Politics: White House White House says it will proceed with Gen. Allen's nomination to become NATO commander January 23, 2013 | Modified: January 23, 2013 at 2:19 pm Leave a comment WASHINGTON (AP) — White House says it will proceed with Gen. Allen's nomination to become NATO commander. Sign Up for the Politics Digest newsletter! Please enter your email address below to begin receiving the Politics Digest newsletter. You must enter a valid email address in the field above! Thank you for signing up for the Politics Digest newsletter! You should receive your first newsletter very soon. We're sorry, there was an error processing your newsletter signup. Please click here to visit our Newsletter Signup Center to register for this newsletter.