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GOP senator asks Gonzales to resign

From NBC's Joel Seidman
Oklahoma GOP Sen. Tom Coburn has asked for Alberto Gonzales to resign. At today's Senate Judiciary Committee hearing, Coburn said the firing of US attorneys "was handled incompetently," adding: "The best way to put this behind us is your resignation."

Coburn told Gonzales, "You set the standard, leadership management skills." And he said the Justice Department needs a clean slate.