What would Napolitano bring to the job of Homeland Security chief?

Thursday, January 15, 2009

Confirmation hearings for members of President-elect Obama’s cabinet continue and in the hot seat today is Arizona Governor Janet Napolitano, nominated as Secretary of Homeland Security. She would be the first Democrat and the first woman to fill that post. Joining The Takeaway to talk about Napolitano’s history in government is Matt Benson, a political reporter who covers the governor’s office for the Arizona Republic.

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Guests:

Matt Benson

Hosted by:

Todd Zwillich

Contributors:

Nadia Zonis

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