Obama News Roundup
It looks like Hillary Clinton will be our next Secretary of State and America's main voice in foreign affairs. Although Josh Marshall at TPM isn't sure.In environmental news, Arnold Schwarzenegger's Governors' Global Climate Summit is getting underway today. Obama's not attending, but he recorded a short video address, saying "my presidency will mark a new chapter in America's leadership on climate change... that will start with a federal cap-and-trade system."[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hvG2XptIEJkLastly, Obama has appointed Susan Crawford, a law professor at the University of Michigan, and Kevin Werbach, an associate professor at Wharton, to lead the Federal Communications Commission transition team. Cory Doctorow at Boing Boing gives his endorsement:"Obama's FCC transition team is to be headed up by two of the smartest, hardest-fighting Net Neutrality advocates I know... This bodes very very well indeed for American telcoms policy!"