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January 24, 2013

Obama settles on Mary Jo White to be next chair of Securities and Exchange panel

President Barack Obama will nominate former U.S. attorney Mary Jo White, who built a reputation prosecuting white-collar crimes, to lead the Securities and Exchange Commission, an agency that has a central role in implementing Wall Street reform.

White House press secretary Jay Carney said Obama would announce White’s nomination during a ceremony in the State Dining Room Thursday afternoon.

“She’s got an incredibly impressive resume,” Carney said. “The president is very pleased to be able to nominate her.””

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