Arizona Governor Janet Napolitano to Lead Homeland Security
One last Cabinet post appears to be filled tonight. Arizona Governor Janet Napolitano will be offered the leadership of the Department of Homeland Security in the Obama Administration.
Governor Napolitano comes to the Department with extensive experience in running successful government bureaucracies, as well as in the Department of Justice and as head of the National Governors Association. She has also been Attorney General for the State of Arizona and a U.S. Attorney under Clinton.
Gov. Napolitano will replace Michael Chertoff, head of DHS since January, 2005 and the man who presided over the tragically bungled response to Hurricane Katrina on the Gulf Coast in August of that year.
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