Napolitano Gets Homeland Security
Arizona Governor Janet Napolitano will head the Department of Homeland Security according to Democratic sources. While Obama has not offered the job, it is expected he will and that Napolitano will accept. Napolitano was also the Attorney General of Arizona from 1999-2002. She served as the Chair of the National Governor’s Association, the first woman to do so.
The Department of Homeland Security is responsible for border security, response to natural disasters and terrorist acts.
Napolitano was also a candidate for Attorney General and was widely expected to make a run against John McCain in 2010.
Napolitano had endorsed Obama in January.