Dick Thornburgh: From Fumbles To TouchdownsTim Smart
You might forgive Attorney General Richard L. Thornburgh if a wry smile crosses his lips as 1991 arrives. Eight months ago, the former Pennsylvania governor was considered the underachiever of the Bush Administration. Clumsy personnel moves, bruising run-ins with Washington interest groups, and cool relations with Congress and the press had tarnished Thornburgh's reputation as a savvy pol. Now, with John H. Sununu's White House crew developing a bad case of fumble-fingers, Dick Thornburgh is suddenly looking like one of the Administration's steadier hands.
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