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Alberto Gonzales

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.

Ex-Bush Official Nabs New Role

AP | Posted 10.29.2013 | Politics

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Former U.S. Attorney General Alberto Gonzales is one of five new members on a panel that nominates candi...

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.

Bush-Era Lawsuit Revived By Federal Court

AP | PETE YOST | Posted 05.29.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — A federal appeals court on Friday revived part of a lawsuit by two attorneys who applied for prestigious Justice Department jobs du...

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 | 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 | 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...

Former Bush Official Slams GOP Candidate's 'Totally Irresponsible' Proposal

AP | SHANNON McCAFFREY | Posted 02.19.2012 | Politics

DAVENPORT, Iowa — As he works to rev up his conservative base in Iowa with just two weeks to go until the state's caucuses, Newt Gingrich is lau...

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.

CIA Interrogation Tape Destruction Will Result In No Charges

AP | PETE YOST | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — A special prosecutor cleared the CIA's former top clandestine officer and others Tuesday of any charges for destroying agency video...

Fired U.S. Attorneys: Bush Administration 'Turned The Justice Department Into The Laughingstock Of The Country'

AP | ANDREW DeMILLO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Five of the federal prosecutors whose firings in 2006 sparked an investigation into President George W. Bush's Justice Depar...

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.

CIA Memo To Destroy Tapes Omitted Lawyers

AP | MATT APUZZO and ADAM GOLDMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — When the CIA sent word in 2005 to destroy scores of videos showing waterboarding and other harsh interrogation tactics, there was a...

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 ...

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 "...

Jason Linkins

Alberto Gonzales Inspiring Students To Consider A Future In Cronyism | 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.