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Presidential Nominations Sent to the Senate, 3/25/09

THE WHITE HOUSE

Office of the Press Secretary
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For Immediate Release                              March 25, 2009

NOMINATIONS SENT TO THE SENATE:

Margaret A. Hamburg, of the District of Columbia, to be
Commissioner of Food and Drugs, Department of Health and Human
Services, vice Andrew von Eschenbach, resigned.

Peter A. Kovar, of Maryland, to be an Assistant Secretary of
Housing and Urban Development, vice Sheila McNamara Greenwood.

Dallas P. Tonsager, of South Dakota, to be Under Secretary of
Agriculture for Rural Development, vice Thomas C. Dorr, resigned.