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Bush Nominates Judge to Head Homeland Security

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Bush Nominates Judge to Head Homeland Security

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Bush Nominates Judge to Head Homeland Security

Bush Nominates Judge to Head Homeland Security

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President Bush selects federal appeals court Judge Michael Chertoff to be director of the Department of Homeland Security. Bush noted that the Senate has confirmed Chertnoff three times in the past for other posts. Hear NPR's Don Gonyea.