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Women who might be in Romney’s binders
Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney said that when he was governor of Massachusetts, and seeking a diverse Cabinet, he turned to women’s groups that, he said, "brought us whole binders full of women."
Storified by Digital First Media · Sat, Nov 03 2012 05:52:23
Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney said that when he was governor of Massachusetts, and seeking a diverse Cabinet, he turned to women’s groups that, he said, “brought us whole binders full of women.”
, at a town hall-style debate, set the Internet on fire. Soon, Romney could be in a position to build another administration. If he gets there, here are some women whose resumes could find their way into the next set of binders.
New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez
an exhaustive look
at who might get top spots in a Romney administration, National Journal mentions Martinez as a possible Interior secretary selection. Some see her as a rising star in the GOP, and she got a speaking spot at the party convention.
Gov. Susana Martinez’s Full RNC Speech 8/29/12mamabarracuda
U.S. Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison
Hutchison is retiring from the Senate and also is mentioned by the National Journal. The Dallas Morning News said she would be
“a credible pick”
for Transportation secretary.
2/25/12 – Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison (R-TX) Delivers Weekly GOP Address On Gas Prices And Jobs Billsgopweeklyaddress
Beth Myers, longtime Romney aide
Both the National Journal and
mention Myers as a possible Chief of Staff in a Romney administration. She served in that role for Romney when he was Massachusetts governor.
How Romney chose his running matecnn
Frances Townsend, security expert
Townsend served as Homeland Security Advisor to President George W. Bush. She previously served as Deputy Assistant to the President and Deputy National Security Advisor for Combating Terrorism.
CNN National Security contributor Fran Townsend discusses terror threat after bin Ladenhousehomeland
Former Hewlitt-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina
Carly Fiorina gives keynote address at Emerging Markets Forum.smithbusinessschool
Kerry Healey, longtime Romney ally
Healey is a former chairman of the Massachusetts Republican Party who served as Romney’s lieutenant governor. She is now an adviser to the Romney campaign.
She also spoke at the Republican convention.
Former Mass. Lt. Gov. Healey: Romney ‘Worked Harder Than Anyone I Know’pbsnewshour
Diane Sykes, federal judge
Sykes sits on the 7th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals in Milwaukee. She is a former private lawyer, county judge, and justice on the Wisconsin Supreme Court. She has been mentioned repeatedly as a possible Supreme Court pick if Romney wins and gets to pick a justice.
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