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McCain Raises Concerns About Former Raytheon Lobbyist’s Ability to be Effective
Senator John McCain (R-AZ), United States Senate
January 26, 2009 


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POGO in the News


Treasury nominee to keep corporate pay, By Jim McElhattonThe Washington Times, May 12, 2009 


Amid Obama's change, there's also more of the same, By Nancy Benac, The Associated PressUSA Today, March 1, 2009 


The Difficulty Of Walking The Line, By Eliza Newlin CarneyNational Journal, February 9, 2009 


Ethics Groups Pounce On Gibbs' Statement, By Rob SteinHuffington Post, January 29, 2009 


McCain presses Obama's Pentagon nominee on conflicts, By Jim WolfReuters, January 28, 2009 


Raytheon lobbyist picked for deputy Defense post, By Julian BarnesThe Los Angeles Times, January 23, 2009 


Lynn's appointment still not settled, By Jen DimascioPolitico, January 23, 2009 


The President Orders Transparency, EditorialThe New York Times, January 23, 2009 


Obama's shunning of lobbyists in his administration isn't ironclad, By Jim Drinkard & Ann FlahertyAssociated Press & The Minneapolis - St. Paul Star Tribune, January 22, 2009 


POGO urges Obama to withdraw Lynn's nomination, By Alice LipowiczFederal Computer Week, January 22, 2009 


Gates tries to reassure US Congress on deputy pick, By Andrew Gray; and Andrea Shalal-EsaReuters News , January 22, 2009 


Committee Needs Waiver to Act on Lynn Nomination for Defense Deputy, By Josh RoginCQ Online, January 22, 2009 


Obama Lobbyist Rules May Bar Deputy SecDef Nominee, By William MatthewsDefense News, January 22, 2009 


Obama’s ethics rules come with exceptions, By Elise Castelli Federal Times, January 22, 2009 


Ex-Lobbyist, Defense Official Criticized for Conflicts of Interest, Record, By Justin RoodABC News for Brian Ross, January 22, 2009 


Watchdogs want ex-lobbyist out, By Jen DimascioPolitico, January 22, 2009 


SEC Pick Pledges to Ratchet Up Oversight, By Zachary A. GoldfarbThe Washington Post, January 16, 2009 


Obama's SEC choice promises aggressive action, By Marcy Gordon, AP Business WriterDenverpost.com, January 15, 2009 


Chu May Push Labs To Evolve; Panel Questions DOE Nominee, By Michael Coleman, Albuquerque Journal/ Washington BureauThe Albuquerque Journal Online, January 13, 2009 


Dennis Blair, By Mark ThompsonTIME Magazine, January 12, 2009 


Nonprofit raises issue with pick for intelligence, by Matthew CellaThe Washington Times, January 9, 2009 


Energy Department Cites Gains as Obama Vows Changes, Bloomberg News, January 5, 2009 


Justice Leader's Job: Renew A Battered Agency, By Ari ShapiroNational Pubic Radio (NPR) - Morning Edition, November 10, 2008 


Obama Called on to Give Federal Jobs a Makeover, Joe DavidsonThe Washington Post - Federal Diary, November 7, 2008 


Advice for the next president, whoever he is, By Gregg CarlstromFederal Times, October 20, 2008 


Watchdog unveils government reform priorities for next administration, By Robert BrodskyGovernment Executive, October 20, 2008 


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