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Familiar faces

(Credit: Politirazzi)

Robert Gates and Peter Orszag are the last to be named to the Obama administration but there's little overlooking the other candidates' link to President Bill Clinton's inner circle.

Here's amNewYork's breakdown:

Secretary of state: Hillary Clinton

White House chief of staff: Rahm Emanuel, a former senior adviser to Bill Clinton

Attorney general: Eric H. Holder Jr., deputy attorney general with the Clinton administration

Secretary of commerce: Bill Richardson, Clinton’s energy secretary

Director of the National Economic Council: Lawrence Summers, Treasury secretary in the final year of the Clinton administration

White House counsel: Gregory Craig, Clinton’s impeachment lawyer

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