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snowbear Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-05-08 03:00 AM
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AP Wire has another list of filled and not-yet filled Cabinet positions
Edited on Fri Dec-05-08 03:00 AM by larissa


Name by name, Obama's Cabinet taking shape

By The Associated Press 5 hours ago

Day by day, name by name, President-elect Barack Obama's Cabinet is taking shape, and other top jobs are being filled.

A look at who has made the list and who is being talked about for jobs that are still open:

NOMINATIONS ANNOUNCED:

TREASURY SECRETARY: Timothy Geithner - president of Federal Reserve Bank of New York.

SECRETARY OF STATE: - Sen. Hillary Rodham 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.



-------------POSTS TO BE DECIDED, WITH THE CONTENDERS-------------


HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES SECRETARY -

Former Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle, D-S.D.


CIA DIRECTOR -

John Gannon, former deputy director for intelligence at the CIA during the Clinton administration

Jami Miscik, former head of CIA's analytical operations

Steve Kappes, CIA's current No. 2

Rep. Jane Harman, D-Calif., who now heads the House Homeland Security subcommittee on intelligence.

John McLaughlin, former interim CIA chief


NATIONAL INTELLIGENCE DIRECTOR -


Denny Blair, retired admiral and former commander of the U.S. Pacific Command.

Don Kerr, No. 2 official in Office of the Director of National Intelligence.

Jami Miscik, former head of CIA's analytical operations.

Former Rep. Tim Roemer, D-Ind.


ENERGY SECRETARY --


Gov. Jennifer Granholm, D-Mich.

Gov. Kathleen Sebelius, D-Kan.

Former Rep. Philip Sharp, D-Ind., now president of Resources for the Future think tank.

John Bryson, retired chairman of Edison International, parent company of Southern California Edison. Co-chair of the Electric Drive Transportation Association, a leading advocate for plug-in hybrid vehicles.

Dan Reicher, director of climate change and energy initiatives at Google, former assistant energy secretary in charge of efficiency and renewable energy programs in the Clinton administration.


INTERIOR SECRETARY --

Rep. Raul M. Grijalva, D-Ariz.

Rep. Jay Inslee, D-Wash.

Rep. Mike Thompson, D-Calif.

Former Gov. Gary Locke, D-Wash.

John Berry, director of the National Zoo, former executive director of the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation.


EPA ADMINISTRATOR --

Lisa P. Jackson, former commissioner of New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection.

Mary Nichols, head of California Air Resources Board.


HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT SECRETARY --

Miami Mayor Manny Diaz.

Mayor Shirley Franklin of Atlanta.

Renee Glover, head of Atlanta's housing authority.

Nicolas Retsinas, director of Harvard's Joint Center for Housing Studies.

Bart Harvey, former chief executive of Enterprise Community Investment


U.S. TRADE REPRESENTATIVE --

Rep. Xavier Beccera, D-Calif.


LABOR SECRETARY -- -

Ed McElroy, former president of the American Federation of Teachers.

Linda Chavez-Thompson, former AFL-CIO vice president.

Mary Beth Maxwell, executive director of American Rights at Work.

Former Rep. David Bonior, D-Mich., member of Obama's transition economic advisory board.

Maria Echaveste, former Clinton White House adviser.

Gov. Kathleen Sebelius, D-Kan.


EDUCATION SECRETARY --

Arne Duncan, chief executive officer of Chicago public schools.

Gov. Kathleen Sebelius, D-Kan.

Linda Darling-Hammond, education professor at Stanford University.

Former Gov. Roy Barnes, D-Ga.


TRANSPORTATION SECRETARY --

Jane Garvey, former head of the Federal Aviation Administration.

Mortimer Downey, former deputy transportation secretary.

]Steve Heminger, executive director, San Francisco Bay area transportation commission.


AGRICULTURE SECRETARY --


Dennis Wolff, Pennsylvania Secretary of Agriculture.

Tom Buis, president of National Farmers Union.

Former Rep. Charles Stenholm, D-Texas.

Rep. John Salazar, D-Colo.

Rep. Stephanie Herseth Sandlin, D-S.D.

Former Rep. Jill Long Thompson, D-Ind.


VETERANS AFFAIRS --

Tammy Duckworth, a disabled Iraq war veteran, director of Illinois Department of Veterans Affairs.

Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown, D-Md.

Former Sen. Max Cleland. D-Ga.
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PresidentObama Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-05-08 03:03 AM
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1. I say Max Cleland for Veteran Affairs n/t
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BrklynLiberal Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-05-08 03:04 AM
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3. That would be a wonderful nomination.
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napi21 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-05-08 03:33 AM
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4. Do you think Max is feeling up to that? Last I heard, he wasn't
feeling very well. I think it had something to do with PTSD. I would love to dee him in the job if he feels OK to do it.
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BrklynLiberal Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-05-08 03:04 AM
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2. Thanks . Lots of info there.
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mucifer Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-05-08 08:01 AM
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5. Tammy Duckworth has the position in IL. She might get it.
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Window Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-05-08 08:38 AM
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6. K/R. Thanks for posting this list.
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Laura PourMeADrink Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-05-08 08:56 AM
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7. wonder if this is really O's list ?
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