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Gonzales Points to 'Mistakes', Hagel Holds Back

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Gonzales Points to 'Mistakes', Hagel Holds Back

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Gonzales Points to 'Mistakes', Hagel Holds Back

Gonzales Points to 'Mistakes', Hagel Holds Back

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Amid allegations of political meddling in the firing of U.S. prosecutors, Attorney General Alberto Gonzales acknowledges that "mistakes were made." His chief of staff is out. Plus, with the crowded field for the GOP nomination 2008, Sen. Chuck Hagel (R-NE) makes a big non-announcement announcement.

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Ken Rudin, NPR's political editor