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<a href="http://www.philly.com/mld/philly/news/10099409.htm">ELIZABETH EDWARDS DIAGNOSED WITH BREAST CANCER</a>
ASHCROFT TO TURN IN RESIGNATION:
MORE: ABC's Pierre Thomas reports Ashcroft will turn in his resignation -- along with other senior officials -- and wait to see what the President's pleasure is. His inclination is to step down, simply due to exhaustion, unless the President presses him to stay.
<a href="http://sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/news/archive/2004/11/04/national1251EST0552.DTL">BUSH HOLDS PRESS CONFERENCE AT THE WHITE HOUSE</a>
ROUGH DRAFTS OF HISTORY: