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House votes to strip U.S. Attorney provision.

By ThinkProgress on March 26, 2007 at 7:33 pm

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By a 329-78 vote, the House today followed the Senate in passing legislation that repeals a Patriot Act provision “that grants the Attorney General the authority to make indefinite interim appointments of U.S. Attorneys, who can then serve indefinitely without Senate confirmation.” The Gavel has details and video from the floor debate.

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