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Presidential Nominations Sent to the Senate

NOMINATIONS SENT TO THE SENATE:

Anthony Renard Foxx, of North Carolina, to be Secretary of Transportation, vice Ray LaHood.

Michael Froman, of New York, to be United States Trade Representative, with the rank of Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, vice Ronald Kirk, resigned.

Melvin L. Watt, of North Carolina, to be Director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency for a term of five years.  (New Position)