appointments

One huge effect of filibuster reform: Obama can actually fire people

Thursday's rules change makes it easier for the government to hire good people and fire bad ones.

  • Ezra Klein
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  • Nov 21, 2013
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Obama’s record on appointing women is much worse than Clinton’s

When it comes to gender diversity, at least, the Obama administration's second to Clinton's -- and a distant second, at that.

  • Ezra Klein
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  • Aug 26, 2013
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Does the White House want Mitch McConnell to be majority leader?

The Washington Post is reporting that Senator John Kerry is being seriously considered to head the Department of Defense. I cannot, for the life of me, understand why.

  • Ezra Klein
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  • Nov 13, 2012
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