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By PBS NewsHour
A House panel Wednesday approved subpoenas for Bush administration officials, including Karl Rove, Harriet Miers and Kyle Sampson, in the investigation into the firings of eight U.S. attorneys, but held off issuing them in hopes of avoiding a constitutional confrontation…
President Bush reasserted his confidence in Alberto Gonzales Wednesday, amid calls for the attorney general to resign over the firing of eight U.S. attorneys. Legal analysts discuss the implications for Gonzales.
U.S. Attorney General Alberto Gonzales admitted Tuesday that "mistakes were made" in the December firing of eight U.S. attorneys, but declined to resign over the controversy. Two senators discuss the day's developments.
A Justice Department audit released Friday said that the FBI used the Patriot Act improperly and unlawfully to gain information about people in the United States. Two members of the House Judiciary Committee debate the audit's conclusions.
Evaluations of the U.S. attorneys recently dismissed by the Justice Department under a little-known USA Patriot Act provision described them as "well regarded" and "very competent." Analysts discuss the firings and congressional charges of political tampering.
In response to the disclosure that the personal information of more than 26 million U.S. veterans had been stolen almost three weeks ago, the Department of Veterans Affairs has created a call center to inform potential victims about consumer identity…
Amid continued debate over immigration reform, Attorney General Alberto Gonzales hopes to see an immigration bill pass through the House and Senate by the end of the year. Gonzales comments on the criticism against President Bush's immigration plan and the…
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