Janet Napolitano takes back what she said Sunday: That the airport security system is working "very, very smoothly." Considering the near-disaster that occurred on Northwest flight 253 to Detroit, when Nigerian man Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab tried to detonate an explosive and blow up the plane, she spoke to the Today show today to clarify a few things. She said, "No one is happy or satisfied with that. An extensive review is under way."In fact, according to NYTimes.com, Obama has ordered...Read Full Story
President-elect Barack Obama's cabinet continues to take shape as top aides say that barring some unexpected glitch, Janet Napolitano will be the next head of the Department of Homeland Security. OBAMA'S NATIONAL SECURITY TEAM Robert Gates, Secretary of DefenseEric Holder, United States Attorney GeneralJanet Napolitano, Secretary of Homeland SecurityJames L. Jones, National Security AdvisorSusan Rice, United States Ambassador to the United Nations Napolitano is currently the governor of...Read Full Story
Janet Napolitano (born Nov. 29, 1957) is the current Democratic governor of Arizona, originally elected in 2002 and re-elected in 2006. She has been chosen for Barack Obama's Secretary of Homeland Security.