Obama nominates Comey to head FBI

Obama nominates Comey to head FBI

WASHINGTON, June 21 (UPI) -- U.S. President Barack Obama nominated James Comey as FBI director Friday, saying Comey will strike a balance between national security and civil liberties.
Obama selects former Bush Justice Dept. official to head FBI

Obama selects former Bush Justice Dept. official to head FBI

WASHINGTON, May 29 (UPI) -- President Obama intends to nominate James Comey, a deputy attorney general in the George W. Bush administration, to lead the FBI, The New York Times reported.
Ex-Bush aide pushed for Kennedy race

Ex-Bush aide pushed for Kennedy race

WASHINGTON, Sept. 10 (UPI) -- Andrew Card, former President George W. Bush's chief of staff, is considering seeking the U.S. Senate seat of the late Ted Kennedy, an adviser says.
Conyers subpoenas White House documents

Conyers subpoenas White House documents

WASHINGTON, June 27 (UPI) -- The House Judiciary Committee has issued a subpoena for unredacted interviews with President George W. Bush and Vice President Dick Cheney.

Ex-spokesman says White House misled him

WASHINGTON, Nov. 21 (UPI) -- Five of the highest-ranking White House officials misled former Bush administration spokesman Scott McClellan about a CIA leak scandal, his new book claims.

A Sept. rollout for Iran war

WASHINGTON, Sept. 5 (UPI) -- White House Chief of Staff Andrew Card once famously said of the administration’s 2002 campaign to get support for the invasion of Iraq, ''From a marketing point of view, you don't introduce new products in August.'' Now August is behind us, and -- right on schedule -- marketers in the White House and among their supporters outside are rolling out a public relations blitz urging a U.S. military adventure in Iran.
DAVID ISENBERG, UPI Outside View Commentator

Mueller: Ashcroft was 'feeble' in hospital

WASHINGTON, Aug. 16 (UPI) -- FBI Director Robert Mueller said former U.S. Attorney General John Ashcroft was “feeble” when White House officials paid him a controversial hospital visit.

Data mining was problem for Justice Dept.

WASHINGTON, July 28 (UPI) -- National Security Agency data mining was the break point in a U.S. Justice Department dispute on warrantless surveillance, The New York Times reported.

Official: Cheney pushed for eavesdropping

WASHINGTON, June 7 (UPI) -- A former U.S. Justice Department official told senators that Vice President Dick Cheney disagreed with objections to a secret surveillance program.

Schumer to press Gonzales inquiry

WASHINGTON, May 20 (UPI) -- Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., said he's sending letters to the president and vice president seeking to widen an inquiry into Attorney General Alberto Gonzales.

Public, private comments at odds over Iraq

WASHINGTON, Oct. 1 (UPI) -- President Bush's public optimism about the level of violence and continued U.S. involvement goes against internal reports, it was reported Sunday.

More White House changes expected

WASHINGTON, April 1 (UPI) -- More White House changes are expected, a report says, and President Bush is said to have "a very open mind about looking outside the family."

Card resigns as White House chief of staff

WASHINGTON, March 28 (UPI) -- Andrew Card, who has served as White House chief of staff since the beginning of the George W. Bush presidency, announced his resignation Tuesday.

White House to stay mum on Katrina

WASHINGTON, Jan. 25 (UPI) -- The Bush administration is refusing to allow staff to testify on the government's response to Hurricane Katrina, citing concern for confidentiality.

Grassfires spread in Oklahoma

OKLAHOMA CITY, Jan. 1 (UPI) -- Spreading wildfires in Oklahoma prompted the governor Sunday to ask the White House to declare the state a disaster area.
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Andrew Card
President George W. Bush confers with Chief of Staff Andrew Card aboard Air Force One en route to El Paso in this March 2002 file photo. Tuesday, March 28, 2006, the President announced the resignation of Secretary Card effective in April. (UPI Photo/Eric Draper/White House)

Andrew Hill Card, Jr. (born May 10, 1947) is a Republican American politician, former United States Cabinet member, and head of President George W. Bush's White House Iraq Group. Card served as U.S. Secretary of Transportation under President George H. W. Bush and the White House Chief of Staff under George W. Bush. He announced his resignation as Chief of Staff March 28, 2006, effective April 14, 2006.

Card was born in Brockton, Massachusetts, the son of Joyce (née Whitaker) and Andrew Hill Card, Sr. He was active in the Boy Scouts of America's Old Colony Council and earned the rank of Life Scout. Later, he graduated from the University of South Carolina with a Bachelor of Science degree in engineering. He also attended the United States Merchant Marine Academy and the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. Card served in the United States Merchant Marine from 1966 to 1967.

Card got his start in politics serving in the Massachusetts House of Representatives from 1975–1983. He ran unsuccessfully for the Republican nomination for Governor of Massachusetts in 1982.

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