Tomorrow, as part of an effort to convince Congress and the public that he's serious about transparency and accountability, President Obama will name Earl Devaney, a former Interior Dept. inspector general, as chairman of the Recovery Act Transparency and Accountability Board. Devaney played a major role in uncovering Jack Abramoff-related corruption at Interior. Also: Obama will ask Vice President Biden to open his office to recipients of the stimpak money, makling sure their efforts are "speedy and effective," according to a White House official. Reports to the President on that score will be posted on Recovery.gov.
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