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Live-Blogging the Census One-Year Kickoff

The Eye is attending the U.S. Census Bureau's National Partner Kick-off at the Willard Intercontinental Hotel, marking one year until Census Day 2010. Updates throughout the morning. 12:10 p.m.: Wrapup: As the meetings wrap and participants prepare for a networking...

By Ed O'Keefe  | March 30, 2009; 11:35 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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NTEU's Kelley on Obama's Big Speech

National Treasury Employees Union president Colleen M. Kelley issued the following statement about President Obama's speech to Congress, picking up especially on his comments about the increased work of the federal government: The national economic picture spelled out by President...

By Ed O'Keefe  | February 25, 2009; 1:34 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Highlights of White House Procurement Breakout Session

Apologies for not posting these sooner, but below are the highlights of yesterday afternoon's breakout session about procurement during President Obama's Fiscal Responsibility Summit, as provided by the pool reporter, Jon Ward of The Washington Times. The Eye promises to...

By Ed O'Keefe  | February 24, 2009; 5:40 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Facebookers Back Howard Dean for HHS Secretary

In the wake of Thomas A. Daschle's decision to withdraw his name from consideration for secretary of health and human services, some Democrats said they were at a loss for whom President Obama might nominate next. Will the latest online...

By Ed O'Keefe  | February 6, 2009; 11:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (17)
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Daschle and Killefer Linked By More than Taxes

As the departures of Thomas A. Daschle and Nancy Killefer spell trouble for President Obama, they also take away a little more of the luster of Northwest Washington's Wesley Heights neighborhood, where both former administration nominees live, and where real...

By Ed O'Keefe  | February 4, 2009; 3:15 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (5)
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Michelle Obama Visits HUD

Michelle Obama greets Department of Housing and Urban Development employees today during a visit to the department's headquarters. (Photo by Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images) First Lady Michelle Obama continued her tour of Federal agencies and departments today, stopping by the...

By Ed O'Keefe  | February 4, 2009; 1:34 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (54)
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