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The Swampby John McCormick President-elect Barack Obama will name Chicago Public Schools chief Arne Duncan as his Secretary of Education at a West Side news conference Tuesday morning, a transition official said. The two men are friends and often play basketball.....
Spin CycleWith an endorsement from Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada the Caroline Kennedy rollout seems like a coronation, but the savvy NYTimes guys say she faces "a rough path" as she moves to woo upstate political leaders. The......
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Spin CycleHere's the schedule of confirmation hearings in DC, via The Page: Thursday, Jan. 8 Tom Daschle for Health and Human Services secretary Friday, Jan. 9 Rep. Hilda Solis for Labor Tuesday, Jan. 14 Sen. Hillary Clinton for Secretary of......
The Swampby Mark Silva Bill Ayers, that "washed up terrorist,'' the way the McCain-Palin campaign wanted to portray an early supporter of Barack Obama in Chicago, or distinguished professor of education at the University of Illinois at Chicago, the way academics.....
Spin CycleSen. Clinton will face tough questions about her husband's fundraising at confirmation hearings today, but the more likely pitfalls are on how she handles substantive questions on foreign policy and past differences with Barack Obama. The AP finds at........
The Swampby Mark Silva With the inauguration of Barack Obama as president, Sports Illustrated is covering the story behind the story: Obama's Dream Team. Senior writer Alexander Wolff examines "the powerful influence the game of basketball'' has had on the 44th......
The Swampby Frank James Arne Duncan's confirmation hearing to be the incoming Obama Administration's Education Secretary could have easily been confused for a lovefest. Or the peaceable kingdom with the lion laying down with the lamb. Because the atmosphere was...
Spin CycleDespite a significant flap over her refusal to agree to limits or additional disclosure on her husband's foreign fundraising, Hillary Clinton seems headed for confirmation after a deferential hearing in which she emphasized diplomacy. The Washington Post,...
The Swampby Jim Tankersley The Senate quickly confirmed seven of President Obama's cabinet nominees this afternoon, mere hours after the Inauguration - but it left many more, including Hillary Clinton, to wait at least another day. Among those winning approval by....
The Swampby Mark Silva First Lady Michelle Obama, launching a thank-your tour at the Department of Education - the first of many federal agencies which she promises to visit in coming weeks and months - promised today that her husband's administration......
Tags: Michelle Obama, Schools, Education, Barack Obama
The Swampby Mark Silva What is it about second-graders, and getting out of the White House? This one wasn't on the White House daily schedule: President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama dropped in at a charter school in Washington......
The Swampby Christi Parsons Michelle Obama joined White House chefs Sunday afternoon for a public preview of the state dinner that night, praising the kitchen's huckleberry pie and confessing that, yes, she might even do the traditional duty of coming up......
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