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lame54 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Aug-01-09 01:48 PM
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Obama offers job back to U.S. attorney fired by Bush
http://www.miamiherald.com/news/politics/AP/story/11665...

Obama offers job back to U.S. attorney fired by Bush

WASHINGTON -- One of the nine former U.S. attorneys whose firing triggered a controversy leading to the resignation of Attorney General Alberto Gonzales may be returning to his old job.

President Obama announced Friday that he was nominating Daniel Bogden as U.S. attorney for Nevada. Bogden, a prosecutor with more than 16 years of experience, was fired by the Bush administration from the same job in December 2006.

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., has said he thought Bogden's firing was unfair, and he urged the Obama administration to give him Bogden his job back...
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aquart Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Aug-01-09 01:52 PM
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1. Fine by me. They were fired for being honest.
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I Have A Dream Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Aug-01-09 01:58 PM
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2. Darn, I just hit unrecommend by mistake when I wanted to click recommend.
x(

Sorry!

This is really good to hear. :)

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Catshrink Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Aug-01-09 02:04 PM
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3. I've done that a couple of times.
Change isn't always easy I guess! I rec'd for me and you...

:hi:
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I Have A Dream Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Aug-01-09 02:08 PM
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4. Thank you! They really need an 'undo' for that, in my opinion.
:hi:

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pnorman Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Aug-02-09 06:42 AM
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8. Relax! I just corrected that error.
n/t

pnorman
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I Have A Dream Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Aug-02-09 08:03 PM
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10. Thank you!
:hi:

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proud patriot Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Aug-02-09 08:12 PM
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12. LOL I did too
:-D
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katandmoon Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Aug-01-09 02:36 PM
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5. He couldn't find a DEMOCRAT?
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lib_wit_it Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Aug-01-09 02:47 PM
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6. Enough with the BiPartisanship! Fuck the Rs. I'm sick of us losing because we can't play to win!
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cascadiance Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Aug-01-09 04:56 PM
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7. The mystery is why he was fired.. Not as obvious as many of the other attorneys...

I heard through the grapevine that some suspect Bogden was fired because Bushco wanted Kyle Sampson put in to replace him...
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excess_3 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Aug-02-09 07:10 AM
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9. how did Obama get rid of the incumbents? .n/t
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Deja Q Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Aug-02-09 08:10 PM
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11. The same way Bush had?
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