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Alberto Gonzales and Fired US Attorneys

Alberto Gonzales On U.S. Attorney Firing Scandal: 'I Feel Angry That I Had To Go Through This'

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Former Attorney General Alberto Gonzales said Friday he's angry about being put through a long-running criminal investigation into ...

Gonzales: I'll Cooperate With 'Truth Commission' Probe

Washington Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Former Attorney General Alberto Gonzales appeared at a forum on Republicans and the Hispanic vote at the Capitol Hill Club this morning, getting a sta...

Dangerous New Turn in Justice Department Investigation

David C. Iglesias | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David C. Iglesias

Last week, non-partisan investigators recommended the appointing of a special prosecutor to determine whether criminal laws were violated in my ouster and that of my colleagues.

Bolton, Miers Win Delay For Congressional Testimony

AP | LARA JAKES JORDAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — A federal appeals court on Monday rejected House Democrats' demands to force two of President Bush's top aides to cooperate with an...

Prosecutor Named In DOJ-US Attorney Investigation

AP | LAURIE KELLMAN and MARK SHERMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Attorney General Michael Mukasey named a prosecutor Monday to investigate whether former Attorney General Alberto Gonzales, other B...

Fired US Attorney: I Was Told My Firing "Was Political"

McClatchy | Marissa Taylor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A longtime protege of President Bush told former U.S. Attorney David Iglesias that he was fired for political reasons and that he shouldn't fight his ...

Justice Department Accused Of Blocking Gonzales Probe

LA Times | Richard B. Schmitt and Tom Hamburger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The government agency that enforces one of the principal laws aimed at keeping politics out of the civil service has accused the Justice Department of...

Dems Delay Miers Contempt Vote To Address Economic Crisis

Politico | John Bresnahan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

House Democrats will postpone votes on criminal contempt citations against White House chief of staff Joshua Bolten and former White House counsel Har...

Will Thomas

The Ghost Of Gonzales: Justice Dept Still Backs Controversial Voter ID Law | Will Thomas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Though Alberto Gonzales is gone, the Justice Department is still backing controversial voter identification laws that many believe are specifically de...

CREW: Bush Administration Lost More Than 10 Million Emails

CREW | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

CREW's Anne Weismann told that the number of missing e-mails from the White House far surpasses the widely stated total of five million. It co...

Leahy: Rove Cannot Claim Executive Privilege In US Attorney Scandal

Associated Press | Laurie Kellman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A Senate chairman acknowledged explicitly on Thursday that President Bush was not involved in the firings of U.S. attorneys last winter and therefore ...

After Gonzales: Bush Promises To Rebuild Justice Department

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Bush welcomed Michael Mukasey back into government Wednesday and promised to help the new attorney general rebuild the top leadership of the...

Alberto Gonzales Defense Fund Begins

Washington Post | Dan Eggen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Supporters of former attorney general Alberto R. Gonzales have created a trust fund to help pay for his legal expenses, which are mounting in the face...

Alberto Gonzales Defense Fund: Where To Send The Money

Washington Post | Dan Eggen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The contribution form distributed by Leitch asks that donations be sent to a post office box in Alexandria. Leitch said in an e-mail yesterday that th...