Gonzales Points to 'Mistakes', Hagel Holds Back

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.


Ken Rudin, NPR's political editor



Please keep your community civil. All comments must follow the NPR.org Community rules and terms of use, and will be moderated prior to posting. NPR reserves the right to use the comments we receive, in whole or in part, and to use the commenter's name and location, in any medium. See also the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and Community FAQ.