Politics

Administration targeted another U.S. attorney.

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“The Bush administration considered firing the former U.S. attorney in Minnesota, but he left his job voluntarily before the list of attorneys to be ousted was completed.” Thomas Heffelfinger’s case interests congressional investigators “because he worked in one of the states that White House political adviser Karl Rove identified as an election battleground, and…was replaced by a 34-year-old Bush administration loyalist who’d been a member of Gonzales’ inner circle.”