Bush was ready to turn back Air Force One

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Secrecy allowed Bush trip to proceed

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WASHINGTON, Oct. 16 (UPI) -- Sen. Edward Kennedy, D-Mass., Thursday lambasted the administration, accusing President Bush of sending Americans to war for "trumped up reasons."

Bush doubts leaker will be ID'd

WASHINGTON, Oct. 7 (UPI) -- President Bush Tuesday indicated he doubts the Justice Department will be able to determine who leaked the name of a CIA operative to columnist Bob Novak.

Bush and team tout economic recovery

CRAWFORD, Texas, Aug. 13 (UPI) -- Amid a U.S. economy that continues to give mixed signals, President George W. Bush said after meeting with economic advisers at his Texas ranch Wednesday that h
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Bush flies over Iraq

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White House: Saddam has not left

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Bush: 'My faith sustains me'

WASHINGTON, March 6 (UPI) -- President George W. Bush Thursday told the nation he prays daily for guidance and wisdom as the United States enters the final stages of diplomacy with Iraqi le
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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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