Politics and Slow Vetting Process Keep Government Understaffed

By: Friday May 3, 2013 5:58 am

The partisan gridlock in Washington combined with a slow moving vetting process has led to many of the key posts in the Obama Administration remaining vacant. Even as the administration asks for more power to police the internet and meddle in other country’s affairs abroad it lacks the staff to meet current responsibilities. As the [...]

Alan Krueger Nominated to Council of Economic Advisers

By: Monday August 29, 2011 7:00 am

An economist from Princeton University will be nominated today to be the chief economic adviser to the President. No, not that one. Alan Krueger. If confirmed by the Senate, Mr. Krueger, a labor economist, is likely to provide a voice inside the administration for more-aggressive government action to bring down unemployment and, particularly, to address [...]