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Potential For More California Representation In The White House, Which Local Politicians Are In The Running For President-Elect Joe Biden’s Cabinet?




US President-elect Joe Biden delivers remarks at The Queen in Wilmington, Delaware, on November 9, 2020.
US President-elect Joe Biden delivers remarks at The Queen in Wilmington, Delaware, on November 9, 2020.
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Following his presidential election win on Saturday, president-elect Joe Biden has a lot of work to do prior to his return to the White House.

The largest task before his inauguration will be to fill 15 cabinet positions with individuals he believes are best fit to execute his political agenda. With the former vice president prioritizing ideological diversity, it opens up the potential for conservatives and progressives to join his ranks. With Kamala Harris already serving as his vice president-elect, there may be potential for more California-based politicians to join her. Los Angeles mayor Eric Garcetti and former Republican candidate for California governor Meg Whitman have already been rumored to be in consideration for cabinet positions, while folks like billionaire environmentalist Tom Steyer are trying to insert themselves into the conversation as well.

Today on AirTalk, we break down the likeliest candidates for Biden’s cabinet and see how those from the golden state stack up with the rest. Do you have questions? Join the conversation by calling 866-893-5722. 

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David Siders, national political correspondent for POLITICO; tweets @davidsiders