Tag Archives: appointments

Obama to Nominate John Kerry for Sec. of State Today

Not a huge surprise, but Foxnews is reporting that President Obama will nominate Massachusetts Senator John Kerry to be the next Secretary of State. A senior administration official says President Obama on Friday will nominate Sen. John Kerry, D-Mass., as his next secretary of state. Kerry’s nomination marks Obama’s first move in a sweeping overhaul of his national security team…

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Appoint Brown as the interim senator!

This is a no brainer. He’s already got the office and staff and the pension and health plan, so just have him hang out down there for a few more months. It will cost us millions of dollars to give someone else a Senator’s pension and health plan – we are still paying what’s his name that filled in when…

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Blago Appoints Senator… Constitutional Crisis?

Blagojevich appoints Obama Senate successor

Senate Democratic leadership: Appointment ‘will ultimately not stand’ msnbc.com staff and news service reports

updated 7:41 p.m. ET, Tues., Dec. 30, 2008 Defying U.S. Senate leaders and his own state’s lawmakers, Gov. Rod Blagojevich on Tuesday appointed former Illinois Attorney General Roland Burris to replace President-elect Barack Obama in the U.S. Senate. Blagojevich, accused of…

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