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Bush Picks Wolfowitz to Head World Bank

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Bush Picks Wolfowitz to Head World Bank

Bush Picks Wolfowitz to Head World Bank

Bush Picks Wolfowitz to Head World Bank

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President Bush taps Deputy Secretary of Defense Paul Wolfowitz, shown here at a memorial service on Sept. 14, 2004, to be president of the World Bank. Helene C. Stikkel/Department of Defense hide caption

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At a White House press conference, President Bush says Deputy Defense Secretary Paul Wolfowitz is his choice to head the World Bank. Wolfowitz was a leading advocate of the Iraq war. Current World Bank President James Wolfenson's term expires in June, and other World Bank members must ratify Wolfowitz's nomination.