The transition begins

November 7, 2012

Now that President Obama's second term is secured, it's time to begin playing musical chairs with his Cabinet. In the Loop's Al Kamen has a tentative list of who will stay and who will go:


In this Nov. 1, 2012, file photo, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton makes her speech at the Albanian Parliament in capital Tirana. (Hektor Pustina -- Associated Press, File)
  • Secretary of State Hillary Clinton: Leaving ASAP
  • Defense Secretary Leon Panetta: Likely to leave
  • Attorney General Eric Holder: Said to be on his way out
  • Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood: Probably going to hang around

See who else is coming and going -- and whom their possible replacements could be -- In the Loop.

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