Bush Nominates Abraham As His Energy Secretary
US President-elect George Bush on 2 January nominated Senator Spencer Abraham (R-Mich) as his Energy Secretary. Sen Abraham, aged 48 and the son of Lebanese immigrants, graduated from Michigan State University (MSU) in 1974 before getting a law degree from the Harvard Law School. After a brief stint as a law professor at MSU, in 1983 he became chairman of the Michigan state Republican Party in 1983. He later moved...