Attorney General John Ashcroft submitted his handwritten letter of resignation to the President on Election Day. No leaks, and word came out this afternoon.
Rudy Giuliani has been mentioned as a possibility, and he is considered to be a "moderate." He sounded very "intolerant," as the left defines the term, during the campaign, however.
The other cabinet member to step down is Commerce Secretary Don Evans, a close friend of the President and a key part of his economic team.
[Steven Taylor (PoliBlogger) has speculation about who might realistically fill both posts.]