Eric V. Holder is sworn in as the first African American attorney general of the U.S.
Reporters hound Obama adviser David Axelrod after Tom Daschle withdraws as nominee for health and human services secretary amid controversy that he failed to fully pay his taxes from 2005 through 2007.
Republican Sen. Judd Gregg of New Hampshire is nominated to run the Commerce Department.
The White House releases a state-by-state plan on the impact of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Plan. (Photo source: Getty Images)