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Michael Mukasey

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  • McManus: A Gingrich presidency?

    A couple of weeks ago, I wrote that if Mitt Romney won the South Carolina primary, the Republican presidential race would be over and he would be the nominee. But Romney didn't win, and that means it's time to consider the unthinkable: What would life...
  • The danger in Gingrich's promises

    A couple of weeks ago, I wrote that if Mitt Romney won the South Carolina primary, the Republican presidential race would be over and he would be the nominee. But Mr. Romney didn't win, and that means it's time to consider the unthinkable: What would life...
  • 6/14/2012-Hold On Holder

    6/14/2012-Hold On Holder
    So far, Eric Holder has been the only attorney general in the Obama Administration. President George W. Bush had three, John Ashcroft, Alberto Gonzales and Michael Mukasey.   Controversy seems to follow the office. Ashcroft championed the Patriot Act...
  • News Corp. independent directors hire law firm

     
    News Corp.’s independent directors this week retained the New York law firm Debevoise & Plimpton in an apparent defensive move amid the phone hacking scandal that continues to roil Rupert Murdoch's media empire. The development comes on the heels...
  • Newt Gingrich throws the book at federal judges

     
    Is it possible that Newt Gingrich could win the Republican nomination without being able to win "Jeopardy!"? "I’ll take Checks and Balances for a thousand, Alex." This branch of government trumps all the others. "Alex, what is, 'Any branch I’...
  • Judge bashers

     
    Newt Gingrich has been roundly and rightly criticized for his over the top attacks on the federal judiciary. He has said presidents should be able to ignore some judicial decisions; Congress and the president should be able abolish the courts that issue...
  • PIX Investigates: Brooklyn Mom Crusades For Tougher Anti-Terror Laws

    PIX Investigates: Brooklyn Mom Crusades For Tougher Anti-Terror Laws
    A Brooklyn mother of five received the FBI's highest civilian award Thursday, on her crusade against terrorism. "The truth is: I wish I were not here today," said Devorah Halberstam. Fifteen years ago, while a white van carrying Halberstam's oldest...
  • Clarifying the war on terror

    Asked about a possible investigation of the excesses of the Bush administration's war on terror, President Obama said, "I'm more interested in looking forward than I am in looking backwards." That may be harder after new revelations of affronts to the...
  • ATF gets new building, challenges remain

     
    Attorney General Michael Mukasey offered a flattering assessment of the history of the agency formerly known as the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms at dedication ceremonies last week for ATF's new fortress-like headquarters building at 99 New York...
  • Accused 9/11 plotter seeks martyrdom

     
    Khalid Sheik Mohammed, from the FBI via Bloomberg News by James Oliphant Khalid Sheik Mohammed, the accused mastermind of the Sept. 11 attacks and the highest of high-level detainees being held at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, declared Thursday that he......
  • Leahy: Open Gitmo proceedings

     
    by James Oliphant Sen. Patrick Leahy Friday called for the Justice Department to provide access to the Guantanamo Bay military tribunals for families of the victims of the 9/11 attacks. In a letter to Attorney General Michael Mukasey, Leahy, the......