3 Names Floated for Homeland Security

    National Incident Commander Thad Allen shoots a picture while onboard a ship alongside the NOAA research vessel Pisces, which is assisting in Deepwater Horizon oil spill response efforts by capturing subsurface water samples on the Gulf of Mexico near the coast of Louisiana, Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2010. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

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    Rep. Mike McCaul, the Republican chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee, on Sunday floated three possible people to replace outgoing chief Janet Napolitano: William Bratton, Thad Allen, and Ray Kelly. Allen is retired Coast Guard commandant, Kelly is the NYPD commissioner, and William Bratton has led police departments in New York, Los Angeles, and Boston. Janet Napolitano announced on Friday that she is leaving her post to become president of the University of California system. On Fox News Sunday, McCaul said he “respected” Napolitano’s work but said they had disagreements on many issues “particularly around the border.”

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