The transition hits some rough spots
St. Paul, Minn. — President-elect Obama is nearing the end of his appointments list. He's chosen people from different ethnic backgrounds, different parts of the political spectrum. But not all of the appointments have pleased everyone.
An expert on patronage says Obama may have a huge problem satisfying the number of people who want jobs in his administration.
- Kathy Kiely: Political reporter for USA Today.
- David Lewis: Professor of political science at Vanderbilt University. His latest book is "The Politics of Presidential Appointments: Political Control and Bureaucratic Performance"
- Dennis Goldford: Professor of politics at Drake University.
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