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Treasury pick's tax problems not seen as show-stopping

Senate minority whip objects to fast-track treatment for Timothy Geithner, but others are warming to the nominee.

January 14, 2009 Leave a comment

Shinseki to seek transformation of Veterans Affairs

Retired Gen. Eric Shinseki says he anticipates challenges similar to those he faced in modernizing the Army.

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House committee chairman vows vigorous oversight of Obama administration

Rep. Edolphus Towns, D-N.Y., will focus on federal procurement, among other issues.

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IG: Energy should reevaluate plans to bury depleted uranium oxide

Severe budget cuts in Office of Environmental Management led department to drop promising research.

January 14, 2009 Leave a comment

OMB pick pledges better integration of management and budget duties

Initiatives will include bolstering acquisition workforce, speeding hiring and improving program performance.

January 14, 2009 Leave a comment

Minor Missteps

The withdrawal of Bill Richardson’s nomination and the selection of Leon Panetta to head the CIA are unlikely to mar Obama’s transition record too badly.

January 13, 2009 Leave a comment

Agency heads get guidance on top hires

Secretaries must get candidates pre-approved or choose someone from White House list.

January 13, 2009 Leave a comment

Senators aim for swift confirmation of budget nominee

Full chamber could consider Peter Orszag, Obama’s pick to lead OMB, as early as Inauguration Day.

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Zoo chief could be named OPM director soon

John Berry worked on locality pay as a congressional aide and work-life programs at Interior.

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Defense procurement case cited in delay of women’s contracting program

SBA reviews November circuit court decision’s implications for set-aside programs.

January 13, 2009 Leave a comment