Torture, Spying Issues to Top AG Hearing

Democratic Senators are poised to once again grill Attorney General Michael Mukasey on the issue of whether the interrogation technique called waterboarding — or simulated drowning — constitutes torture and is therefore illegal under U.S. laws. At his confirmation hearing three months ago, Mukasey was able to dodge the question by saying he had not been "read in" to the classified programs involving detainee interrogation. On Wednesday, at his first congressional appearance since his...Full Story
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