The Mukasey Nomination Retired federal judge Michael Mukasey, a conservative from New York, is President Bush's choice to serve as U.S. attorney general. His confirmation process became surprising contentious, but with the backing of key Democratic senators, approval is all but assured.

Senate Panel Clears Mukasey for Confirmation Vote

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Torture Still Hot Topic as Mukasey Advances

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Senate Panel Likely to Approve Mukasey Tuesday

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Mukasey's Confirmation Back on Track

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Expert Sheds Light on Waterboarding

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Mukasey's Torture Comments Give Panel Pause

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Mukasey Torture Testimony Weak

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Lawmakers Question Mukasey on Ideas

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Mukasey Refuses to Call Waterboarding Torture

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Hear NPR's Ari Shapiro

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Attorneys Respect Judge Michael Mukasey

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White House Took Care in Vetting Mukasey

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Mukasey Nomination Finds Friends on Hill

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Lawyers Give AG Nominee Strong Marks

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