iOS app Android app

John Ashcroft

Justice Department Report On Politicization: Politicians React

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Reactions to the report confirming wide-spread politicization at the Justice Department. Congressman John Conyers: When it comes to the hiring of no...

In Honor Of George Carlin, Examining Nipplephobia And Buttcrackphobia In America

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Chris Weigant

You would think, with cable television and the internet, that we've come a long way since Carlin's "Seven Word." But we really haven't.

Nadler Grills The Torture Team With An Eye To Prosecute

Lou Dubose | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Lou Dubose

The Bush Administration shielded itself from anti-torture laws, but prohibitions on torture aren't so easily circumvented-- they live on the books here and overseas and without statutes of limitation.

Ashcroft: No Conflict on Monitoring Deal

AP | ANGELA DELLI SANTI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Former Attorney General John Ashcroft denied any conflict of interest Tuesday in getting a multimillion-dollar contract to monitor ...

Ashcroft to Testify on Monitor Contracts

AP | ANGELA DELLI SANTI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

TRENTON, N.J. — Former Attorney General John Ashcroft has agreed to appear at a federal hearing looking into no-bid contracts he and others rece...

Ashcroft: Bush Is "Most Respectful Ever" Of Civil Liberties

St. Louis Today | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Former U.S. Attorney General John Ashcroft on Saturday defended President George W. Bush's electronic surveillance program, saying it was far less int...

Lawmaker Demands Ashcroft Testify Over DOJ Consulting Job

New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The chairman of the House Judiciary Committee demanded that former Attorney General John Ashcroft testify about his appointment to oversee a Justice D...

Ex-Officials Rake In No-Bid Contracts As Watchdogs

Washington Post | Carrie Johnson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Federal prosecutors are steering no-bid contracts to former government officials who earn millions of dollars by monitoring companies accused of cheat...

Ashcroft No-Bid Contract Brings Scrutiny To Justice Department

New York Times | PHILIP SHENON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

When the top federal prosecutor in New Jersey needed to find an outside lawyer to monitor a large corporation willing to settle criminal charges out o...

John Ashcroft: I'm Willing To Be Waterboarded

Think Progress | Faiz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Last night, former Attorney General John Ashcroft delivered an address on national security at the University of Colorado. The event was marked by hea...

Ashcroft Assailed By Protesters, Backpedals On Waterboarding

Think Progress | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Last night, John Ashcroft delivered an address on the Cornell University campus "in the face of shouting dissenters and shrouded protesters." At his l...

Ashcroft On Waterboading: 'It's Not Something I Can Make A Decision On'

Think Progress | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Last night, John Ashcroft delivered an address on the Cornell University campus "in the face of shouting dissenters and shrouded protesters." At his l...