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Second Terms

Reprinted from Mullings.com

Now that the biggest parlor game in the world “Who will be the next President” is over, the next parlor game that has us obsessing here in our nation’s capital is: Who is in and who is out in President Obama’s second-term Cabinet and senior White House staff?

Putting together the senior team for a second term is far different from the first term. Oh, there are professional members of the transition team who have served in previous Administrations, but the new boss is likely to be overwhelmed with the number of decisions that have to be made in the relatively few weeks between election day in early November and Inauguration Day on January 20. Continue reading