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For Immediate Release

Presidential nominations & withdrawal sent to the Senate, 10/29/09

NOMINATIONS SENT TO THE SENATE:

William M. Conley, of Wisconsin, to be United Stated District Judge for the Western District of Wisconsin, vice Barbara B. Crabb, retired.

Brian Anthony Jackson, of Louisiana, to be United States District Judge for the Middle District of Louisiana, vice Frank J. Polozola, retired.

Frank Kendall III, of Virginia, to be Principal Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics. (New Position)

Suresh Kumar, of New Jersey, to be Assistant Secretary of Commerce and Director General of the United States and Foreign Commercial Service, vice Israel Hernandez, resigned.

James P. Lynch, of the District of Columbia, to be Director of the Bureau of Justice Statistics, vice Jeffrey L. Sedgwick, resigned.

WITHDRAWAL SENT TO THE SENATE:

Frank Kendall III, of Virginia, to be Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and Technology, vice James I. Finley, resigned, which was sent to the Senate on August 5, 2009.