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Fired U.S. Attorney Links Job Loss to Abramoff

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Fired U.S. Attorney Links Job Loss to Abramoff

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Fired U.S. Attorney Links Job Loss to Abramoff

Fired U.S. Attorney Links Job Loss to Abramoff

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Attorney General Alberto Gonzales says the firing of several U.S. attorneys was not politically motivated. But this latest scandal might be connected with an older one.

One of the fired attorneys says he was replaced in 2003 because he tried to start an investigation into lobbyist Jack Abramoff.