GONZALES CONFIRMATION HEARING

GONZALES CONFIRMATION HEARING

Sen. Patrick J. Leahy, D-VT, asks questions to Alberto Gonzales, President Bush's nominee for Attorney General, during his Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing on January 6, 2005 in Washington. Gonzales received criticism because of the abuses of detainees in Iraq, Afghanistan and Cuba after clarification he made regarding the Geneva Convention and how much "pain" Americans could administer to prisoners. Sen. Arlen Specter, R-PA, looks on...(UPI Photo/Michael Kleinfeld)