Saturday, February 28

Kansas Governor Sebelius Accepts Nomination

UPDATE: Claire McCaskill's Twitter confirms the news we have been hearing... (7:45 p.m.)

The Washington Post is reporting that Kansas Governor Kathleen Sebelius accepted the nomination as the new Health and Human Services Secretary this afternoon. President Obama is scheduled to make a formal announcement on Monday at the White House. Governor Sebelius will replace former Senator Tom A. Daschle who withdrew after disclosing he had failed to pay $140,000 in taxes and interest.

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