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Gonzales to testify at Senate NSA surveillance hearings

[JURIST] US Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Arlen Specter (R-PA) [official website] said [transcript, PDF] Sunday on CBS's Face the Nation program that Attorney General Alberto Gonzales [official profile] has been invited to testify as the main spokesperson for administration when the Senate Judiciary Committee [official website] holds open hearings in early Feburary on the Bush administration's warrantless surveilance program [JURIST news archive]. Gonzales was White House counsel when the program was first implemented. AP has more.

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