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The White House
Office of the Press Secretary
For Immediate Release

Jan 20 - NOMINATIONS SENT TO THE SENATE

NOMINATIONS SENT TO THE SENATE:

Steven Chu, of California, to be Secretary of Energy.

Hillary Rodham Clinton, of New York, to be Secretary of State.

Thomas Andrew Daschle, of South Dakota, to be Secretary of Health and Human Services.

Shaun L.S. Donovan, of New York, to be Secretary of Housing and Urban Development.

Arne Duncan, of Illinois, to be Secretary of Education.

Timothy F. Geithner, of New York, to be Secretary of the Treasury.

Eric H. Holder, Jr., of the District of Columbia, to be Attorney General.

Lisa Perez Jackson, of New Jersey, to be Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency.

Ronald Kirk, of Texas, to be United States Trade Representative, with the rank of Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary.

Ray LaHood, of Illinois, to be Secretary of Transportation.

Janet Ann Napolitano, of Arizona, to be Secretary of Homeland Security.

Peter R. Orszag, of Massachusetts, to be Director of the Office of Management and Budget.

Susan E. Rice, of the District of Columbia, to be the Representative of the United States of America to the United Nations, with the rank and status of Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, and the Representative of the United States of America in the Security Council of the United Nations.

Susan E. Rice, of the District of Columbia, to be Representative of the United States of America to the Sessions of the General Assembly of the United Nations during her tenure of service as Representative of the United States of America to the United Nations.

Christina Duckworth Romer, of California, to be a Member of the Council of Economic Advisers.

Kenneth Lee Salazar, of Colorado, to be Secretary of the Interior.

Eric K. Shinseki, of Hawaii, to be Secretary of Veterans Affairs.

Hilda L. Solis, of California, to be Secretary of Labor.

Thomas J. Vilsack, of Iowa, to be Secretary of Agriculture.

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