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Friday 28 November 2014

Obama administration: The line-up



Confirmed:



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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