It will be interesting for Arizonans to see how the soon-to-be ex-governor handles this important position, especially the issue of illegal immigration. Barack Obama's decision to pick her for the job has been criticized on a number of fronts.
Napolitano's confirmation came as part of a package deal with six other Cabinet members; the Senate is expected to vote tomorrow on the confirmation of Hillary Clinton as Secretary of State.
Napolitano's resignation is expected any minute now.
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The new governor, Jan Brewer (below), will take her oath of of office Wednesday about 3 p.m. at the State Capitol.