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President rounds out second-term
energy team with a career regulator
and a MIT scientist

Associated Press, by Julie Pace

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Posted By:MissMolly, 3/4/2013 8:28:14 AM

WASHINGTON — A White House official says President Barack Obama on Monday will appoint a new energy secretary and new head of the Environmental Protection Agency. Obama is nominating MIT scientist Ernest Moniz to head the Energy Department and EPA veteran Gina McCarthy to run the environmental agency. She currently serves as EPA´s assistant administrator for air and radiation. Obama will announce the nominations during a White House ceremony Monday morning. Both posts require Senate confirmation. The official requested anonymity in order to confirm the nominations ahead of the president´s formal announcement.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: bob913, 3/4/2013 9:12:15 AM     (No. 9207158)

No experience outside of gov´t, just like obama. Gina McCarthy looks to be gay just like obama.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Pearson365, 3/4/2013 9:15:24 AM     (No. 9207166)

Why does Obama insist on imposing androgynous bureaucrats like Gina McCarthy on the country? Was Obama so enthralled with the old SNL character, Pat, that he keeps finding clones of Pat?

Unfortunately, McCarthy also speaks volumes for Mitt Romney, since her radical views on energy had Mitt denouncing coal as a killer in 2003. McCarthy will drive final nails into coal miners´ coffins.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Judith, 3/4/2013 9:53:19 AM     (No. 9207263)

I have lived in ma my entire life and I will tell you that anytime I see anything in today´s world, originating in MA, I tremble in fear.

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