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On eve of hearing, split on spying

Some prominent conservatives break with Bush

By Charlie Savage
Globe Staff / February 5, 2006

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WASHINGTON -- As hearings begin tomorrow on President Bush's domestic spying program, increasing numbers of prominent conservatives are breaking with the administration to say the program is probably illegal and to sharply criticize Attorney General Alberto R. Gonzales's legal theory that a wartime president can override a law. (Full article: 1176 words)

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