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Southers advises TSA nominee to focus on threats, not unions

Erroll Southers, who was formerly nominated for the position, tells Federal News Radio what he thinks will be the biggest hurdles for retired Maj. Gen. Robert Harding, President Obama's new pick to head the Transportation Security Administration.

Tags: management , TSA , retired Maj. Gen. Robert Harding , Erroll Southers , TSA Administrator , Gale Rossides , Dorothy Ramienski

Tuesday - 03/09/2010, 08:00pm EST

Webb holds DoD nominations over JFCOM closing

Sen. Jim Webb (D-Va.) said he will hold DoD nominations until he gets information related to the Joint Forces Command closing in Norfolk.

Tags: Jim Webb , JFCOM , DoD Update , Dorobek Insider

Tuesday - 10/26/2010, 04:47pm EDT

Sen. Webb puts hold on DoD nominations

Sen. Jim Webb (D-Va.) said he will place a hold on all Defense Department nominations for civilian and flag or general officers, saying the Pentagon has not been forthcoming with information about its decision to close the Joint Forces Command in Norfolk, Va.

Tags: JFCOM , Jim Webb , Robert Gates , nominations , transparency , DoD Update

Tuesday - 10/26/2010, 10:01am EDT

Census nominee: blunt response to mixing politics and the count

President Obama's nominee to head the U.S. Census Bureau responded in the bluntest terms possible to questions regarding the politicization of the 2010 census. Senate leaders expect to vote on the nomination before adjourning for the Memorial Day recess.

Tags: management , Census , Dr. Robert Groves , Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs , Senator Tom Carper , Senator Susan Collins ,

Friday - 05/15/2009, 07:39pm EDT