Max Stier —How should the Barack Obama administration staff the government? The head of the Partnership for Public Service has lots of ideas about doing it better.
Rochelle Behrens —In her spare time, the Quinn Gillespie associate has launched her own clothing line for professional women.
Phil Kerpen —Where should the Republican Party go from here? Ask the policy director at the new-right think tank Americans for Prosperity.
Neel Kashkari —The bailout czar, a.k.a. the interim assistant secretary of the Treasury for financial stability, is at the center of the world’s economic drama.
Nicolle Wallace —The top Republican operative is at the center of the controversy on whether Sarah Palin helped or hurt the ticket.
Valerie Jarrett —President-elect Obama’s close confidante can shed some light on how Washington might change.
Aaron Schock —The 27-year-old Illinois Republican is the youngest member of the freshman class in Congress.
Campbell Brown —By calling things as she sees them, the CNN anchor is reshaping the network’s lineup with her new show.