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Obama administration: The line-up

Published 23/11/2008


Secretary of Health and Human Services: Tom Daschle, 60, former Senate Democratic leader

Senior adviser: David Axelrod, 53, Obama's campaign strategist

Senior adviser: Valerie Jarrett, 52, Chicago business-woman

White House counsel: Greg Craig, 63, former counsel to Bill Clinton

Chief of staff: Rahm Emanuel, 49, Political director under Bill Clinton

Political director: Patrick Gaspard, 41, a New York labour official

White House press secretary: Robert Gibbs, 37, political consultant

Vice President's chief of staff: Ron Klain, 31, former chief of staff of vice president Al Gore

Confirmed by sources pending vetting and formal announcement:

Secretary of State: Hillary Clinton, 61

Treasury Secretary: Timothy Geithner, 47

National Security Adviser: James Jones, 64

Attorney General: Eric Holder, 57

Head of Homeland Security: Janet Napolitano, 50

Commerce Department Secretary: Bill Richardson, 61

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