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Obama Picks Economic Team

Law360 (November 24, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- President-elect Barack Obama has announced three members of his economic team, calling on the experts to devise a plan to address the concerns of both Wall Street and Main Street.

New York Federal Reserve Bank President Timothy Geithner will serve as Treasury secretary, former Treasury Secretary Larry Summers will be the chief of the National Economic Council and University of California-Berkeley economist Christina Romer will chair the President's Council of Economic Advisers.

At a news conference in Chicago on Monday, Obama also announced Melody Barnes as...
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