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.
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Secretaries must get candidates pre-approved or choose someone from White House list.
Full chamber could consider Peter Orszag, Obama’s pick to lead OMB, as early as Inauguration Day.
John Berry worked on locality pay as a congressional aide and work-life programs at Interior.
SBA reviews November circuit court decision’s implications for set-aside programs.
President-elect wants to modernize buildings and cut energy consumption.
Obama surrogates argue that infractions were minor and should not tarnish Timothy Geithner's candidacy.
Ohio Republican George Voinovich has focused on civil service and management issues for years.
Senator has focused on civil service and federal management issues for years.
Minority staff director job goes to Lawrence Brady, who was a senior policy adviser on the panel and staff director of the Energy and Resources subcommittee.