The Hunt for the Next Larry Summers

Although Larry Summers resigned as the head of President Obama's National Economic Council some time ago, we haven't heard much about who his replacement would be. But Jackie Calmes and Michael D. Shear of the New York Times report that the White House has begun considering a few candidates. Apparently, the administration finds former Clinton Treasury officials quite appealing:

Mr. Obama has interviewed several people, including Roger Altman, an investment banker and a former deputy Treasury secretary in the Clinton administration. Also under consideration is Gene Sperling, who was a National Economic Council director under President Bill Clinton and is now an adviser at the Treasury Department. But officials said the president would interview other people for the job and was not likely to make a choice until next month.

Read the full story at the New York Times.