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Name By Name, Obama's Cabinet Taking Shape

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, 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.
HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES SECRETARY: Former Senate Majority
Leader Tom Daschle, D-S.D.
VETERANS AFFAIRS SECRETARY: Retired Gen. Eric K. Shinseki.
HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT SECRETARY: Shaun Donovan, New York
City housing commissioner.
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POSTS TO BE DECIDED, WITH THE CONTENDERS:
CIA DIRECTOR
John Gannon, former deputy director for intelligence at the CIA
during Clinton administration.
Jami Miscik, former head of CIA's analytical operations.
Steve Kappes, CIA's current No. 2.
Rep. Jane Harman, D-Calif., now heads 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
Steven Chu, director of the Lawrence Berkeley National
Laboratory and a Nobel Prize-winning physicist.
INTERIOR SECRETARY
Sen. Ken Salazar, D-Colo.
David J. Hayes, head of Obama's transition teams for energy and
natural resources agencies and former deputy interior secretary
under Clinton.
John Berry, director of the National Zoo
EPA ADMINISTRATOR
Lisa P. Jackson, former commissioner of New Jersey Department of
Environmental Protection.
U.S. TRADE REPRESENTATIVE
Rep. Xavier Becerra, 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.
Maria Echaveste, former Clinton White House adviser.
Gov. Jennifer Granholm, D-Mich.
EDUCATION SECRETARY
Arne Duncan, chief executive officer of Chicago public schools.
Michael Bennet, superintendent of Denver public schools.
Jon Schnur, founder and chief executive of New Leaders for New
Schools.
Paul Vallas, superintendent of Recovery School District in New
Orleans.
Linda Darling-Hammond, education professor at Stanford
University.
Ray Mabus, former Mississippi governor.
Ronnie Musgrove, former Mississippi governor.
TRANSPORTATION SECRETARY
Jane Garvey, former head of Federal Aviation Administration.
Mortimer Downey, former deputy transportation secretary.
Steve Heminger, executive director, San Francisco Bay area
transportation commission.
Ron Kirk, former Dallas mayor.
AGRICULTURE SECRETARY
Dennis Wolff, Pennsylvania agriculture secretary.
Tom Buis, president of National Farmers Union.
Former Rep. Charles Stenholm, D-Texas.
Rep. Stephanie Herseth Sandlin, D-S.D.
Former Rep. Jill Long Thompson, D-Ind.

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