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How The New President Might Rebuild Top Cabinets07:49


Lynn Neary speaks with four NPR correspondents who cover presidential cabinet offices whose chiefs may be replaced, regardless of who wins the presidential election. Secretary of State Hilary Clinton intends to leave the administration even if President Obama continues in office. State Department correspondent Michele Kelemen assesses who the president might choose to replace her or who Mitt Romney might choose to be his Secretary of State. Defense correspondent Tom Bowman looks at the possibilities of who might replace Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta. Justice correspondent Carrie Johnson goes over the names in play among Democrats and Republicans for the Attorney General's office. And John Ydstie takes a look at who might be the next Secretary of the Treasury.

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