President-elect Barack Obama

White House Counsel Greg Craig

Craig was a lawyer for President Clinton during the impeachment fiasco, but he defected from the Clintons to support the president-elect in 2007. More...

With a Democratic Congress and White House, the only way for Republicans to investigate the administration will be via lawsuits. Craig seems capable of being on the front lines of these minor -- yet noisy -- potential battles. You know, because the GOP hateses frivolous lawsuits, right?