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Kerik Won't Fill Homeland Security Post

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Kerik Won't Fill Homeland Security Post

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Kerik Won't Fill Homeland Security Post

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Bernard Kerik appeared with President Bush on Dec. 3, the day his nomination for the Homeland Security post was announced. Reuters hide caption

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Former New York police commissioner Bernard Kerik has withdrawn as President Bush's nominee to head the Homeland Security Department. Kerik cited questions about the immigration status of a housekeeper/nanny he employed. Hear NPR's Scott Simon and NPR's Don Gonyea.