Obama faces a choice between a new direction that would place environmental conservation above corporate interests, and a pick similar to past selections at the Department of the Interior.
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With government as the investor of last resort, Obama has broad support to implement major changes in the educational, health care, and energy systems using federal money.
This is not a time for the left wing of our Party to draw conclusions about the Cabinet and White House appointments that President-Elect Obama is making.
Shinseki has always put patriotism ahead of politics, and is held in high regard by veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan.
Barack Obama rolled out his national security team on Monday morning, bringing together a group of highly qualified stars tasked with carrying out his...
A thought I've had: there have been some complaints from movement progressives about the centrism/orthodoxy of Obama's economics appointments. To some...
It's time to bring in a new generation of leaders to the White House, not just a new version of the same.
At this critical juncture, we don't need someone at the head of the Pentagon who is satisfied with the status quo. Here's a suggestion: Antonio Taguba.
Why is John Brennan, who worked "the dark side" with Dick Cheney over at the CIA in contention for running the CIA but Richard Clarke isn't?
Romer wrote, if not the book, at least the chapter for Encyclopedia Britannica on the Great Depression.
I've been genuinely mystified by the disappointment and surprise being expressed by many liberals over the fact that Obama's most significant appointm...
President-elect Barack Obama made David Axelrod's White House post official Wednesday, naming his chief campaign strategist as a senior advisor to the...
The question is whether the good to be had by appointing Hillary Clinton to a high position in the incoming government outweighs the bad. Is she really worth all the baggage? No, she isn't.
When did you realize that Barack was The One? Provide exact month, day, and year of your enlightenment, and the names of at least two (2) witnesses.
The nation's top two intelligence officers expect to be replaced by President-elect Barack Obama early in his administration, according to senior inte...
Though I don't know Rahm Emanuel personally, I know those who deal with him. He's a ball-buster, to put it bluntly and, as Chief of Staff, can keep Democrats thinking long-term.
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