6 hours ago
Monday, December 1, 2008
President-elect Barack Obama just named several key members of his national security and foreign policy team, including Sen. Hillary Clinton as his pick for secretary of state, and Robert Gates, who Obama has asked to stay on as defense secretary. Marine Gen. Jim Jones was announced as the future national security adviser and Eric Holder as Obama's nominee for Attorney General. Arizona Gov. Janet Napolitano was named as his Homeland Security Secretary nominee, and Susan Rice will be nominated as US Ambassador to the United Nations. To read the prepared text, introducing his new team, you can go here.