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As President Obama (Finally) Rounds Out Cabinet, Top Posts Remain Empty Throughout Administration

  President Obama began this week by tapping Charlotte mayor Anthony Foxx to head the Department of Transportation and ended it by nominating major campaign donor Penny Pritzker for Secretary of Commerce. While both nominees pose potential problems- Foxx has a rocky history with contracts and the Pritzker family’s hotel chain has been accused of abusing employees- the biggest narrative to emerge out of the week’s nominations has focused on […]

(CORRECTION) Operation Gunrunner, with Stimulus Dollars, had Obama and Holder Approval in March of 2009

Editor’s note: Sometimes things get confusing. The Right Scoop has a correction here. Apparently “gun-running” and “gun-walking” reference different programs. The video has been set to private. *** At a March 24, 2009 press conference, posted over at The Right Scoop, Robert Gibbs introduced a program that he said was “very important to the President.” It was announced that Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, Deputy Secretary of State […]