Justice official refused to OK wiretaps

WASHINGTON, Dec. 31 (UPI) -- A top Justice Department official refused in 2004 to approve key parts of the Bush administration's domestic eavesdropping program, it was reported.

White House denies confusion on strategy

WASHINGTON, Nov. 13 (UPI) -- White House officials deny there is a tug-of-war going on among Republican strategists as President George Bush's poll numbers are tanking.

Report: Miers-Bush friendship a factor

WASHINGTON, Oct. 9 (UPI) -- Harriet Miers spent a lot of time with President Bush prior to his nominating her to the Supreme Court, a factor in his choosing her, a report says.

White House: Roberts interview no conflict

WASHINGTON, Aug. 17 (UPI) -- Bush administration officials were interviewing Judge John Roberts for the Supreme Court while he was hearing a case critical to Bush policy on terrorism.

Bush extends sympathy at jamboree

FORT A.P. HILL, Va., July 31 (UPI) -- U.S. President George Bush offered condolences and prayers to the families of the Scout leaders who lost their lives at the Boy Scout jamboree in Virginia.

Gonzales responds to '12 hours' questions

WASHINGTON, July 24 (UPI) -- Attorney General Alberto Gonzales says he told the White House chief of staff about a CIA leak probe 12 hours before telling others to preserve documents.

Conservatives oppose Gonzales as Justice

WASHINGTON, July 3 (UPI) -- Conservative groups in the United States have begun pressuring President Bush not to name Attorney General Alberto Gonzales to the U.S. Supreme Court.

Andrew Card says N.Korea tested missile

TOKYO, May 1 (UPI) -- White House Chief of Staff Andrew Card told CNN Sunday North Korea test fired a short-range missile Sunday that landed in the Sea of Japan.

Bush praises confirmation of intel czar

WASHINGTON, April 21 (UPI) -- President Bush commended the Senate Thursday for confirming John Negroponte as the country's first national director of intelligence.

Carter's absence at pope's funeral noted

WASHINGTON, April 8 (UPI) -- Former President Carter was offered the chance to attend the pope's funeral but declined, official versions of the forming of the U.S. delegation say.

U.S. president pays respects to late pope

VATICAN CITY, April 6 (UPI) -- U.S. President George W. Bush Wednesday became one of an estimated one million pilgrims who have viewed the body of Pope John Paul II at the Vatican.

Bushes pray for pope

WASHINGTON, April 1 (UPI) -- President and first lady Laura Bush joined millions of others around the world in praying for Pope John Paul II, the White House said Friday. "The president and Mrs. Bush join people all across the world who are praying for the Holy Father. He is in our t

Bush plans to slash 2006 budget

WASHINGTON, Jan. 12 (UPI) -- U.S. President George Bush will reportedly introduce an aggressively cut budget in an effort to stem criticism of the growing federal deficit.

Bush seeks to curb Medicaid cost-shifting

WASHINGTON, Dec. 20 (UPI) -- The Bush administration is determined to clamp down on various techniques states use to shift Medicaid costs to the federal government.

Treasury's Snow likely to depart soon

WASHINGTON, Dec. 6 (UPI) -- U.S. President Bush George Bush has decided to replace John Snow as treasury secretary, the New York Times reported Monday.
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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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