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  • Obama's 'culture clash' with Congress

     
    by Christi Parsons and Peter Nicholas Barack Obama walked the halls of the Capitol as a senator for nearly four years, and in his earliest decisions following election assembled a coterie of key advisers with deep roots in Congress. And......
  • Ten for Tuesday: Hill to the Hill

     
    Sen. Clinton will face tough questions about her husband's fundraising at confirmation hearings today, but the more likely pitfalls are on how she handles substantive questions on foreign policy and past differences with Barack Obama. The AP finds at........
  • Senatorial deference: Unsworn Hill

     
    Steven Chu, who once won a Nobel prize, was sworn in at his confirmation hearing as Energy Secretary today. Hillary Clinton, whose truth telling was investigated by an independent counsel and a grand jury, was not sworn in at......
  • Arne Duncan inspires Republican lovefest

     
    by Frank James Arne Duncan's confirmation hearing to be the incoming Obama Administration's Education Secretary could have easily been confused for a lovefest. Or the peaceable kingdom with the lion laying down with the lamb. Because the atmosphere was...
  • Chu beams into Senate hearing

     
    by Jim Tankersley, and updated Only on Capitol Hill - and maybe an elite physics department near you - does a Nobel-winning scientist garner round-the-corner lines, an overflow crowd and a cascade of flashbulbs when he steps out in public.......
  • Will stimulus lack 'green' infrastructure?

     
    By Jim Tankersley Barack Obama has pitched his stimulus package as a quick jolt for the ailing economy and a "down payment" on his priorities as president. But those goals appear to be colliding in at least one key area:......
  • Ten on a Wednesday: Hillary on her way

     
    Despite a significant flap over her refusal to agree to limits or additional disclosure on her husband's foreign fundraising, Hillary Clinton seems headed for confirmation after a deferential hearing in which she emphasized diplomacy. The Washington Post,...
  • Chu gets nerdy on energy

     
    By Jim Tankersley There's a difference between a Nobel-Prize-winning physicist and your garden variety cabinet nominee. That difference: nerdiness. And we mean that in the best possible way. Witness this fantastically detailed video posted on the change....
  • Senate approves 7 Obama nominees

     
    by Jim Tankersley The Senate quickly confirmed seven of President Obama's cabinet nominees this afternoon, mere hours after the Inauguration - but it left many more, including Hillary Clinton, to wait at least another day. Among those winning approval by....
  • Inauguration: Bush, Obama, SC Justices

     
    Bush, Obama and the Supreme Court arrive at the Capitol. Also, the future Cabinet -- Eric Holder, Steven Chu, New Yorker Shaun Donovan.......
  • Obama: Build a better microwave

     
    by Jim Tankersley President Obama will officially ask the Energy Department today to speed up its efforts to set congressionally mandated efficiency standards - some of them long-overdue - for household appliances. It's a move sure to be welcomed by......