Guest Host: Katty Kay

President-elect Obama has already named more than half of the top positions of his administration. A look at his record-breaking appointment pace and an update on the massive jobs program he hopes to create.


  • Peter Baker reporter, The New York Times
  • James Pfiffner professor of public policy, George Mason University
  • Alexis Simendinger national correspondent for the "National Journal"
  • Paul Light is a professor with New York University's Wagner School of Public Service.


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