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L.A. congressman to join Obama's team

December 4, 2008 7:01:34 AM PST
President-elect Barack Obama will reportedly pick L.A. Congressman Xavier Becerra to be the U.S. trade representative.Neither the congressman nor his office has commented on the possible appointment, but the L.A. Times is reporting that other politicians are already jockeying to run for Becerra's congressional seat.

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is pushing for Northern California Congressman Mike Thompson to be named interior secretary.


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