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Thursday, April 19, 2007
Gonzales apologizes to fired attorneys in Senate hearing

Attorney Gen. Gonzales is sworn in before his Senate testimony Thursday.

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- Attorney General Alberto Gonzales apologized Thursday to the eight fired U.S. attorneys and their families, saying, "They deserve better from me and the Department of Justice which they served for many years."

His comments came before the Senate Judiciary Committee, which is holding a hearing into the firings.

He added: "I firmly believe that nothing improper occurred."

The process should have been "more structured," he said, but he feels the firings "were justified and should stand."

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