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First lady names press secretary

Associated Press

WASHINGTON – First lady Laura Bush on Friday named the spokeswoman for her twin daughters during President Bush’s re-election campaign to be her new press secretary.

Susan Dryden Whitson, who replaces Gordon Johndroe, is former chief of the FBI’s national press office and spokeswoman for the FBI director.

She also has been press secretary to Rep. Bill McCollum, R-Fla., and former Rep. Bob Riley, R-Ala., now governor of Alabama.

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