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Clinton strains to finish building a Cabinet that looks like America

AS HE ROUNDED OUT HIS CABINET ON THE DAY BEfore Christmas, Bill Clinton proved how hard it is to please all of the people all of the time. First he ran afoul of women's organizations, which complained that females were underrepresented in Clinton's Cabinet. The criticism -- coming just as he named African- American Hazel O'Leary, 55, to be Energy Secretary -- provoked an angry response from the President-elect, who accused women's groups of "playing quota games and math games." Clinton had barely finished fending off the feminists when some environmentalists inveighed against O'Leary, a utility executive Clinton had met only...

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