Clinton names Obama veterans to White House transition team

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and Vice-President Joe Biden stopped to visit Biden's childhood home in Scranton, PennsylvaniaBy Luciana Lopez WEST HARRISON, N.Y. (Reuters) – Looking to lay the groundwork for her presidency if she wins the White House in November, Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton named several veterans of President Barack Obama’s administration for her transition team on Tuesday. Ken Salazar, a former interior secretary and U.S. Senator from Colorado, will lead a team of four co-chairs including one-time national security adviser Tom Donilon and Neera Tanden, a former Obama aide who now leads the progressive Center for American Progress think-tank, the Clinton campaign said. The other co-chairs are former Michigan Governor Jennifer Granholm and Maggie Williams, director of Harvard’s Institute of Politics, the campaign said in a statement.

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