The Washington Post

Tricky timing for new Cabinet announcement; deja vu on new secretaries; Hatch Act tweaks; remembering Sen. Inouye (read-this roundup)

(J. Scott Applewhite/AP)

Flashback — And speaking of new Cabinet-dwellers, concern over the optics of appointing two white dudes is giving our pal the Fact Checker a case of deja vu all over again.

Feds on the trail — The House is set to vote on tweaks to the Hatch Act.

Aloha to Sen. Inouye — The life and times of Sen. Daniel Inouye in the Post’s full obituary, plus an account of how his colleagues learned of his death.

Emily Heil is the co-author of the Reliable Source and previously helped pen the In the Loop column with Al Kamen.


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