Federal News Countdown for May 21st

Friday - 5/21/2010, 8:23pm EDT

Federal News Countdown for May 21st

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My experts on the Countdown this week:

--Melissa Chapman, Vice President for Health Solutions at Agilex; former HHS Chief Information Officer
--Rich Cooper, Principal, Catalyst Partners; former DHS and NASA official

Their choices for the most important Federal news stories of the week:

NUMBER THREE
Chapman: Study Finds HIT Expansion Could Save $261 Billion
Cooper: Colleagues, lawmakers weigh in on Pistole TSA nomination

NUMBER TWO
Chapman: Could Obama ask for a federal pay cut?
Cooper: Taliban planning attacks in Washington

NUMBER ONE
Chapman: FDA May Disclose More Details on Drug
Cooper: Md. second-grader gives first lady pop quiz on immigration