"Christine O'Grady Gregoire" is an United States/American politician who served as the List of Governors of Washington/22nd Governor of the U.S. state/state of Washington (U.S. state)/Washington from 2005 to 2013. A member of the Democratic Party (United States)/Democratic Party, Gregoire defeated Republican candidate Dino Rossi in 2004 and again in Washington gubernatorial election, 2008/2008. She is the second List of female state governors in the United States/female governor of Washington. She was the National Governors Association chairwoman for the 2010–11 term. After she left the governorship, some sources reported that she was being considered for a position in Barack Obama/Barack Obama's US Cabinet/cabinet in his second term, possibly in the US State Department/State Department, or as United States Secretary of the Interior. However, John Kerry became the United States Secretary of State, while Sally Jewell was nominated for the position of Interior Secretary.If you enjoy these quotes, be sure to check out other famous politicians! More Christine Gregoire on Wikipedia.