by Michael Fox
Today's announcement by the White House that Secretary of Labor Elaine Chao would be returning as Secretary of Labor put to rest the rumors that she might move to Transportation if the current Secretary, Norman Mineta chose not to return. According to the announcement both Chao and Mineta will continue in their current roles for the 2nd term. Bush Asks Chao, Mineta, Jackson And Norton To Stay. Secretary Chao was at the center of one of the fiercest administrative fights in President Bush's first term over the revised white collar regulations.