Introducing ‘Washington in Transition’

December 17, 2012

A few items that caught our attention today:

• The Washington Post has launched a new “Washington in Transition” page that provides transition-planning news for President Obama’s second term and tracks who is coming and going. Stay tuned so you don’t miss a thing.  


(Christ Haston/NBC)

• The new NBC comedy “1600 Penn,” which debuts Monday at 9:30 p.m., is “absolutely, absolutely not a political show,” according to the show’s creator, who also plays the president’s son. He said the series is about a dysfunctional family living under a microscope at the famous White House address. 

• In the Loop columnist Al Kamen provides the latest scuttlebutt on who might replace Energy Secretary Steven Chu

Josh Hicks covers the federal government and anchors the Federal Eye blog. He reported for newspapers in the Detroit and Seattle suburbs before joining the Post as a contributor to Glenn Kessler’s Fact Checker blog in 2011.
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