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For Immediate Release                                  March 26, 2009

NOMINATIONS SENT TO THE SENATE:

Steven Elliot Koonin, of California, to be Under Secretary for Science, Department of Energey, vice Raymond L. Orbach, resigned.

Yvette Roubideaux, of Arizona, to be Director of the Indian Health Service, Department of Health and Human Services, for the term of four years, vice Robert G. McSwain, resigned.

Joseph C. Szabo, of Illinois, to be Administrator of the Federal Railroad Administration, vice Joseph H. Boardman.

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