Johnson’s name was removed by one of the newer members of the Obama economic team, Jason Furman, who is coordinating economic policy between the campaign and its outside advisers. Furman was put in place by the campaign’s chairman, Penny Pritzker, who also recruited almost the entire Obama economic team, which includes Johnson, former Fed Chairman Paul Volcker, former Treasury Secretary Robert Rubin and former Clinton economic adviser Gene Sperling.
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It won’t take long for conservatives to scratch this presidential wannabe off their 2008 scorecard.
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