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Fortune: Nominee for Manhattan U.S. Attorney: A nonpartisan starupdated: Tue Aug 25 2009 16:00:00

When President Barack Obama nominated Preetinder S. Bharara last week to become the new U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, which includes Manhattan, there was some cheap-shot snickering about a purported irony. Bharara, as Senator Charles Schumer's chief counsel, had spearheaded the Senate Judiciary Committee's investigation into former Attorney General Alberto Gonzales's politicization of the U.S. Department of Justice, and particularly the firing of nine U.S. attorneys. Now, some people said, he was receiving his own political reward, being picked to head the most illustrious federal prosecutor¹s office in the nation.

Gonzales' rocky term coming to the end of the roadupdated: Fri Sep 14 2007 10:37:00

Alberto Gonzales will say goodbye to Justice Department colleagues on Friday, ending his tumultuous term as the nation's attorney general.

Pundits ponder AG replacementupdated: Thu Aug 30 2007 00:02:00

Pundits ponder AG replacement

Job opening for attorney general with credibilityupdated: Thu Aug 30 2007 00:02:00

The next attorney general must carry enough stature to push White House anti-terrorism policies, combined with the charm and credibility to win over congressional Democrats, a former Justice Department official said.

Gonzales announces resignationupdated: Mon Aug 27 2007 22:45:00

Gonzales announces resignation

Who will succeed Gonzales? The name-dropping game beginsupdated: Mon Aug 27 2007 21:58:00

It happens immediately after any high-level White House official resigns his or her post -- political observers and Washington reporters go into overdrive over possible replacements.

Bush gives in, Gonzales goesupdated: Mon Aug 27 2007 21:58:00

Bush gives in, Gonzales goes

Bush: Gonzales' 'good name dragged through the mud'updated: Mon Aug 27 2007 21:51:00

President Bush on Monday said he reluctantly accepted the resignation of Attorney General Alberto Gonzales, whose "good name was dragged through the mud for political reasons."

Fortune: Will your boss betray you?updated: Wed Aug 02 2006 12:08:00

Thank you, Judge Lewis A. Kaplan. You've just done a big favor to anyone who could conceivably be charged, even unjustly, with a federal crime in connection with his or her job - which means anyone...

Fortune: Power to the peopleupdated: Mon Jan 24 2005 00:01:00

WHAT IS IT THAT MAKES SOMEONE A professional money manager? Education? Training? Or is it simply talent and desire, plus experience? And if so many professionals underperform the market, what good ...

Cooling on Ashcroftupdated: Mon May 31 2004 11:01:00

Has John Ashcroft fallen out of favor at the White House? The question may not be whether but how far.

Fortune: Spare The Rod And Save The Companyupdated: Mon Jun 09 2003 00:01:00

Amid all the front-page hoopla over MCI's agreement with the feds to settle fraud charges for $500 million--the largest penalty ever sought by the SEC--did you notice anything ... missing?

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