Living While Obama: Rose Garden Nomination

The president nominates a new World Bank president.

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Secretary of the Treasury Timothy F. Geithner, Dartmouth College President Jim Yong Kim (second from right) and Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton listen while President Obama speaks in the Rose Garden of the White House on March 23. President Obama announced his nomination of Kim to succeed Robert Zoellick as president of the World Bank.

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