Administration considered firing at least a dozen U.S. attorneys
Published 04/28/2007, McClatchy Newspapers
WASHINGTON - Congressional sources who have seen unedited internal documents say the Bush administration considered firing at least a dozen U.S. attorneys before paring down its list to eight late last year. The four who escaped dismissal came from states considered political battlegrounds in the last presidential election: Missouri, Minnesota, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin.Word count: 512
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