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Jerry Cornfield | jcornfield@heraldnet.com
Published: Tuesday, January 8, 2013, 9:10 p.m.

Gregoire trip to D.C. fuels rumors

Gov. Chris Gregoire, whose tenure as the state's chief executive ends in a week, is heading to Washington, D.C. where many politicos think she will find her next job in President Barack Obama's Administration.

Gregoire arrived in the nation's capital Tuesday night and is scheduled to attend a meeting of the Council of Governors on Wednesday. The meeting had originally been planned for November and then postponed to Jan. 9.

She is among a group of governors who will discuss potential funding cuts to the Air National Guard with officials from the departments of defense and homeland security

The Council of Governors is the only event on her official schedule, according to spokesman Cory Curtis. He said he was not aware of any meetings between her and representatives of the president but noted he does not control her private schedule.

Gregoire's name has been mentioned for several posts, including the currently occupied cabinet seat of Secretary of the Interior.

Most recently, she's been mentioned as a successor to retiring Environmental Protection Agency leader Lisa Jackson.

Gregoire is due to fly back to Washington on Wednesday.
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