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"More lipstick..." doesn't mean "less gridlock," says Daily Beast writer

Here at OutFront we've reported on President Obama's second term cabinet lacking in diversity.

The President Obama officially announced his Jack Lew, his current chief of staff for Treasury Secretary. His latest addition is on top of his recent picks - former Senator Chuck Hagel for Defense Secretary, John Brennan for CIA director, Sen. John Kerry for Secretary of State.

Binders closed: Rangel says mostly-male Obama picks 'embarrassing'

And New York Congressman Charlie Rangel say "it's embarrassing as hell." The Democratic representative expressed Thursday his frustration with the Obama administration for not picking women and minorities for top cabinet positions.

"The questions I've heard are fair," he said on MSNBC. "The record does speak for itself."

With a record high 98 women in the new Congress, we'll have less gridlock, right?

OutFront tonight: Salem Radio's Michael Medved and Tara Maller with the New America Foundation.


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  1. Joey at Purdue Univ

    Because five dudes to every lady is working out great so far...

    January 11, 2013 at 3:35 pm | Reply

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