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Could Gov. Huckabee become the next Health and Human Services Secretary?

Health and Human services Secretary Tommy Thompson has announced his resignation, sparking talk in Arkansas that Governor Huckabee could be tapped to fill the spot.

The governor is a favorite of Christian conservatives.

He has gained national recognition as a health advocate after shedding 105 pounds.

However he has shrugged off speculation that he might spend the next few years testing the waters for a run for President in 2008.

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