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  • Obama names more WH staffers

     
    by Christi Parsons Barack Obama's team this morning named Phil Schiliro to serve as the president's assistant for legislative affairs, a key position for the Capitol Hill veteran and campaign advisor. The announcement also makes official the...
  • Obama likely to pick moderate justices

     
    People wait in line to enter the US Supreme Court on October 6, 2008. (Photo: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images) by Frank James David Savage, who covers the Supreme Court for the Tribune's Washington bureau, has a good piece that looks......
  • Report: Obama wants Pardongate's Holder as AG

     
    Report from Newsweek: Obama will appoint Washington lawyer and former Justice Department deputy Eric Holder as AG. This is the guy who allowed himself to be used by Clinton confidante Jack Quinn (perhaps in hopes of a job with......
  • "DWTS": Why Lance will part, Part 3

     
    Ladies and g'men, your winners... Now that Cody's gone, we get to this question -- the only question. Who do the judges, and by association, ABC, want to win? That's all that matters. In their minds they already have......
  • Holder as AG: Why Marc Rich matters

     
    Obama, sources say, has settled on Eric Holder as his attorney general nominee, and has apparently concluded that Holder's role in the Marc Rich pardon -- which is now, disingenuously, being described as tangential -- won't be an obstacle......
  • Q and A with Jill Snyder, ex-Red Maple chef

     
    As you may know, Jill Snyder was eliminated from Bravo's Top Chef competition last night. Our own Richard Gorelick got the scoop from her about the episode. EL 'The good news for Baltimore chef Jill Snyder was that she had......
  • 'Top Chef': Jill, we hardly knew you

     
    Maryann here, recapping for you live(ish) from Mary's couch. (And Mary here, in italics.) This week, we had a chance to watch the show together. Not a lot of drama from the cheftestants, but plenty of eye-rolling and scoffing from......
  • Just what exactly happened in that courtroom?

     
    There's one word that comes to mind from yesterday's court hearing involving petitions to remove four Gloucester supervisors: confusion.Confusion as to why the hearing, scheduled for 3 p.m., began more than 30 minutes late. Substitute Judge Westbrook J....
  • King, on Kelly vs. Mukasey: I like Ray!!!

     
    The stories this morning recounting a fight between NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly and Attorney General Michael Mukasey over warrants for terror-related surveillance sound important, but it's hard to know what to make of them. The actual, leaked...
  • Obama's (Clinton's) roster fits the Bill

     
    by Christi Parsons and Peter Nicholas The roster shaping up for the Barack Obama administration is starting to look a little familiar, with an ironic pattern emerging as one name after another is added to it. A striking number of......
  • Mukasey alert after collapsing Thursday

     
    by Frank James (updated at 12:36 pm with Mukasey statement) Good news this morning on Attorney General Michael Mukasey. He's reportedly alert and communicating after having what at first sounded like a stroke Thursday evening while giving a speech......