Presidential Appointments Process
Participants talked about the presidential appointments, how the process is viewed by corporate leaders and other potential nominees, and the problems of finding willing nominees. Following their remarks they answered questions from the audience.
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Michael Armacost President Brookings Institution
Nancy L. Kassebaum-Baker U.S. Senator (Former) [R] Kansas
Paul Light Director Brookings Institution->Public Service Center
Franklin D. Raines Chairman and CEO Fannie Mae
Rebecca Rimel President and CEO Pew Charitable Trusts
Virginia "Ginni" Lamp Thomas Senior Fellow Heritage Foundation->Government Studies
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