Tommy Thompson steps down as Secretary of Health and Human Services
While Thompson will stay on until his replacement is chosen, he has said he looks forward to joining the private sector.
Thompson served as governor of Wisconsin for a record 4 consecutive terms until 2001, when he joined the Bush Administration.
- Robert Pear. "U.S. Health Chief, Stepping Down, Issues Warning" — , 4 December, 2004
- Associated Press. "Thompson fears terror attack on food" — , 4 December, 2004