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March 18, 2010

Rumors: Two House Democrats Already Promised Administration Positions?

Maybe Tom "Don't Screw With This" Coburn had some specific folks in mind when he said House Democrats who walk the plank for ObamaCare shouldn't expect cushy landings in the Executive Branch.

Seems Bart Gordon, a No the first time around who just announced that he's a yes, might be in line to take over NASA.

If true, this has at least two implications. First, the administration is willing to throw Charlie Bolden under the bus. Second, they’re also willing to throw the new plans for NASA under the bus for health care, because Gordon (who just happens to be the relevant committee chairman) has expressed skepticism about them.

Insty also says another Tennessee Congressman John Tanner might be named Ambassador to NATO.

I hear Brussels is lovely this time of year.

It's not clear if this kind of stuff is covered by "Hope" or "Change".

BTW- Tom Coburn needs a cool nick name. The Hammer is taken and The Sheriff has been damaged beyond repair.

What do you think?


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