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Presidential Nominations and Withdrawal Sent to the Senate

NOMINATIONS SENT TO THE SENATE:

Ashton B. Carter, of Massachusetts, to be Deputy Secretary of Defense, vice William J. Lynn, III.

Irvin Charles McCullough III, of Maryland, to be Inspector General of the Intelligence Community, Office of the Director of National Intelligence. (New Position)

Ernest Mitchell, Jr., of California, to be Administrator of the United States Fire Administration, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security, vice Kelvin James Cochran, resigned.

Nancy Maria Ware, of the District of Columbia, to be Director of the Court Services and Offender Supervision Agency for the District of Columbia for a term of six years, vice Paul A. Quander, Jr., term expired.

Gregory Howard Woods, of New York, to be General Counsel of the Department of Energy, vice Scott Blake Harris, resigned.

WITHDRAWAL SENT TO THE SENATE:

Leon Rodriguez, of Maryland, to be Administrator of the Wage and Hour Division, Department of Labor, vice Paul DeCamp, which was sent to the Senate on January 5, 2011.

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