James A. Baker III, 58
His job: Secretary of State
Background: Houston lawyer, Bush campaign chairman in four elections, Reagan's first chief of staff, then Treasury Secretary.
Prognosis: Because of his intimacy with Bush, Baker is expected to be as powerful as any Secretary of State. In a crisis, public relations or substantive, Baker will take charge.
Nicholas Brady, 58
Likely job: Secretary of the Treasury
Background: Longtime Bush friend, U.S. Senator from New Jersey, chief executive of an investment banking firm, succeeded Baker as Treasury Secretary.
Prognosis: Respected in Congress, Brady is a pragmatist who will be a major asset...