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Alberto Gonzales

Friday Talking Points -- GOP's 'What Would Lincoln Do?' Moment

Chris Weigant | Posted 06.10.2016 | Politics
Chris Weigant

When in the past have you ever heard the term "unendorse" used? We haven't checked, but we believe it just got coined and added to the political lexicon.

5 Things Hillary Supporters Don't Get About Bernie Supporters

Jonathan Kim | Posted 04.14.2016 | Politics
Jonathan Kim

To me, all of these questions stem from the fact that Hillary supporters assume that they and Bernie supporters are fundamentally on the same team. Doesn't the fundamental rule of "The enemy of my enemy is my friend" still apply?

Disbar the Judge and the Lawyers

Martin Garbus | Posted 02.28.2015 | Politics
Martin Garbus

Even if we will not prosecute Cheney and the CIA, we should disbar and suspend Alberto Gonzales, who is in private practice, Jay Bybee who is now a federal appeals court judge and John Yoo who is a law professor at UC Berkeley.

10 Examples of Bush and the Republicans Using Government Power to Target Critics

Bob Cesca | Posted 07.16.2013 | Politics
Bob Cesca

The congressional Republicans are outraged by the IRS story, but they haven't been able to scramble to the floor of the House quickly enough to target left-leaning groups.

WATCH: Bush Attorney General Makes Surprising Comment About Weed

Posted 12.07.2012 | Politics

Alberto Gonzales, the former attorney general who served under George W. Bush, doesn't seem to have a problem if people in Washington and Colorado wan...

Playing Fast and Furious With a Man's Reputation

Norm Stamper | Posted 08.30.2012 | Politics
Norm Stamper

The country's interest is best served when both the executive and the legislative branches resist partisan showboating and rigorously defend against the politicization of the Department of Justice.

Elise Foley

Conservatives Call On Mitt Romney To Flip-Flop

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 06.12.2012 | Politics

ATLANTA -- After a primary full of hardline statements on immigration, from vowing to veto the Dream Act to promising to encourage "self-deportation,"...

Andrea Stone

Alberto Gonzales: 'Mean' Talk On Immigration Hurting GOP With Hispanic Voters

HuffingtonPost.com | Andrea Stone | Posted 04.19.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Former Attorney General Alberto Gonzales -- who was the first person of Hispanic descent to hold that position and a lightning rod for c...

Alberto Gonzales: Dear Santa, Send Money

Raul A. Reyes | Posted 02.07.2012 | Politics
Raul A. Reyes

As attorney general, Alberto Gonzales trampled on civil liberties, politicized the Department of Justice, and deeply embarrassed many of his fellow Latinos. Now he wants us to send him money.

For Progressives, Debt Ceiling "Deal" Was a Real Downer

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 10.04.2011 | Politics
Joseph A. Palermo

What U.S. president in recent history has lifted the rhetoric of progressivism to such lofty heights only to throw a wet blanket over the grassroots energy that responded to his vision and got him elected?

Man Gets 40 Years For Participation In 'Most Disturbing' Child Porn Ring

Posted 08.14.2011 | Chicago

A man arrested in 2006 for his alleged participation in a twenty-seven person, international child pornography ring was sentenced late last week to 40...

Top 7 Underemployed Former Bush Officials

Paul Tullis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Tullis

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Congresswoman Harman's Afghan Delusions

Bruce Fein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bruce Fein

Jane Harman should be ashamed that she has voted to send U.S. troops to risk their last full measure of devotion on behalf of a corrupt, illegitimate, lawless Afghan government for reasons a schoolchild could discern are fatuous.

Alberto Gonzales: Don't Repeal The 14th Amendment

Washington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Most recently, some politicians and concerned citizens have expressed a desire to amend the 14th Amendment of our Constitution, which says in Section ...

Was Alberto Gonzales Vindicated or Did Our Democracy Dodge a Bullet?

Judge H. Lee Sarokin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Judge H. Lee Sarokin

Integrity is what is needed in our top law enforcement officials, and that is what was so lacking in Alberto Gonzales. The Dannehy report as vindication? I think not.

Former U.S. Attorney condemns Bush White House Interference with Corruption Probe

Murray Waas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Murray Waas

With the 2006 mid-term elections approaching, a top aide to Karl Rove warned Harriett Miers that a Republican congressman's re-election was in serious jeopardy. Newly published emails show what happened next.

Lindsey Graham, Meet Alberto Gonzales

Daphne Eviatar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Daphne Eviatar

Earlier today, former Attorney General John Ashcroft admitted at a Conservative Political Action Conference that civilian trials for terrorists have "...

Alberto Gonzales Esquire Interview: Defends Saying Provisions In Geneva Convention Are 'Quaint'

Esquire | John H. Richardson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The former attorney general opens up on the value of torture, his Senate hearings, Karl Rove's role in the U.S. attorney firings, and more wrong guess...

Who's the CML Champ, Cheney or Gonzales?

Norm Stamper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Norm Stamper

Nobody listens to Alberto Gonzales in large part because, putting it charitably, he was not merely an unprincipled attorney general but an uninspired one. Of course, we also tune him out because we can't be sure he's telling the truth.

Jason Linkins

Alberto Gonzales Inspiring Students To Consider A Future In Cronyism

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In case you were wondering what former U.S. Attorney General Alberto Gonzales has been up to lately -- I mean besides not getting hired by any law fir...

Alberto Gonzales Heckled: College Student Shouts "You Lie!" At The Bush Attorney General

The Pacer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Alberto Gonzales, former attorney general during the George W. Bush presidency and current teacher at Texas Tech came to UTM to speak with students on...

Justice American Style

Kristen Breitweiser | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Kristen Breitweiser

Now more than ever, Americans need to trust our own judicial system to fully and openly prosecute the mass murderers of 9/11 while the rest of the world bears witness.

Spanish Judge Resumes Torture Case Against Six Senior Bush Lawyers

Andy Worthington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andy Worthington

Judge Baltasar Garzón is pressing ahead with a case against six senior Bush administration lawyers for implementing torture at Guantánamo.

The Gonzales Cantata: Former AG Inspires Concert Opera

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Anyone who thought the Alberto Gonzales' Senate Judiciary Committee hearings had a certain kind of repetitive poetry should head to Philadelphia this ...

Ryan Grim

Alberto Gonzales Flip Flops On Torture Investigation

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Former attorney general Alberto Gonzales became the second Bush-era official in a week to walk back a controversial remark on Thursday, reversing his ...