In the Illinois governor’s corruption case, the law gives prosecutor the edge, analysts say.
But many exiting lawmakers also bring years of experience to the Obama administration.
Bill McInturff was the featured guest at Thursday’s Monitor Breakfast.
His pick for Education secretary, Chicago's Arne Duncan, faces a divide among Democrats.
Readers write about religious music at schools during the holidays, reducing human population growth to improve the health of the planet, and monitoring teens' use of the Internet.
Former President Jimmy Carter urged new focus on Israeli-Palestinian peace last week. But other accords may be more feasible.