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Tuesday, Apr 17, 2007, 3:44 pm

Domenici Being Investigated by Ethics Committee

By Brian Zick
John Bresnahan for The Politico reports:
Pete Domenici (R-N.M.) is the subject of "preliminary inquiry" over his involvement in the firing of former U.S. Attorney David Iglesias.
Democrat Ken Salazar from Colorado has recused himself, for unknown reasons, and he has been replaced by Sherrod Brown from Ohio.

via Josh Marshall

update:
Laurie Kellman for AP reports:
Salazar said in a statement that he asked to be recused from the investigation because of his friendship with former New Mexico Attorney General Patricia Madrid, who was Wilson's Democratic opponent in November.
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