Napolitano to stay as Homeland Security secretary
Posted by Scott Wilson on January 14, 2013 at 9:17 am
Napolitano, who has been dealing with the recent death of her father, had planned to stay and the administration confirmed that she would on Monday. While not unexpected, her remaining in place means that most of Obama’s first-term Cabinet will begin the second term unchanged.
A former governor of Arizona, Napolitano may play an important role in Obama’s push for immigration legislation, a high early priority for the administration.