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May 30, 2006 3:00 AM

Bush taps Wall Street `rock star' to take over as Treasury Secretary

President Bush looked to Wall Street for a new Treasury Secretary on Tuesday, nominating Goldman Sachs Chairman Henry Paulson for the governments top economic job. If confirmed by the Senate, Paulson will replace John Snow, whod been expected to leave for months. The nomination broke Bushs pattern of relying on captains of industry for economic advice and sent a reassuring signal to financial markets.

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