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The most powerful U.S. education secretary ever?

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arne_duncan.From POLITICOArne Duncan grabbed headlines from the moment he arrived in Washington as President Barack Obama’s basketball-playing friend in the Cabinet. Nearly three years later, Washington insiders are paying attention for a different reason: During Duncan’s time as secretary of education, they say, he has amassed more power than any of his predecessors and tightened the federal government’s grasp on schools nationwide. (Image from blogs.seattleweekly.com)

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