Obama and the agencies

Mernit, Judith Lewis
February 2011
High Country News;2/7/2011, Vol. 43 Issue 2, p17
The article presents the background and struggle of several government agencies in the U.S. that are under President Barack Obama's administration. In the federal judges, nearly 60 percent of the active federal judges were Republican when Obama became president. There was a series of Inspector General investigations from 2004 to 2008 that revealed a culture of fear within Interior, especially at Fish and Wildlife section. Also, it highlights the condition of the Department of Energy.


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