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Title Innocent until nominated : the breakdown of the presidential appointments process / G. Calvin Mackenzie, editor
Published Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution ; Wantage : University Presses Marketing, 2001


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Description xii, 279 pages ; 23 cm
Contents The state of the presidential appointments process / G. Calvin Mackenzie -- Presidential appointments: recruiting executive branch leaders / James P. Pfiffner -- Why not the best? The loyalty-competence trade-off in presidential appointments / George C. Edwards III -- First impressions: presidents, appointments, and the transition / Stephen Hess -- The Senate: an "obstacle course" for executive appointments? / Burdett Loomis -- The Senate as a black hole? Lessons learned from the judicial appointments experience / Sarah A. Binder -- Repetitiveness, redundancy, and reform: rationalizing the inquiry of presidential appointees / Terry Sullivan -- Appointments past and future: how presidential appointees view the call to service / Judith M. Labiner and Paul C. Light -- "Political hacks" versus "bureaucrats": can't public servants get some respect? / E.J. Dionne Jr
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Cabinet officers -- Selection and appointment -- United States.
Government executives -- Selection and appointment -- United States.
Judges -- Selection and appointment -- United States.
Presidents -- United States.
United States -- Officials and employees -- Selection and appointment.
Author Mackenzie, G. Calvin.
Brookings Institution.
LC no. 2001004191
ISBN 0815754019 paperback alkaline paper