She's Outta There!

You know you've arrived if you can leave when you want. When Bush aide Karen Hughes announced last week she would depart the White House to bring her homesick husband and son back to Texas, she became the latest high-profile woman to ditch a glamorous gig for her family's sake. In Hughes' case, the explanation seems to be passing muster. For others, the story's more complicated:

--JANE SWIFT The Massachusetts acting Governor dropped out of her state's gubernatorial race in March. Swift, 37, gave birth to twins while in office last May, and has a 3-year-old. Between parenting and campaigning, "something...

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