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Washington Watch: Prospect’s insider on who gets the top jobs

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Tumbler speculates on the job market

What was supposed to be a smooth process of President-elect Obama picking the top three jobs at state, treasury and Pentagon has been interrupted by three unexpected developments. First, the financial crisis made the treasury the hot seat. Second, the venerable Paul Volcker, said he’d like the chance to save the world again, as he did back in 1980 with inflation squashing interest rate hikes. Then, thirdly, the labor  unions said they had a candidate—New Jersey…

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