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Rebecca Blank

Another Obama Cabinet Member Leaving

AP | Posted 05.18.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Acting Commerce Secretary Rebecca Blank is leaving the Obama administration to serve as chancellor of the University of Wisconsin-Madiso...

Obama Commerce Secretary Out On Medical Leave

Posted 06.11.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON, June 11 (Reuters) - U.S. Commerce Secretary John Bryson, under investigation for his role in an alleged hit-and-run accident and anoth...

Who Will Replace Larry Summers? The Possible Candidates To Head White House Economic Team (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | William Alden | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

As pundits produce unofficial lists of candidates to replace top White House economic adviser Lawrence Summers -- who will leave the White House to re...

Changing the Federal Poverty Measure...or Not

Diana M. Pearce | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Diana M. Pearce

An accurate measure must be created that truly reflects the 21st century realities facing the working poor. Only then can we hope to find who, where and why we still have poverty in the world's richest nation.