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Profile: Education Secretary Margaret Spellings

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Profile: Education Secretary Margaret Spellings

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Profile: Education Secretary Margaret Spellings

Profile: Education Secretary Margaret Spellings

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Margaret Spellings, President Bush's new secretary of education, has worked with liberals, but some conservatives have responded to her appointment warily. As one of President Bush's closest advisors, Spellings has had the president's ear for years.