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Bush Adviser on Terrorism Announces Resignation

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Bush Adviser on Terrorism Announces Resignation

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Bush Adviser on Terrorism Announces Resignation

Bush Adviser on Terrorism Announces Resignation

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Frances Townsend, the president's assistant for Homeland Security and Counter-terrorism, is the latest in the exodus of influential figures who are leaving the Bush administration.

Townsend, Bush's main adviser on terrorism, is leaving office after four and a half years.

She talks with Melissa Block and offers some advice to her successor.