Obama Praises Salazar Replacement Pick

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The president-elect calls Gov. Ritter’s selection Saturday of Denver Schools Chief Michael Bennet an “execellent choice” in a statement.

“Michael Bennet perfectly reflects the qualities of the ruggedly independent state he has been chosen to serve.” Full statement here.

Announcement comes after current Sen. Salazar was tapped for Obama’s interior secretary nominee.

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