Transition: President-elect Barack Obama is set to introduce his national security team today, which will include Sen. Hillary Clinton as secretary of state, Gen. James Jones as national security adviser, and Robert Gates, who will stay on as defense secretary.
Spitzer: The Associated Press, via Law.com, reports that a congressional committee is looking into the circumstances surrounding the sex scandal resulting from former New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer’s tryst with a prostitute. The House Financial Services Committee seeks to determine whether the investigation of Spitzer was politically motivated.
Free Internet: Kevin Martin, the outgoing FCC chairman, is pushing to roll out a plan to offer free wireless internet service to all Americans. He wants to take action this month, reports the Wall Street Journal, despite protests from the wireless industry and consumer groups.
Big Law Homecoming: High-profile bankruptcy lawyer James Sprayregen, who spent the last three years at Goldman Sachs, is returning to Kirkland & Ellis Dec. 12, reports the NYT. At Kirkland, Sprayregen will help lead the 41-partner restructuring practice.