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…Read More »
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…Read More »
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…
(Cross Posted at Peter Porcupine)
The man of principle is known as such, and even in the fury of faction is respected.
Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882) An interesting appointment has been made by the Bush White House. U.S. William Delahunt, D-Mass., has been named as a Congressional representative to the 62nd session of the General Assembly of the United…