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Longtime Bush Adviser Gonzales Succeeds Ashcroft

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Longtime Bush Adviser Gonzales Succeeds Ashcroft

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Longtime Bush Adviser Gonzales Succeeds Ashcroft

Longtime Bush Adviser Gonzales Succeeds Ashcroft

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Official Washington had barely caught its breath yesterday over the resignation of Attorney General John Ashcroft, when President Bush announced his new choice for the top law enforcement job: White House counsel and longtime Bush confidant Alberto Gonzales. NPR legal affairs correspondent Nina Totenberg reports.