Obama Names Picks for Secretary of Defense, CIA Director
On Monday President Obama nominated former Senator Chuck Hagel to the post of secretary of defense and current counterterrorism adviser John Brennan as director of the Central Intelligence Agency. Both nominees may run into problems getting confirmed to their positions by the Senate.
Gov. Patrick to Announce Cabinet Changes
Gov. Deval Patrick's administration will have a different look heading into his final two years in office.
Patrick has scheduled a news conference Thursday afternoon to announce major changes in his cabinet.
An administration official confirmed to The Associated Press that four Cabinet secretaries hav…