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September 27, 1992 | PAUL RICHTER and DOUGLAS JEHL, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Secretary of Veterans Affairs Edward J. Derwinski resigned under pressure Saturday as the Bush Administration sought to improve the President's standing with veterans groups. Republican sources said top officials of the Bush reelection campaign "felt very strongly" that Derwinski's stormy relations with veterans organizations had become a political hindrance, especially as the President sought to more fully exploit the issue of Democratic rival Bill Clinton's draft record.
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September 27, 1992 | PAUL RICHTER and DOUGLAS JEHL, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Secretary of Veterans Affairs Edward J. Derwinski resigned under pressure Saturday as the Bush Administration sought to improve the President's standing with veterans groups. Republican sources said top officials of the Bush reelection campaign "felt very strongly" that Derwinski's stormy relations with veterans organizations had become a political hindrance, especially as the President sought to more fully exploit the issue of Democratic rival Bill Clinton's draft record.
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