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Obama taps REI chief Sally Jewell for interior secretary

U.S. President Barack Obama announces the nomination of Sally Jewell, CEO of Recreational Equipment Inc., to Interior Secretary at the White House in Washington February 6, 2013. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas

U.S. President Barack Obama announces the nomination of Sally Jewell, CEO of Recreational Equipment Inc., to Interior Secretary at the White House in Washington February 6, 2013. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas

U.S. President Barack Obama announces the nomination of Sally Jewell, CEO of Recreational Equipment Inc., to Interior Secretary at the White House in Washington February 6, 2013. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas
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U.S. President Barack Obama leaves with Sally Jewell, CEO of Recreational Equipment Inc., his nominee for Interior Secretary, at the White House in Washington February 6, 2013. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas

U.S. President Barack Obama leaves with Sally Jewell, CEO of Recreational Equipment Inc., his nominee for Interior Secretary, at the White House in Washington February 6, 2013. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas

U.S. President Barack Obama leaves with Sally Jewell, CEO of Recreational Equipment Inc., his nominee for Interior Secretary, at the White House in Washington February 6, 2013. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas
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Sally Jewell, the president and chief executive of REI (Recreational Equipment, Inc), speaks at the Fortune Brainstorm Green conference in Laguna Niguel, California, in this file photo taken April 12, 2010. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Sally Jewell, the president and chief executive of REI (Recreational Equipment, Inc), speaks at the Fortune Brainstorm Green conference in Laguna Niguel, California, in this file photo taken April 12, 2010. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Sally Jewell, the president and chief executive of REI (Recreational Equipment, Inc), speaks at the Fortune Brainstorm Green conference in Laguna Niguel, California, in this file photo taken April 12, 2010. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson
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U.S. President Barack Obama speaks next to Interior Secretary Ken Salazar (L) as he announces the nomination of Sally Jewell, CEO of Recreational Equipment Inc., to Interior Secretary at the White House in Washington February 6, 2013. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas

U.S. President Barack Obama speaks next to Interior Secretary Ken Salazar (L) as he announces the nomination of Sally Jewell, CEO of Recreational Equipment Inc., to Interior Secretary at the White House in Washington February 6, 2013. REUTERS/Yuri...more

U.S. President Barack Obama speaks next to Interior Secretary Ken Salazar (L) as he announces the nomination of Sally Jewell, CEO of Recreational Equipment Inc., to Interior Secretary at the White House in Washington February 6, 2013. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas
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U.S. President Barack Obama announces the nomination of Sally Jewell (R), CEO of Recreational Equipment Inc., to Interior Secretary at the White House in Washington February 6, 2013. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas

U.S. President Barack Obama announces the nomination of Sally Jewell (R), CEO of Recreational Equipment Inc., to Interior Secretary at the White House in Washington February 6, 2013. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas

U.S. President Barack Obama announces the nomination of Sally Jewell (R), CEO of Recreational Equipment Inc., to Interior Secretary at the White House in Washington February 6, 2013. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas
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U.S. President Barack Obama announces the nomination of Sally Jewell, CEO of Recreational Equipment Inc., to Interior Secretary at the White House in Washington February 6, 2013. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas

U.S. President Barack Obama announces the nomination of Sally Jewell, CEO of Recreational Equipment Inc., to Interior Secretary at the White House in Washington February 6, 2013. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas

U.S. President Barack Obama announces the nomination of Sally Jewell, CEO of Recreational Equipment Inc., to Interior Secretary at the White House in Washington February 6, 2013. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas
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