Commerce Secretary

May 1, 1961 - Facing East.
May 1, 1961 - Peace overtures between Laos and Cambodia. South Vietnam situation. U.S. Foreign Policy. Domestic Unemployment. Scientists weighing weather conditions for launch of first Manned Spaceflight. Jordan's King Hussein announces wedding engagement. Last day to help Newstalgia. Donate whatever you can. It all helps! Read more...
Bill Daley was just announced as President Obama's Chief of Staff. During his last White House gig in 1996 he literally faceplanted (fainted) as he fainted during the announcement to become Commerce Secretary for Bill Clinton. Read more...
Exercising The Cautious Optimism Clause - The Economy In 1964
(Sec. of Commerce Luther Hodges - 1964 was something of a fishing expedition) Howard K. Smith (ABC News): “If anyone drew up a list of the seven Read more...
While playing tribute to his political hero Abraham Lincoln last night, President Obama took a humorous, subtle dig at Judd Gregg for withdrawing as Read more...
[media id=7337] Senator Gregg suddenly rediscovers his conservative roots and decides that he wouldn't be a "good fit" in the Obama administration. W Read more...

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That was quick. Republican Sen. Judd Gregg of New Hampshire has withdrawn his nomination to become President Barack Obama's commerce secretary. In Read more...
[media id=7251] With New Hampshire Senator Judd Gregg's nomination today, President Obama has matched Teddy Roosevelt for the most bipartisan cabinet Read more...
While the Sydney Morning Herald is reporting it as about to happen, CBS is reporting that it is a done deal and that Zoellick got the nod: The top c Read more...
Jay Rosen has a great take on Novak. He clearly highlights the 6/29 Ed Henry segment on "Inside Politics" which I felt was an important piece of infor Read more...
Ashcroft, Evans Resign From Bush Cabinet By TERENCE HUNT, AP White House Correspondent WASHINGTON - Attorney General John Ashcroft (news - web sites), Read more...