U.S. Attorney Firings Investigation

Former attorney general Alberto R. Gonzales will not be referred to a federal grand jury for his role in the 2006 firings of nine U.S. attorneys, but a long-awaited report to be released today will recommend that a prosecutor continue to probe the involvement of lawmakers and White House officials...
For nearly two years, a young political aide sought to cultivate a "farm system" for Republicans at the Justice Department, hiring scores of prosecutors and immigration judges who espoused conservative priorities and Christian lifestyle choices.
VIDEO | Attorney General Alberto Gonzales announces his resignation Monday at the Justice Department.
VIDEO | Washington Sketch: Attorney General Alberto Gonzales appeared frustrated, weary and at times combative during a five-hour Senate panel hearing on the dismissal of eight U.S. attorneys.
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Head of Civil Rights Division to Leave Justice Department (Post, August 24, 2007)
Gonzales Now Says Top Aides Got Political Briefings (Post, August 4, 2007)
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FBI Chief Disputes Gonzales On Spying: Mueller Describes Internal Debate (Post, July 27, 2007)
Report Suggests Laws Broken in Attorney Firings (Post, July 25, 2007)
House Panel Nears A Legal Clash With Bush Over Firings: Gonzales to Tell Senators He Will Not Quit (Post, July 24, 2007)
Fight Over Documents May Favor Bush, Experts Say: Contempt Charge Precedents Cited in Firings Case (Post, July 21, 2007)
Broader Privilege Claimed In Firings: White House Says Hill Can't Pursue Contempt Cases (Post, July 20, 2007)
Morford Named To No. 2 Spot At Justice Dept. (Post, July 19, 2007)
Morford Named To No. 2 Spot At Justice Dept. (Post, July 19, 2007)
Hill Panel Initiates Contempt Charges Against Miers: Executive Privilege Battle May Hit Courts (Post, July 13, 2007)
Miers Rebuffs House Subpoena: Another Ex-Aide Says She Did Not Speak With Bush About Firings (Post, July 12, 2007)
Gonzales Knew About Violations, Officials Say (Post, July 11, 2007)
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