HHS Update: Sebelius?

The New York Times reports this morning that Gov. Kathleen Sebelius of Kansas has emerged as the leading candidate to be nominated for Secretary of Health and Human Services.  White House officials insist on caution when using the term "leading."  But of the two candidates known to be vetted (the other is Tennessee's Phil Bredesen), only Sebelius has yet to pooh-pooh her own chances. 

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Marc Ambinder is an Atlantic contributing editor. He is also a senior contributor at Defense One, a contributing editor at GQ, and a regular contributor at The Week.

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