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Posted at 11:21 AM ET, 02/07/2013

Joshua DuBois leaving White House

President Obama announced Thursday at the National Prayer Breakfast that Joshua DuBois, head of his Office of Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships would be leaving the post, effective Friday.

By Elizabeth Tenety  |  11:21 AM ET, 02/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:50 AM ET, 02/05/2013

Obama chief speechwriter leaving White House

Departure update on Jon Favreau, President Obama's chief speechwriter, who's been reported to be leaving his post for some time.

By Rachel Weiner  |  11:50 AM ET, 02/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:10 PM ET, 01/24/2013

Gillibrand sounds like a 'yes' on Hagel

The New York senator had been the most skeptical Democrat on the Armed Services Committee.

By Aaron Blake  |  06:10 PM ET, 01/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:44 PM ET, 01/17/2013

Obama pressured to put more Latinos in Cabinet

NHLA is lobbying for three Latino Cabinet members; NALEO wants at least two.

By Rachel Weiner  |  02:44 PM ET, 01/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:46 AM ET, 01/17/2013

Denis McDonough to be Obama's new chief of staff

President Obama is expected to name deputy national security adviser Denis McDonough, one of his closest confidants who served in his senate and campaign offices, as his new chief of staff, associates said.

By David Nakamura  |  09:46 AM ET, 01/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:37 PM ET, 01/16/2013

Latino group says Obama's Cabinet should have two Latinos

The organization of Latino policymakers says two Latinos should be appointed to replace the two departing Latinos.

By Aaron Blake  |  01:37 PM ET, 01/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Cabinet, diversity, Hispanics, Latinos, NALEO, washingtonintransition

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 01/16/2013

Interior Secretary Salazar to leave in March

The former Colorado senator has served for the duration of Obama's presidency.

By Aaron Blake and Juliet Eilperin  |  08:00 AM ET, 01/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Cabiner, Cabinet, Interior, Ken Salazar, washingtonintransition