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Bush: Johanns to leave Cabinet, deputy will become acting agriculture secretary

President Bush announced that Agriculture Secretary Mike Johanns is leaving the Cabinet to return to Nebraska. He is expected to run for the U.S. Senate there.

Bush announced Johanns' departure at a Rose Garden ceremony Thursday.  He said Deputy Agriculture Secretary Charles Conner would serve as acting agriculture secretary.

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