Office of Management and Budget (OMB) en Obama's Second Term Cabinet Nears Completion With New Nominations Transcript <p>AUDIE CORNISH, HOST: <p>From NPR News, this is ALL THINGS CONSIDERED. I'm Audie Cornish.<p>Three new faces joined President Obama today at the White House.<p>PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA: Today, I'm announcing my plan to nominate three outstanding individuals to help us tackle some of our most important challenges.<p>CORNISH: And with that, the president named a new energy secretary, a new budget director, and a new head of the Environmental Protection Agency. In a few minutes, we'll hear more about the EPA nominee. Mon, 04 Mar 2013 21:43:00 +0000 Mara Liasson 41035 at Obama Announces His Picks For EPA, Other Cabinet Posts President Obama rounds out his Cabinet for his second term, nominating three new leaders Monday: Walmart Foundation's Sylvia Mathews Burwell for budget chief, MIT scientist Ernest Moniz to head the Energy Department and veteran regulator Gina McCarthy to run the EPA — a post that's likely be a lightning rod during Senate confirmations. Mon, 04 Mar 2013 18:02:00 +0000 Scott Horsley 41021 at Obama Taps Nominees For EPA, Budget Office And Energy Department Calling them "three outstanding individuals" who will help him tackle some tough problems, President Obama on Monday morning nominated:<p>-- Gina McCarthy, currently an assistant administrator at the Environmental Protection Agency, to lead that agency. She would succeed the departed Lisa Jackson.<p>-- Ernest Moniz to be the next secretary of energy, replacing Steven Chu, who like Jackson decided not to stay for Obama's second term. Mon, 04 Mar 2013 15:39:00 +0000 Mark Memmott 41012 at President Obama To Nominate New EPA, Budget And Energy Heads President Obama plans to announce three Cabinet-level nominations Monday, including a new administrator for the Environmental Protection Agency, who could be on the hot seat in the looming battle over global warming.<p>Gina McCarthy, currently an assistant administrator in the wing of the EPA that regulates air pollution, is the president's pick to head the EPA.<p>Obama will also tap the director of MIT's Energy Initiative, Ernest Moniz, as his new energy secretary, and the president of the Walmart Foundation, Sylvia Mathews Burwell, to head the Office of Management and Budget.<p>The nominatio Mon, 04 Mar 2013 11:02:00 +0000 Scott Horsley 40999 at President Obama To Nominate New EPA, Budget And Energy Heads