Salazar to leave Interior Department

Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar has informed President Obama that he intends to leave the department by the end of March.
In a press release Salazar said that he intends to return to Colorado.
“Colorado is and will always be my home. I look forward to returning to my family and Colorado after eight years in Washington, D.C.,” Salazar said. “I am forever grateful to President Obama for his friendship in the U.S. Senate and the opportunity he gave me to serve as a member of his cabinet during this historic presidency.”

Originally posted Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013