#1 Name by name, Barack Obama's Cabinet taking shape
12-12-2008, 10:39 AM
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Name by name, Barack Obama's Cabinet taking shape
"Look Them Up And check their records !
Energy and environment: Steven Chu, at top, is Barack Obama's reported choice for Energy Secretary, and Lisa Jackson is being tapped for the EPA.Day by day, name by name, President-elect Barack Obama's Cabinet is taking shape, and other top jobs are being filled. Here's a look at who has made the list and who is being talked about for jobs that are still open:
Treasury Secretary: Timothy Geithner, president of Federal Reserve Bank of New York.
Secretary of State: Sen. Hillary Clinton, D-N.Y.
Attorney General: Eric Holder, former deputy attorney general.
Defense Secretary: Robert Gates, a holdover from Bush administration.
Homeland Security Secretary: Gov. Janet Napolitano, D-Ariz.
National Security Adviser: Retired Marine Gen. James Jones.
Commerce Secretary: Gov. Bill Richardson, D-N.M.
National Economic Council Director: Lawrence Summers, former treasury secretary.
Office of Management and Budget Director: Peter Orszag, director of Congressional Budget Office.
Veterans Affairs Secretary: Retired Gen. Eric K. Shinseki.
Health and Human Services Secretary: Former Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle, D-S.D.
Energy Secretary: Steven Chu, director of the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and a Nobel Prize-winning physicist.
EPA administrator: Lisa P. Jackson, former commissioner of New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection.
U.S. Trade Representative: Rep. Xavier Becerra, D-Calif.
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