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Bush Names USDA Chief, Danforth Quits U.N.

President Bush selects Nebraska Gov. Mike Johanns to succeed Ann Veneman as secretary of agriculture. Johanns is a popular Republican with lifelong ties to agriculture. Also, John Danforth, U.S. ambassador for the United Nations, resigns. NPR's Andrea Seabrook reports.

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Andrea Seabrook covers Capitol Hill as NPR's Congressional Correspondent.