U.S. President Barack Obama stands next to two new nominees for his staff in Washington

 
U.S. President Barack Obama stands next to two new nominees for his staff in Washington
U.S. President Barack Obama stands next to two new nominees for senior positions in his Administration while in the East Room of the White House in Washington, March 4, 2013. Nuclear physicist Ernest Moniz (L) will become the Secretary of the Department of Energy, and air quality expert Gina McCarthy will lead the Environmental Protection Agency. REUTERS/Larry Downing