Milestones Jun. 2, 2003

RESIGNING. ARI FLEISCHER, 42, CHRISTIE TODD WHITMAN, 56, and TOMMY FRANKS, 57; from top Bush Administration posts; in Washington. Fleischer will step down after 2 1/2 years as press secretary, serving as the President's relentlessly on-message spokesman on everything from the Enron scandals to the war in Iraq; to work in the private sector. Whitman, after a rocky tenure as chief of the Environmental Protection Agency, said she was leaving because she and her husband were tired of having a "commuter" marriage. Franks, the Army general who commanded U.S. forces during the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, is retiring after 36...

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