Obama Taps Veteran Policymaker as Top Economic Adviser

President Obama continued the makeover of his senior staff today with the appointment of top economic advisers who will oversee the administration's approach to job growth and recovery from the recession. Obama named Treasury Department official Gene Sperling, a veteran economist and policymaker, to head the National Economic Council, a post he previously held in the Clinton administration. Speaking at a window factory in Maryland, Obama hailed Sperling as an "extraordinary asset" with a...Full Story
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