AG Nominee Enjoys Senate Backing

Smallen, Jill; Dick, Jason; Friel, Brian
September 2007
National Journal;9/22/2007, Vol. 39 Issue 36, p46
The article reports on the support extended by U.S. Senate Democrats for Michael Mukasey, President George W. Bush's nominee to head the Justice Department, following the resignation of Attorney General Alberto Gonzales. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid feels confident that Mukasey can improve the Justice Department. Senator Charles Schumer recommended the nomination of Mukasey. The nominee is a former U.S. District Court judge from New York State.


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