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-collin powell resigns as secratary of atate
-condilisa rice replaces him
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President Bush nominated EPA Administrator Mike Leavitt to replace Tommy Thompson as Health and Human Services secretary. If confirmed by the Senate, Leavitt would find plenty to do including implementing a prescription drug benefit for senior citizens.
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-Nebraska Gov. Mike Johanns would replace Ann Veneman if confirmed by Senate
-Nebraska Gov. Mike Johanns was raised on a dairy farm and was the first Republican governor in Nebraska to win re-election in more than four decades.
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-Carlos Gutierrez would replace Don Evans if confirmed by Senate
-Cuban-born Carlos Gutierrez, 51, has been chief executive officer of Kellogg Co. since 1999. He started at the company selling cereal out of a van in Mexico City.
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-Margaret Spellings would replace Rod Paige if confirmed by Senate
Margaret Spellings She was a key figure in drafting the "No Child Left Behind" education initiative.

-Rod Paige, appointed January 2001
Resignation announced November 15
Rod Paige was superintendent of public schools in Houston, Texas, from 1994 to 2000.
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-Spencer Abraham, January 2001 to presentResignation announced November 15
-Before he was appointed energy secretary, Spencer Abraham was a U.S. senator from Michigan for and a top aide to Vice President Dan Quayle.
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-Michael Leavitt would replace Tommy Thompson if confirmed by Senate

-Tommy Thompson, appointed January 2001
Resignation announced December 3
Before becoming health and human services secretary, Tommy Thompson was governor of Wisconsin, where he overhauled the state's welfare system with the Wisconsin Works program.
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-Tom Ridge, appointed October 2001
Resignation announced November 30
the first secretary of homeland securit

-Bernard Kerik
Nominated December 3; withdrew from consideration December 10
Former New York City police withdrew his name from consideration.
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-Tom Ridge
-Resignation announced November 30
-the first secretary of homeland security

-Bernard Kerik
Nominated December 3;
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-Alberto Gonzales
-would replace John Ashcroft if confirmed by Senate
-He is a former Texas Supreme Court justice and Texas secretary of state.

-John Ashcroft, appointed January 2001
Resignation announced November 9
-Ashcroft has been a key defender of the USA Patriot Act
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-Condoleezza Rice Nominated November 16, 2004
-She was an adviser on Soviet affairs to President George H.W. Bush.

-Colin Powell, appointed January 2001
Resignation announced November 15
-Colin Powell served in the U.S. Army for 35 years
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-Norman Mineta was commerce secretary in the Clinton administration
-Before taking that post, he was a congressman from California for 21 years
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-Ambassador Jim Nicholson
Nominated December 9; would replace Anthony Principi
-Jim Nicholson has served as U.S. ambassador to the Holy
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Veteran affairs
-Anthony Principi, appointed January 2001
-Resignation announced December 8
-Anthony Principi was deputy secretary of veterans affairs in President George H.W. Bush's administration.
-He later was named acting secretary.