Obama officially unveils economic team

CHICAGO (AP) -- President-elect Barack Obama has officially nominated Timothy Geithner as treasury secretary.

President-elect Obama also named three other members of his economic team Monday afternoon.

The President-elect also nominated Lawrence Summers as head of the National Economic Council; Christina Romer has been picked to head up the Council of Economic Advisors; and Melody Barnes will serve as President-elect Obama's director of the Domestic Policy Council.

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