"President Obama said Wednesday that he intended to install six appointees including James Cole, his controversial pick for the No. 2 spot at the Justice Department while Congress is in recess. The move will allow them to serve without confirmation by the Senate, where their prospects will only grow dimmer once Republicans gain strength in January. Mr. Obamas action will allow Mr. Cole and the other nominees four ambassadors, as well as the official who runs the Government Printing Office to serve for one year." Download entire article in PDF format.