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Name: Norman Yoshio Mineta                                                               
Born: 12 November 1931 San Jose, California                                             
Norman Yoshio Mineta (born November 12, 1931) is a United States politician of           
the Democratic Party. Mineta most recently served in the Presidential Cabinet of         
George W. Bush as the United States Secretary of Transportation, the only               
Democratic Cabinet Secretary in the Republican George W. Bush Administration. On         
June 23, 2006, Mineta announced his resignation after more than five years as           
Secretary of Transportation, effective July 7, 2006, making him the longest-serving     
Transportation Secretary in the Department's history. On July 10, 2006, Hill &           
Knowlton, a public relations firm, announced that Mineta would join it as a