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Wed Mar 16 2005
More Right-Wing Appointments
Kevin J. Martin and Karen Huges
On March 16 Kevin J. Martin was selected by Bush as the new head of the FCC. Kevin Martin, was one of the first national Bush-Cheney people to arrive in Miami from Washington, on Nov. 8 2000. He had been a deputy general counsel for the Bush campaign and before that worked for Ken Starr, the independent counsel in the Monica Lewinsky affair.

On March 14, Karen Huges was nominated for the Under Secretary of State for public diplomacy with the rank of Ambassador — a job focused on changing Islamic perceptions about America. Hughes helped run Bush's re-election campaign and will be able to use US controlled funds in her new job to promote Republican policies abroad.
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