(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.