Four Things We Learned Today About Obama's Nominee to Lead the SBA

Maria Contreras-Sweet testifies during her nomination hearing before the Senate Small Business and Entrepreneurship Committee on Feb. 12 Photograph by Mark Wilson/Getty Images

The White House took its time naming a replacement for Karen Mills, who announced her resignation as Small Business Administration chief in February 2013. Her successor appears well-qualified and poised to be confirmed by the Senate, judging from a hearing today.

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