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Bolton, a key Bush hard-liner, steps down as UN envoy

Senate rejection was seen likely

By Farah Stockman and Joe Lauria
Globe Staff and Globe Correspondent / December 5, 2006

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WASHINGTON -- At the start of a crucial week of challenges to President Bush's Iraq policy, the administration lost one of its leading hawks when John Bolton, the tough-talking ambassador to the United Nations who became a hero to conservatives for his staunch defense of American foreign policy, announced his resignation yesterday. (Full article: 1098 words)

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