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Scoop Link: Senate Panel Reacts to Attorney Firing

Published: Tue 13 Feb 2007 09:03 AM
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Senate Panel Reacts to Attorney Firings
By Laurie Kellman
The Associated Press
Thursday 08 February 2007
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Washington - A Senate panel advanced a bill Thursday to curb the Justice Department's power to replace federal prosecutors indefinitely, after seven forced resignations sparked accusations of political favoritism.
The Judiciary Committee voted 13-6 to send the measure to the Senate floor.
"I'm going to do everything I can to get it to the floor next week," said Senate Majority leader Harry Reid, D-Nev.
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