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For Immediate Release

Presidential Nominations Sent to the Senate

NOMINATIONS SENT TO THE SENATE:

Mark D. Gearan, of New York, to be a Member of the Board of Directors of the Corporation for National and Community Service for a term expiring December 1, 2015.  (Reappointment)

Rose Eilene Gottemoeller, of Virginia, to be Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security, vice Ellen O. Tauscher, resigned.

Joseph W. Nega, of Illinois, to be a Judge of the United States Tax Court for a term of fifteen years, vice Thomas B. Wells, retired.

Penny Pritzker, of Illinois, to be Secretary of Commerce, vice John Edgar Bryson, resigned.

Michael B. Thornton, of Virginia, to be a Judge of the United States Tax Court for a term of fifteen years,  (Reappointment)

Davita Vance-Cooks, of Virginia, to be Public Printer, vice William J. Boarman.

Thomas Edgar Wheeler, of the District of Columbia, to be Member of the Federal Communications Commission for the remainder of the term expiring June 30, 2013, vice Julius Genachowski.

Thomas Edgar Wheeler, of the District of Columbia, to be a Member of the Federal Communications Commission for a term of five years from July 1, 2013.  (Reappointment)