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HELPFUL SITE! go here: then scroll down and on the right side there is a link with the Bush Cabinet. It explains all the info you will need
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The Department of Commerce, which was established in 1913 by President Wilson, is responsible for promoting American business.

Carlos Gutierrez
Nominated November 29; 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.

Don Evans, appointed January 2001
Resignation announced November 9, 2004
Don Evans was chairman of President Bush's first presidential campaign and has been the president's chief fund-raiser since 1978. He is a former businessman in the Texas oil industry.
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The secretary oversees the Department of Education, which was created in 1979 when President Carter split the Department of Health, Education and Welfare.

Margaret Spellings
Nominated November 17; would replace Rod Paige if confirmed by Senate
Margaret Spellings is a longtime adviser to President Bush who has served as a White House domestic policy adviser since 2001. 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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The Department of Homeland Security was established in the wake of the September 11, 2001, attacks. The department is responsible for coordinating a national strategy to protect the United States against future attacks.

Bernard Kerik
Nominated December 3; would replace Tom Ridge if confirmed by Senate
Currently a senior vice president of Giuliani Partners, the consulting firm founded by Rudy Giuliani, former New York City police commissioner Bernard Kerik led the New York City Police Department through the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, and their aftermath.

Tom Ridge, appointed October 2001
Resignation announced November 30
As the first secretary of homeland security, former Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Ridge has overseen the development of a terror threat advisory system and new security measures at airports and borders.
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The attorney general is the chief law enforcement officer in the country and oversees the Department of Justice, which President Grant established in 1870.

Alberto Gonzales
Nominated November 10, 2004; would replace John Ashcroft if confirmed by Senate
As White House counsel since January 2001, Gonzales has been involved in many of the issues that he would confront as attorney general, including the legal handling of detainees in the war on terror. 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, a controversial federal law aimed to aid the government's anti-terrorism efforts.
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The State Department is the federal agency responsible for foreign affairs. Thomas Jefferson was named the first secretary of state in 1789.

Condoleezza Rice
Nominated November 16, 2004; would replace Colin Powell if confirmed by Senate
Condoleezza Rice, who has served as national security adviser during President Bush's first term, is a former provost of Stanford University. 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, eventually becoming chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff from 1989 to 1993.
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The secretary oversees the Department of Agriculture, which President Lincoln created in 1862. The USDA provides information to the country's farmers and oversees safety of food products.

Nebraska Gov. Mike Johanns
Nominated December 2; would replace Ann Veneman if confirmed by Senate
Nebraska Gov. Mike Johanns, 54, who was raised on a dairy farm, was the first Republican governor in Nebraska to win re-election in more than four decades.

Ann M. Veneman, January 2001 to present
Resignation announced November 15
Ann M. Veneman is an attorney who served as deputy agriculture secretary in President George H.W. Bush's administration.
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