Legislative Alert: Gonzales, Chertoff Confirmed; Negroponte Nominated

IMGXYZ662IMGZYX n February 3, Alberto Gonzales was confirmed as the new U.S. attorney general, despite considerable opposition from Senate Democrats. Just six Democrats crossed the aisle to join Republicans in the 60-36 vote in support of the Gonzales nomination. The vote reflected the deep split between Republicans and Democrats over the administration’s counterterrorism policies and … Continue reading Legislative Alert: Gonzales, Chertoff Confirmed; Negroponte Nominated