

Obama Pick Gives Arizona A GOP Governor

AP | DEVLIN BARRETT and PAUL DAVENPORT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President-elect Barack Obama's Cabinet picks Monday are sweet political gifts for the Republican who'll become governor of Arizona ...

Obama's National Security Team

Huffington Post/AP/NYT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The New York Times, in previewing President-elect Obama's national security team, reports that several key members have more "hawkish" records than he...

Ms. Napolitano Goes to Washington (With Mixed Feelings)

Francine Hardaway | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Francine Hardaway

I don't have inside information, but she sure knows a lot about what the Department of Homeland Security does, and what it needs to do for someone who intends to run for the Senate.

Promising Signs As Obama's Cabinet Shapes Up

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joseph A. Palermo

As secretary of state, Hillary Clinton could play the heavy with the Israeli government (for once) and demand that it makes serious concessions toward creating an independent Palestinian state.

Arizona Reacts: Governor Tapped for Homeland Security Secretary

Dawn Teo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dawn Teo

If Napolitano leaves the governorship before completing her term, Republican Secretary of State Jan Brewer would automatically become governor.

Welcome to My World, Janet... Now, Please Restore Some Dignity to It

Frank Sharry | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Frank Sharry

First things first, kudos to the President-elect on his likely pick for Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). Arizona Governor Jan...

The Change To Competency

James Boyce | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
James Boyce

Finally today we have the "news" that the Department of Homeland Security has wasted $60 billion in spending, is rudderless and I might add, clueless.

Janet Napolitano, Homeland Security Secretary?

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

***Update 12/1, 11 AM*** At a news conference today, Obama introduced his picks of retired Marine Gen. James Jones as White House national security ...

Uncertainty Over Obama Education Adviser

Alexander Russo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Alexander Russo

In education circles, there's no hotter topic than who is going to be the next Secretary of Education--and if it's going to be Linda Darling-Hammond.

Obama Transition Team Named

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Barack Obama has named his entire transition team -- formally organized as the Obama-Biden Transition Project, a 501(c)(4) organization. The work of t...

Janet Napolitano: Attorney General?

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

UPDATE 11/13: The Washington Independent reports that Napolitano hasn't ruled out the AG spot: After Arizona Gov. Janet Napolitano, widely rumored t...

More Debbie Wasserman Schultz, Please

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Her performance was so strong and so well focused that it would be foolish not to immediately send her out on the campaign trail and/or to as many television interviews as she can squeeze into her schedule.

Happy Hillary Supporters: What the Mainstream Media Is Not Reporting

Marlene H. Phillips | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Marlene H. Phillips

From the top tier of the Pepsi Center, graduate student Erin Cheuvront was even more confused. "I know the major news broadcasts are spending a lot of time talking about disunity, but all of us here are seeing just the opposite."

The Democratic Convention...and a Front Seat to Women's Issues

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Marcia G. Yerman

Hillary Clinton didn't clinch the nomination, yet her impact on the process has been indisputable. There is a great deal for women to celebrate.

A Woman's Place Is On The Ticket

Ruth Sherman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ruth Sherman

When it comes to electing the president, the better communicator almost always wins. This truth did not bode well for Hillary Clinton, nor does it look good for John McCain.

Building a High-Trust World: Obama and the Democratic Platform

Steve Clemons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steve Clemons

What I love most about the Party platform is that it started with a focus on what we need to do in America as Americans -- and not necessarily on the wars and conflicts in which war are embroiled abroad.

The Ideal Combination for President: Women Governors

Laura Liswood | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Laura Liswood

McCain or Obama will be only the third president in history to go directly from the Senate to the White House. To me, women governors are more likely to possess the skills senators have to acquire.

Girlfriends for VEEP

Sue Casey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sue Casey

Even if I weren't a girl, I'd be recommending that the smartest choice is that Obama's running mate be a woman. My three picks are Hillary Clinton, Janet Napolitano, and Olympia Snowe.

2006 Arizona Gubernatorial General Election:
Munsil (R) vs Napolitano (D-i)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

AZ-Gov: Munsil vs Napolitano

Democratic Governors Rally In Support For Obama

Politico | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

On Thursday, the nation's Democratic governors will gather in Chicago, united in one common goal: to bring real change and a new direction to our nati...

If Not Hillary, Who Will Be The First Female President?

New York Times | Kate Zernike | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

If not her, who? Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton may or may not become the first female president of the United States, but if fate and voters deny he...

Thomas B. Edsall

As New Hampshire Dust Settles, New Clinton, Obama Strategies Emerge

HuffingtonPost.com | Thomas B. Edsall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The strategic goal behind Hillary Clinton's announcement today of an aggressive $70 billion economic stimulus package is to shift the debate onto favo...