Let the name float begin with Blanche Lincoln | Arkansas Blog

Friday, October 21, 2016

Let the name float begin with Blanche Lincoln

Posted By on Fri, Oct 21, 2016 at 5:36 PM

click to enlarge METNIONED: Blanche Lincoln. - BRIAN CHILSON
  • Brian Chilson
  • METNIONED: Blanche Lincoln.
Too early to be counting chickens, I'd say, but nonetheless the Great Mentioner, as Calvin Trillin once called him/her, has begun mentioning names as potential Clinton Cabinet appointees.

Here, Politico includes Washington lobbyist Blanche Lincoln as a potential Agriculture secretary. She was a U.S. senator from Arkansas and Senate Agriculture chair when what's-his-name defeated her in a re-election bid six years ago.

Sign up for the Daily Update email
Favorite

Comments (20)

Showing 1-20 of 20

Add a comment

 
Subscribe to this thread:
Showing 1-20 of 20

Add a comment

More by Max Brantley

Readers also liked…

  • Arkansan on Obama's latest commutation list

    President Obama today announced commutations of the sentences of 111 federal prisoners, including one from Arkansas.
    • Aug 30, 2016
  • Little Rock school activists announce events for 60th anniversary of Central High crisis

    The group is not affiliated with the official "Reflections of Progress" commemoration of the 60th anniversary. However, at least two of the Little Rock Nine may be joining the group for an event at 2:30 p.m. at the state Capitol in the Old Supreme Court Chamber.
    • Sep 14, 2017
  • A response to police arrests becomes a tutorial on race, class and policing in Little Rock

    John Walker, the 79-year-old civil rights lawyer, and his associate, Omavi Shukur, 29, a young lawyer devoted to criminal justice reform, talked to press this afternoon about their arrests Monday by Little Rock police for supposedly obstructing governmental operations in observing and attempting to film a routine police traffic stop. It was a tutorial on sharp views of race, class and governance in Little Rock.
    • Sep 29, 2016

Most Recent Comments

 

© 2018 Arkansas Times | 201 East Markham, Suite 200, Little Rock, AR 72201
Powered by Foundation