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Bush, Democrats clash on prosecutors

President backs AG, refuses call for aides to testify

By Michael Kranish
Globe Staff / March 21, 2007

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The controversy over the Bush administration's firing of eight US attorneys escalated into a high-stakes political confrontation between President Bush and Congress yesterday, with Bush backing his embattled attorney general, Alberto Gonzales, and rebuffing a request from top Democratic lawmakers to have chief White House adviser Karl Rove and other aides testify under oath. (Full article: 1116 words)

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