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Senate Confirms Gonzales as Attorney General

The Senate confirms Alberto Gonzales as attorney general, 60-36. The vote was mostly along party lines, with nearly every Democrat voting no. Several lawmakers criticized his policies on interrogating detainees in Iraq and Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

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Libby Lewis
Libby Lewis is an award-winning reporter on the National Desk whose pieces on issues of law, society, criminal justice, the military and social policy can be heard on Morning Edition, All Things Considered, Day to Day, Weekend Edition Saturday, and other NPR shows.
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