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Rice Assumes State Department Post

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Rice Assumes State Department Post

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Rice Assumes State Department Post

Rice Assumes State Department Post

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Condoleezza Rice speaks to State Department employees on her first day on the job as secretary of state. State Department hide caption

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Newly installed Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice was on the job Thursday, and received a warm welcome from State Department employees. She enters the job after a testy confirmation process during which Democrats focused on Iraq policy.

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