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Name by name, Obama's Cabinet taking shape

Day by day, name by name, President-elect Barack Obama's Cabinet is taking shape, and other top jobs are being filled.

A look at who has made the list and who is being talked about for jobs that are still open:

NOMINATIONS ANNOUNCED:

TREASURY SECRETARY: Timothy Geithner, president of Federal Reserve Bank of New York.

SECRETARY OF STATE: Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton, D-N.Y.

ATTORNEY GENERAL: Eric Holder, former deputy attorney general.

DEFENSE SECRETARY: Robert Gates, holdover from Bush administration.

HOMELAND SECURITY SECRETARY: Gov. Janet Napolitano, D-Ariz.

NATIONAL SECURITY ADVISER: Retired Marine Gen. James Jones.

COMMERCE SECRETARY: Gov. Bill Richardson, D-N.M.

NATIONAL ECONOMIC COUNCIL DIRECTOR: Lawrence Summers, former treasury secretary.

OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET DIRECTOR: Peter Orszag, director of Congressional Budget Office.

HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES SECRETARY: Former Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle, D-S.D.

VETERANS AFFAIRS SECRETARY: Retired Gen. Eric K. Shinseki.

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POSTS TO BE DECIDED, WITH THE CONTENDERS:

CIA DIRECTOR

John Gannon, former deputy director for intelligence at the CIA during Clinton administration.

Jami Miscik, former head of CIA's analytical operations.

Steve Kappes, CIA's current No. 2.

Rep. Jane Harman, D-Calif., now heads House Homeland Security subcommittee on intelligence.

John McLaughlin, former interim CIA chief.

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCE DIRECTOR

Denny Blair, retired admiral and former commander of the U.S. Pacific Command.

Don Kerr, No. 2 official in Office of the Director of National Intelligence.

Jami Miscik, former head of CIA's analytical operations.

Former Rep. Tim Roemer, D-Ind.

ENERGY SECRETARY

Steven Chu, director of the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and a Nobel Prize-winning physicist.

INTERIOR SECRETARY

Rep. Raul M. Grijalva, D-Ariz.

Rep. Mike Thompson, D-Calif.

John Berry, National Zoo director, former executive director of the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation

EPA ADMINISTRATOR

Lisa P. Jackson, former commissioner of New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection.

HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT SECRETARY

Miami Mayor Manny Diaz.

Mayor Shirley Franklin of Atlanta.

Adolfo Carrion Jr., borough president of the Bronx, N.Y.

Renee Glover, head of Atlanta's housing authority.

Nicolas Retsinas, director of Harvard's Joint Center for Housing Studies.

Bart Harvey, former chief executive of Enterprise Community Investment.

U.S. TRADE REPRESENTATIVE

Rep. Xavier Becerra, D-Calif.

LABOR SECRETARY

Ed McElroy, former president of the American Federation of Teachers.

Linda Chavez-Thompson, former AFL-CIO vice president.

Mary Beth Maxwell, executive director of American Rights at Work.

Maria Echaveste, former Clinton White House adviser.

Gov. Jennifer Granholm, D-Mich.

EDUCATION SECRETARY

Arne Duncan, chief executive officer of Chicago public schools.

Michael Bennet, superintendent of Denver public schools.

Jon Schnur, founder and chief executive of New Leaders for New Schools.

Paul Vallas, superintendent of Recovery School District in New Orleans.

Linda Darling-Hammond, education professor at Stanford University.

Ray Mabus, former Mississippi governor.

Ronnie Musgrove, former Mississippi governor.

TRANSPORTATION SECRETARY

Jane Garvey, former head of Federal Aviation Administration.

Mortimer Downey, former deputy transportation secretary.

Steve Heminger, executive director, San Francisco Bay area transportation commission.

Ron Kirk, former Dallas mayor.

AGRICULTURE SECRETARY

Dennis Wolff, Pennsylvania agriculture secretary.

Tom Buis, president of National Farmers Union.

Former Rep. Charles Stenholm, D-Texas.

Rep. Stephanie Herseth Sandlin, D-S.D.

Former Rep. Jill Long Thompson, D-Ind.

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