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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.

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

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

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

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.

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

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

  • Aaron Blake and Juliet Eilperin
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  • Jan 16, 2013
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