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Bush Favors Close Advisers in Cabinet Appointments

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Bush Favors Close Advisers in Cabinet Appointments

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Bush Favors Close Advisers in Cabinet Appointments

Bush Favors Close Advisers in Cabinet Appointments

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President Bush chose close confidants when making his Cabinet nominations this week, saying he can trust these aides to implement his policies. But there are questions about whether the president and his policies are best served by a close-knit circle of loyal advisers, or by a sampling of diverse points of view. NPR's Brian Naylor reports.

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