Keith Perine

Legal Affairs Reporter, Congressional Quarterly

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Former Attorney General John Ashcroft  testified before Congress  today about so-called "enhanced interrogation" initially approved by the Justice Department during his tenure. …

Ashcroft Testifies on Interrogation before Congress

Former Attorney General John Ashcroft testified before Congress today about so-called "enhanced interrogation" initially approved by the Justice Department during his tenure. …

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Senators today questioned  former judge  Michael Mukasey , President Bush's choice to become Attorney General of the United States.

Mukasey on Cruise Control in Confirmation Hearings

Senators today questioned former judge Michael Mukasey , President Bush's choice to become Attorney General of the United States.

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America's chief law enforcement officer,  Attorney General Alberto Gonzales , came under attack from members of both parties today at a  Senate Judiciary Committee hearing  on Capitol…

Attorney General Gonzales Testifies on Capitol Hill

America's chief law enforcement officer, Attorney General Alberto Gonzales , came under attack from members of both parties today at a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Capitol…

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