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Presidential Appointees

Much Ado About Nothing on Obama's White Guy Appointees

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 03.17.2013 | Politics
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

Their tenures in these positions often far out ran the tenure of the president that appointed them. But because they were largely nameless and faceless they got very little attention. Obama's appointments to the judiciary are a near textbook example of that. Few can name any of them.

A Timely Cabinet Appointment for Science

Lawrence M. Krauss | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lawrence M. Krauss

One Presidential appointment that is likely to be overlooked by pundits, but, for the long-term health of our economy, is equally important to include in this set is that of Presidential Science Advisor.

Electing Administrations, Not Just Presidents

Rachel Barkow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rachel Barkow

The President may be a "decider," but most decisions are made elsewhere in the bureaucracy.