Obama's Cabinet: Who's Staying, Who's Going?

Now that President Barack Obama has been ushered in to his second term, all he needs is a cabinet to help shape his policies for the next four years. So who is coming, who is going and who has been nominated for the positions? Click to see Obama's A-Team.

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Nominated: Commerce Secretary, Penny Pritzker; Trade Representative, Mike Froman
President Obama announced May 2, 2013 these nominations that will round out the administration's economic for his second term if approved by the Senate. Pritzker is a business executive from Chicago and Froman is an economic advisor.
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Staying: Vice President, Joe Biden
nBiden headed the president's "Gun Violence Task Force." He also helped broker the "fiscal cliff" deal that kept some Bush-era tax cuts from expiring. Click to see the rest of President Obama's cabinet.
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Here, President Barack Obama poses with his full cabinet in 2012. The vice president, Joe Biden, is second-in-command of the cabinet, followed by the Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton (leaving), then Secretary of the Treasury, Tim Geithner (also leaving).
Going: Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton (left)
nClinton, who will leave her post in early 2013, is the most traveled Secretary of State in U.S. history. She has visited 112 countries, beating Madeleine Albright's 96 trips.
Replacement: Sen. John Kerry (D-Mass.) was confirmed earlier this year.
Going: Treasury Secretary, Timothy Geithner (left)
nGeithner is slated to leave at the end of January.
Replacement: White House Chief of Staff, Jack Lew (right) was confirmed at the end of February.
Going: Defense Secretary, Leon Panetta (left)
nPanetta served as both CIA Director and Defense Secretary under Obama.
nReplacement: Former Sen. Chuck Hagel (right) was confirmed at the end of February after a bruising battle with Republicans.
Staying: U.S. Attorney General, Eric Holder
nHolder will remain in his post as U.S. Attorney General. Holder, who has been in office since 2009, is the first African-American to hold the position.
Going: Interior Secretary, Ken Salazar (left)
Salazar plans to return home after eight years in Washington, four of which were spent as Secretary of the Interior Department.
Nominated: CEO of REI, Sally Jewell (right)
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Staying: Agriculture Secretary, Tom Vilsack
nVilsack will resume his post as Secretary of Agriculture, which he has held since 2009. Vilsack previously served as Iowa's governor from 1999 to 2007.
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Going: Labor Secretary, Hilda Solis
nSolis, the first Latina to lead the agency, submitted her resignation letter to President Obama on Jan. 9.
nNominated: Thomas Perez, assistant attorney general for civil rights (right)
Going: Commerce Secretary, Rebecca Blank (acting)
nBlank took over when Secretary of Commerce John Bryson took a medical leave of absence.
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Going: Transportation Secretary, Ray LaHood
nLaHood, the only Republican still in Obama's cabinet, announced on Jan. 29 that he is resigning from his post.
nNominated: Mayor of Charlotte Anthony Foxx (right)
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Staying: Health and Human Services Secretary, Kathleen Sebelius
nSebelius will stay on for a second term. She was governor of Kansas from 2003 to 2009, the second woman to hold that office.
Staying: Housing and Urban Development Secretary, Shaun Donovan
nDonovan will continue in his current position. He is expected to play a crucial role in keeping the Federal Housing Administration solvent. The FHA is facing a $16.3 billion capital shortfall and may need a taxpayer bailout, Reuters reported.
Going: Energy Secretary, Steven Chu (left)
nChu, a scientist and a co-winner of the Nobel Prize in physics, announced in February that he is resigning from his post.
nNominated: MIT Physicist Ernest Moniz (right)
Staying: Education Secretary, Arne Duncan
nBefore becoming Education Secretary in 2009, Duncan was CEO of the Chicago Public Schools. He's been in the news recently for being a public advocate for action against gun violence in schools in the wake of the Newtown school shooting.
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Staying: Secretary of Veterans Affairs, Eric Shinseki
nRetired United States Army four-star general Eric Shinseki (L) will stay on as U.S. Veterans Affairs Secretary, a post he has held since 2009. His final U.S. Army post was Chief of Staff of the Army.
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Staying: Homeland Security Secretary, Janet Napolitano
nNapolitano will remain at her post during President Barack Obama's second term. As Homeland Security chief, Napolitano oversees the bulk of the nation's immigration enforcement agencies.
Going: Office of Management & Budget, Jeffrey Zients (left)
nZients has been the acting director since Jack Lew left the job in early 2012 to become the White House Chief of Staff.n
Nominated: Wal-Mart Foundation president Sylvia Mathews Burwell (right)
Going: Environmental Protection Agency, Lisa Jackson, (left)
nJackson announced last year that she will be stepping down as EPA Administrator.
Nominated: Gina McCarthy (right), the EPA's current head of air and radiation office
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