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Janet Napolitano

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  • UC President Napolitano opposes clemency for Edward Snowden

    UC President Napolitano opposes clemency for Edward Snowden
    WASHINGTON — University of California President Janet Napolitano, the former chief of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, said Sunday that she opposed offering clemency to Edward Snowden, putting herself at odds with a movement that has gained...
  • Jeh Johnson confirmed as Homeland Security secretary

    Jeh Johnson confirmed as Homeland Security secretary
    WASHINGTON — The Senate confirmed Jeh Johnson as the next secretary of Homeland Security on Monday, capping a smooth approval process for the high-profile post. The former Pentagon general counsel will take office this week after a 78-16 vote,...
  • With Billie Jean King's help, U.S. takes right stand at Sochi Games

    With Billie Jean King's help, U.S. takes right stand at Sochi Games
    In hockey terms, appointing openly gay athletes Billie Jean King and Caitlin Cahow to the presidential delegation that will represent the United States at the Sochi Olympics is a face wash — that quaint, queasy custom of rubbing stinky gloves in...
  • UC's $5 million plan to aid 'Dreamer' students gets mixed reception

    UC's $5 million plan to aid 'Dreamer' students gets mixed reception
    Reaction was broad and swift Thursday to the announcement by UC president Janet Napolitano that she would allocate $5 million in university funds to help the system's estimated 900 students who entered the country illegally.   The issue of how to...
  • UC President Napolitano calls for tuition freeze and more transfers

    UC President Napolitano calls for tuition freeze and more transfers
    SAN FRANCISCO -- Presiding over her first regents meeting, new UC system President Janet Napolitano proposed Wednesday that tuition be frozen again next year and that a new focus should be placed on boosting the number of community college students who...
  • Obama's Homeland Security nominee easily advances to full Senate

    Obama's Homeland Security nominee easily advances to full Senate
    WASHINGTON -- President Obama's pick to lead the Department of Homeland Security moved a step closer to confirmation Wednesday, advancing to the full Senate after a swift committee vote. At a time when many top presidential appointments have been...
  • Another thing to admire about Janet Yellen: Her hair!

    Another thing to admire about Janet Yellen: Her hair!
    News stories about Janet Yellen’s nomination to head the Federal Reserve have all stated one obvious fact: If confirmed, she will be the first woman to hold that position. But there’s an even more significant barrier Yellen is breaching. She&...
  • Janet Napolitano gets mixed reception during visit to UCLA

    Janet Napolitano gets mixed reception during visit to UCLA
    New University of California President Janet Napolitano received a mixed reception Friday during her first official visit to UCLA, facing protesters who dislike her past policies as U.S.  secretary of Homeland Security but also meeting with student...
  • Obama to nominate former Pentagon lawyer as Homeland Security chief

    Obama to nominate former Pentagon lawyer as Homeland Security chief
    WASHINGTON – President Obama plans to nominate former top Pentagon lawyer Jeh Johnson to be secretary of Homeland Security, a senior administration official confirmed Thursday. Obama is expected to make the announcement Friday afternoon at the...
  • Jeh Johnson said to be Obama's choice to lead Homeland Security

    Jeh Johnson said to be Obama's choice to lead Homeland Security
    WASHINGTON — Jeh Johnson, a former Pentagon general counsel who established the legal frameworks for lethal drone strikes and for allowing gays to serve openly in the military, will be nominated by President Obama to be the next secretary of...
  • Talk back: Is Janet Napolitano a good choice for UC president?

    Talk back: Is Janet Napolitano a good choice for UC president?
    In an unusual move, putting a national-level politician in a position usually held by an academic, U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano was selected to lead the University of California system, The Times reported Friday morning. The...