Election 2012: In Depth interviews

This is a special Election 2012 edition of the In Depth show blog. Here you can listen to the interviews, find more information about the guests on the show and links to additional resources.

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Today’s guests:

Dan BlairPresident and CEO, National Academy of Public Administration

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Changes are undoubtedly on the way for President Barack Obama’s second term — from key personnel to new policies and proposals.

And getting that done is going to take a little help from the outside. Dan Blair, president and CEO of the National Academy of Public Administration, joins In Depth to discuss how his group and others can help jump-start Obama’s second term.

Colleen KelleyPresident, National Treasury Employees Union

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Last night was a victory for the National Treasury Employees Union. But that was only step one in the long term agenda to represent their federal employee members.

Colleen Kelley, the president of the National Treasury Employees Union, joins In Depth to share her reaction to the election as well what the political landscape looks like for advancing some of NTEU’s long-term goals.

NTEU Leader Applauds Obama Victory; Turns Immediate Focus to Upcoming Lame-Duck Session (related link)

Gordon LuboldNational Security Reporter, Foreign Policy

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It’s not as extreme as a new administration but there’s plenty of changes coming to the Pentagon. Everything from foreign policy to the leadership of the Defense Department could look different in just a couple of months.

Gordon Lubold, a national security reporter at Foreign Policy and the author of Situation Report.

It’s back to work at the Pentagon (related link)

Trey HodgkinsSenior Vice President and leader of the Global Public Sector team, TechAmerica

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As we continue our post-election coverage, the spotlight is turning to human capital, tax issues, technology and contracting issues.

Trey Hodgkins, senior vice president and leader of TechAmerica’s Global Public Sector team, joins In Depth to discuss the group’s reaction to the election news and what’s next on the agenda for the continued working relationship with President Obama.

Also on the show:

Pentagon Solutions: DoD’s Wennergren on innovation, leadership

Causey: Presidential surprises – don’t be surprised!

In Depth brings you the latest cybersecurity and defense news. Below, find links to the stories mentioned.

Governments and companies band together to push cyber protections (Nextgov)

F-35 celebrates 500th sortie as program grows (Air Force)

John Jumper to lead $7B National Security, Health and Engineering Solutions Business (SAIC)


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