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Obama Vetting

Obama's Over-The-Top Ethics Rules Leave Many Top Jobs Empty: Newsweek

Newsweek | Evan Thomas and John Barry | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Obama has an ambitious agenda and an economy to fix. Yet hundreds of top government posts stand empty. One reason: over-the-top ethics rules...

Obama Tightens Up Appointments After Gaffes

The Hill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The Obama administration has tightened up its in-house vetting in the wake of problems with several nominees. The higher level of scrutiny is the mai...

Sam Stein

Inside Obama's Vetting Process: What Went Wrong?

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Only a few weeks had passed since the election when Tom Daschle's name was leaked as the nominee for Health and Human Services Secretary. A well-respe...

Intense Vetting Underway For Obama Hires: "You're Guilty Until Proven Innocent"

usatoday.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The first thing then-White House chief of staff Kenneth Duberstein did was apologize to the job candidate he was about to interview. He told him he wa...