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Now another aspect of this symbiosis is coming to light with this story by Jonathan Martin in Politico that points to simple nepotism - another Chicago machine staple - as a means for Obama to reward those prominent Democrats who were early or important supporters by hiring their relations:
They're well-known names in Democratic politics - Kerry, Clyburn, Hamilton, Gregoire, Mikva and Emanuel - but have received little attention because they're not taking jobs in the senior-most ranks of the government. They are:
• Cameron Kerry, the brother of an early Obama backer, Massachusetts Sen. John Kerry, who has been tapped as chief counsel at the Commerce Department.
• Mignon Clyburn, daughter of House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn of South Carolina, who received a coveted appointment to the Federal Communications Commission
• David Hamilton, nephew of former congressman and Democratic elder statesman Lee Hamilton, who was appointed to an appellate judgeship
• Courtney Gregoire, daughter of Washington Gov. Chris Gregoire, who last week was tapped as director of legislative affairs at Commerce
• Laurie Mikva, daughter of legendary former Chicago judge and Congressman Abner Mikva, who was appointed to the board of the Legal Services Corporation, which provides legal aid to low-income people
• And Ezekiel Emanuel, brother of White House chief of staff Rahm Emanuel, who is a special adviser on health care to OMB Director Peter Orszag.
originally posted by: xuenchen
originally posted by: RickyD
Man something big must be about to break soon...only time I see so many anti-trump threads go up like this.
BIG butter-up onslaught ongoing before the IG report comes out.
They must know it's gonna be a whopper.
All the Democrat operatives got the message Monday 😎
All Hell will break loose soon 🎁🔆
originally posted by: Oldtimer2
a reply to: CB328
Another lame liberal post,Obama had both family's on payroll,quite a few in high paying do nothing jobs,something liberals are good at,doing nothing,no brains like any other liberal,like OP
trump isnt destroying our government, he is destroying the cabal. and returning the government back to the people