Mar 4, 2013 — The president continues to fill vacancies in his cabinet that have been created by second-term departures. All three are subject to Senate confirmation.
Sep 29, 2011 — It obviously seemed like a good idea at the time to some Obama administration officials to have a major fundraiser for the president working inside the Energy Department to supervise the career employees who reviewed the applications for federally backed green-energy loans. In hindsight, however, that may seem like a case of borrowing trouble.
Mar 17, 2011 — It's probably unnecessary to point out that Nobel laureate physicist Steven Chu, President Obama's energy secretary, is scary smart but in an approachable way. That came through in his appearance Wednesday when he parried questions from lawmakers.