Onlookers stand at the site of a bomb blast in Mumbai Nov. 26, 2008. (Reuters)...
The Obama family hands out turkeys at a South Side Catholic church.
Bayh aide newly powerful.
In a blog posting on National Review Online, Di Rita, who served in several Pentagon jobs under Rumsfeld from 2001 to 2006, writes that Gates focused on Iraq and Afghanistan at the cost of carrying on Rumsfeld's efforts to bring about "the most rapid and profound transformation" of the defense establishment since 1947.
President-elect Barack Obama continued rounding out his White House staff today, naming Jonathan Favreau director of speechwriting and Cecilia Munoz director of intergovernmental affairs.
Barack Obama defended himself this morning against charges that his campaign mantra of "Change We Can Believe In" is being undermined by his decision to fill his administration with familiar faces.
President-elect Barack Obama today named former Federal Reserve chairman Paul Volcker to head a new advisory panel designed to help guide the administration's efforts to stabilize the nation's struggling financial system and create millions of new jobs.
President-elect Barack Obama's third news conference in as many days will focus on creation of an emergency economic advisory panel, headed by former Federal Reserve chairman Paul Volker. The annual White House turkey pardon, presided over by still-President Bush, has been pushed back 30 minutes to avoid overlapping with the president-elect's event.
President-elect plans to announce members of his national security team early next week
Peter Orszag has been hailed as the first blogger to join the White House at Cabinet rank, as well as for his fiscal acumen. Having been named by President-elect Barack Obama to head the Office of Management and Budget, he has now hung up his blogging hat over at the Congressional Budget Office, where he was director.
Vice President-elect Joe Biden continued to fill top positions in his office today, naming three new senior staff members with broad portfolios.
Barack Obama's newly formed inaugural committee promised today it will not raise money from corporations, political action committees or currently registered lobbyists for the historic celebrations on Jan. 20 that will mark the dawning of the Obama administration.
By Chris Cillizza As the presidential campaign entered its final months, it became increasingly clear...
Climate change policy will get a boost next year from the fact that some of the most senior members of the Obama administration have focused on the issue during their careers, Sen. John Kerry (D-Mass.) told reporters today.
President-elect Barack Obama announced his director of the Office of Management and Budget today in Chicago, as well as deputy director.
By John Amick At a news conference yesterday, President-elect Barack Obama introduced his core group...
The Federal Emergency Management Administration, a tragicomic disaster since Hurricane Katrina in August 2005 -- and even before then -- looks to be getting a facelift under the Obama administration, sources tell us.
David W. Ogden, who oversees the Justice Department transition for President-elect Barack Obama, has emerged as the top candidate to become the department's second in command.
By Chris Cillizza Ted Kaufman, a longtime aide to Joe Biden, will be appointed by...
By Al Kamen With the top slots at the State Department and the National Security...
Former Iowa governor Tom Vilsack said yesterday he is not a candidate for agriculture secretary, telling the Des Moines Register that he had never been contacted by aides to President-elect Barack Obama about any administration position.
By John Amick The Obama camp, once famous for its discipline and ability to keep...
President-elect Barack Obama will officially introduce members of his incoming economic team today during a news conference in Chicago.