The Entrepreneurial Agenda article Robb Mandelbaum

This morning, at this hour, Small Business Administration chief Steven Preston goes before the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.

"I've worked with Steven Preston as the SBA Administrator for almost two years now and I'll be sorry to see him go," said John Kerry, chair of the Senate Small Business Committee, in a statement released when Preston's appointment was announced. "Mr. Preston inherited an agency in disarray, and he's worked hard to right its course and to improve relationships with Congress. We may have some differences on policy, but he's always been professional, responsive, and dedicated to the mission." Generous words, these. Preston has insisted that despite the accusations and complaints lobbed from Capitol Hill, he had a good relationship with Sen. Kerry, and all the rest was politics.

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