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Missouri Governor John Ashcroft's star is fading as a leading contender to succeed Richard L. Thornburgh as Attorney General. Bush aides say Ashcroft's strident antiabortion views would be a major liability in dealings with Congress. White House political aides now say the President is leaning toward less controversial choices, including Deputy Attorney General William P. Barr or Transportation Secretary Samuel K. Skinner.EDITED BY STEPHEN H. WILDSTROM


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