As President Barack Obama shuffles his Cabinet in preparation for his second term, rumors put former Michigan Governor Jennifer Granholm in the mix for a possible nomination.
Politico reports that Granholm is on “a growing list of people the administration is looking to find spots for,” and mentions the former state attorney general as a possible replacement for U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder.
Others suggest Granholm might be in the running to replace Steven Chu as Energy Secretary.
Michigan’s 16 delegates to the Electoral College have officially cast their votes for President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden.
The President netted 54 percent of the popular vote in Michigan during last month’s general election.
Monday’s gathering of Electoral College delegates in the state Senate chambers also included a resolution condemning state lawmakers’ actions in recent weeks.
State Senate Minority Leader Gretchen Whitmer presided over the meeting.
“To cast all 16 votes for President Barack Obama, we know that Michigan is a state that believes in opportunity and embraces a vision for our state and for our nation that looks forward. Not one that focuses on an extreme ideological agenda,” Whitmer said.
The resolution criticized the Republican-controlled state legislature for swiftly passing a number of controversial bills in the final weeks of its session.