Latest Transition News
Streamlined federal job appointments process showing results.
Former MIT scientist and professor approved unanimously, 97 to 0.
The agency’s No. 2 had been in the post for four years.
Department veteran and top National Security Council aide Danny Russel is tapped for East Asia post.
Catlin O’Neill, chief of staff in Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi’s office, joins the social media giant
Cameron Kerry named acting Commerce Secretary.
While most of the Cabinet jobs are filled or have nominees, nearly half the deputy slots are open.
For the second straight day, action on an Obama Cabinet choice is delayed amid GOP objections.
Silicon Valley lawyer Nicole Wong is in line to be senior adviser to the White House chief technology officer.
Who’s in the inner circle, and what the diversity breakdown looks like.
With the addition of two more nominees, Obama’s second-term Cabinet is less diverse than his first.
Sources said Charles Rivkin was likely pick for job — State Department says not happening.
Vogue editor may be the pick after mega-bundler Marc Lasry’s withdrawal.
Former three-term Sen. Russ Feingold may be named special envoy to troubled Central African region.
The Charlotte mayor gets picked to be transportation secretary on his 42nd birthday. If confirmed, he’ll be the youngest secretary — and one of the youngest in recent history.
Hedge fund billionaire cites business reasons for not taking job in Paris.
Undersecretaries for economic and energy matters and public diplomacy and public affairs leaving in summer.
With North Korea and trade with Asia on the front burner, key positions are still open.
Chatter at Foggy Bottom is that Dan Sepulveda may be tapped to deal with international communications.
Mega-bundler raised more than $1 million for Obama 2012 campaign.