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Tom Ridge Resigns as U.S. Security Chief

Calling the move "a difficult decision," U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge announces his resignation from the Bush administration. Ridge made a formal announcement in a news conference Tuesday afternoon. Ridge has served in the position since the department's creation in 2003. Hear NPR's Korva Coleman.

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Korva Coleman is a newscaster for NPR.
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