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US Attorney Firings

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.

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.

National Review Editor Rich Lowry Offered To Help White House Spin US Attorney Firings

Talking Points Memo | Zachary Roth | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

It looks like Rick Lowry of National Review offered the White House his services in doing some positive P.R. on behalf of Rove protege Tim Griffin, wh...

Alabama Decisions Illustrate Abuse of Judicial Power

Andrew Kreig | Posted 07.23.2012 | Politics
Andrew Kreig

The plight of litigants who face a biased judge is illustrated by the track record of one prominent Alabama federal judge, as well by major recent decisions requiring new trials in West Virginia and Georgia courts.

Siegelman's First Trial Judge Blasts U.S. Prosecutors, Seeks Probe of 'Unfounded' Charges

Andrew Kreig | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andrew Kreig

One of the most experienced federal judges in recent Alabama history is denouncing the U.S. Justice Department prosecution of former Alabama Gov. Don Siegelman.

Karl Rove, Sarah Palin and Tim Griffin Walk Into a Bar...

Shannyn Moore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Shannyn Moore

Why did Karl Rove's right-hand man and special assistant to George W. Bush, under Congressional investigation for felony vote caging, come to Alaska over 20 times last year?