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Sebelius as Health & Human Services Secretary

According to this at Huffington  Post, it’s looking like Kathleen Sebelius is the choice for Secretary of Heath & Human Services.  Huffington is getting their info from ‘the AP.’  Politico apparently had an announcement up earlier in the day.

Kansas Gov. Kathleen Sebelius is President Barack Obama’s choice for secretary of health and human services, a White House source said Saturday.

The source, who was not authorized to speak on the record, said Obama will formally announce the nomination on Monday.

Sebelius, 60, was an early Obama supporter. She picked his presidential campaign over that of Hillary Rodham Clinton, now the secretary of state. Sebelius worked tirelessly for Obama’s bid and was a top surrogate to women’s groups.

A couple of things caught my attention.

First – Sam Brownback is giving up his Senate seat in 2010, and Kansas Democrats apparently see Sebelius as the one to break the Republican stranglehold on the U.S. Senate.  Continue reading