The Other Women In Obama's Cabinet Are Also Kicking AssMegan Carpentier1/15/09 10:00amFiled to: News At 10Hillary Clintonlisa jacksonJanet NapolitanoEric HolderTim heithnerRay LaHoodBarack ObamaPuppyRick SanchezJoe the plumberAppic41EditPromoteShare to KinjaToggle Conversation toolsGo to permalinkLisa Jackson, Obama's EPA nominee, is only the latest woman to take no prisoners in her confirmation hearing but she won't be the last if Janet Napolitano has anything to say. The men, however...With all the focus on Hillary Clinton's confirmation hearing Tuesday, we've sort of been neglecting the hearings of the other women of the Obama Administration, which have been going equally swimmingly. Lisa Jackson, Barack Obama's EPA nominee, faced down tough questions from Republicans who are really keen not to see anyone actually regulate at the EPA and are scared to death that companies might have to stop poisoning our environment in the name of Progress. But Jackson thinks science should trump political ideology — who'da thunk? — and said that environmental negligence weighs on her conscience. And you thought Hillary Clinton's hearings were hot.