White House

  • Transition Update

    President-elect Obama will hold his first news conference today since winning the presidency. The Democrat will address the financial crisis after meeting with members of his transition economic advisory board. After that, Obama is planning…

  • Obama transition learns from the past

    Common mistakes hope to be avoided by setting tone early

  • Is Your Job Safe?

    During the election, President-elect Obama promised to fire poor-performing managers but will he follow through on that? Professor Don Kettl, director of the University of Pennsylvania’s Fels Institute of Government, joins us to talk about…

  • Dream Team

    President-elect Barack Obama has yet to name most of the people he would like to serve in his administration, including the person who would fill the role of National Security Advisor. Who is he likely…

  • Inauguration Magic

    FederalNewsRadio has been telling you all about what’s going on downtown, but what about behind the scenes? Jim Bendat is author of the book “Democracy’s Big Day – The Inauguration of our President 1789 –…

  • Obama amends order to include CTO

    In a notice published in Wednesday’s Federal Register, the President amended Executive Order 12859 from August 1993 by removing the AIDS Policy Coordinator and replaces it with an Assistant to the President and Chief Technology Officer

  • House GOP crying foul over Census

    House Republicans up in arms over a possible change in the management of the Census.

  • White House launches Recovery.gov

    The White House, with the help of the General Services Administration, launched the site this morning. Sources say the site is using similar technology behind the USAspending.gov site to track federal contracts and grants.

  • The vexing agency recovery issue — and remember, the transparency has never been done

    There is all sorts of consternation right now about the stimulus bill. There is all sorts of concern about the money flow itself, which is more like a fire hose. Many agency executives are concerned…

  • Anatomy of a CTO false alarm, but… but a CTO hint maybe?

    On Wednesday, literally during Federal News Radio 1500 AM’s Daily Debrief with Chris Dorobek and Amy Morris, we had a sudden read alert — had the CTO been named? It came in the form of…