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Michelle Obama All Buttoned Up At Department Of Commerce (PHOTO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

First Lady Michelle Obama stopped by the Department of Commerce, where she was praised by Commerce Secretary Gary Locke for "blazing a path in high st...

The Commerce Secretary From Boeing

David Segal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Segal

Former Washington governor Gary Locke has worked hard to minister to the needs of the hometown corporation. Since being appointed as commerce secretary, he has an even higher perch from which he can do so.

Cuba, the Low-Hanging Fruit for Obama, Braces for Change

Richard Walden | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Richard Walden

Changing U.S. policy towards Cuba is the low-hanging fruit on President Obama's foreign policy agenda. Change can be accomplished at the stroke of a pen.

J. Bonnie Newman To Senate As Judd Gregg Replacement

The Huffington Post | Stuart Whatley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

UPDATE 2/3: Democratic Gov. John Lynch has picked Republican Bonnie Newman to replace GOP Sen. Judd Gregg, President Barack Obama's nominee for commer...

Bill Richardson Withdraws Commerce Bid -- Time to Call Leo Hindery

Steve Clemons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steve Clemons

Leo Hindery, who was an economic advisor to the Obama campaign and authored the interesting book It Takes a CEO, is a real stand out who the Obama team should consider for Commerce.

Digital TV Converter Coupons In Short Supply

Reuters | Kim Dixon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

U.S. consumers who wait too long to request government coupons to subsidize converter boxes for the digital television transition in February may come...

We Need a High Tech Foreign Policy: Clinton and Richardson Working Together

Michael Likosky | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Michael Likosky

Will making information on government expenditures readily available make governance more transparent?