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November 4th, 2009
12:23 PM ET

Gates is key part of Obama's inner circle

A bipartisan Cabinet. It was one of President Obama's campaign promises.

And he kept his word when he announced President Bush's defense secretary, Robert Gates, would stay on the job at the Pentagon.

In part three of our series, "The Presidential Brain Trust," Barbara Starr has a look at Gates' relationship with the commander-in-chief.

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