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Ailing Rehnquist Administers Oath of Office

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Ailing Rehnquist Administers Oath of Office

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Ailing Rehnquist Administers Oath of Office

Ailing Rehnquist Administers Oath of Office

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Chief Justice William Rehnquist, right, arrives at the presidential inauguration ceremony, Jan. 20, 2005. Reuters hide caption

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Despite ongoing treatment for thyroid cancer, Chief Justice William Rehnquist administers the oath of office to President Bush. It was the first appearance for the chief justice since last October, when his diagnosis was announced.

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