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UPDATE: Did Adolfo Carrión Accept Questionable Donations?
By Mariela Rosario | 03/03/2009 - 16:45

President Barack Obama's choice for Director of the newly created White House Office on Urban Policy, Adolfo Carrión, is facing allegations that he accepted thousands of dollars in donations from city developers in exchange for approving or funding their projects.


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Adolfo Carrión Appointed Director of Office on Urban Policy
By Mariela Rosario | 02/20/2009 - 16:30

Bronx Borough President Adolfo Carrión is moving to Washington! President Barack Obama recently tapped the NYC politico to be the first director of the newly created Office on Urban Policy. After months of speculation about a possible appointment for Carrión, Obama put the doubters to rest with the announcement this past Wednesday.


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Hilda Solis's Confirmation Vote Finally Moves to Senate
By Dorkys Ramos | 02/12/2009 - 15:00

Rep. Hilda Solis (D-Calif.) is one step closer to joining President Obama’s Cabinet as Secretary of Labor. After being stalled for weeks, the Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Senate committee voted to send Solis’s nomination to the full Senate yesterday.


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Obama and Richardson Camps Play the Blame Game
By Mariela Rosario | 01/06/2009 - 17:49

Before New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson was even offered the position of Secretary of Commerce in President Elect Brack Obama's new cabinet, some serious vetting occurred. Or did it?


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Bill Richardson Withdraws Name from Commerce Secretary Contention
By Yuliana Gomez | 01/05/2009 - 16:29

New Mexico governor Bill Richardson recently announced that he was removing himself as President-Elect Barack Obama’s candidate for Secretary of Commerce because of a federal grand jury investigation into his state administration’s awarding of profitable contracts to a company that was a major campaign contributor.


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