Leahy Has High Hopes for Holder

Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), whose committee has grilled President Bush's attorneys general repeatedly over the last several years, said today he believes Eric Holder would cleanse the Justice Department (DoJ) of

"We need the new Attorney General to be a person of integrity and experience, who can inspire the thousands of hardworking prosecutors, agents and employees who do their best everyday to enforce the law and promote justice without regard to partisan politics. We need an Attorney General in the mold of Robert Jackson.