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Not Quite Yet for a New OPM Director


The Washington Post wrote this morning that John Berry, the director of the National Zoo in Washington, had accepted an offer from President-elect Obama to become director of the Office of Personnel Management. That appears to be somewhat premature, according to Zoo spokeswoman Pamela Baker-Masson, who said moments ago when I spoke to her:

"It’s a rumor. He has not heard from President-elect Obama. He has not accepted the position. They have contacted him, that much I’m happy to confirm."

More as I get it.

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