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Justice Dept. probes its hirings

Investigating for bias toward conservatives

By Charlie Savage
Globe Staff / May 31, 2007

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WASHINGTON -- The Justice Department has launched an internal investigation into whether Bush administration officials violated civil service rules by favoring conservative Republicans when hiring lawyers in the Civil Rights Division, the department disclosed yesterday in a letter to Congress. (Full article: 1013 words)

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