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If Hillary, Why Not Me?

Lloyd Garver | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lloyd Garver

Obviously, I'm not expecting a Cabinet position. I'll be happy with a lower level job. I'm not looking for fame and fortune. I just want to help the country. Okay, I admit it. I'd like a little perk, too.

About That Bipartisan Cabinet, Hold Your Horses

Gail Vida Hamburg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Gail Vida Hamburg

Surprise, surprise, the party of ideological purity that wouldn't yield on anything in the last eight years has had a deathbed conversion about bipartisan government.

The Next Chairman of the FCC

Art Brodsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Art Brodsky

The first qualification for the new FCC chairman should be a firm dedication to Goal No. 1 -- The public interest, not private interest, should govern.

What We Need Now: An Ungrateful President

Alan Dershowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Alan Dershowitz

In selecting his team, Obama should look to future opportunities -- to how he can help solve the critical problems of the nation and the world -- and not to past obligations.

Will President Obama Invite Women into His Administration?

Madeleine M. Kunin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Madeleine M. Kunin

With the announcement of Rahm Emanuel as chief of staff, the names of other potential appointees have begun to surface. What concerns me is that not many names of women have been mentioned.

Why Rahm Is Right

Eric Schmeltzer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Eric Schmeltzer

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.