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Attorney general visits Anchorage

ANCHORAGE - U.S. Attorney General John Ashcroft defended the USA Patriot Act during a visit to Anchorage Monday, while dozens of demonstrators outside waved signs criticizing...
The fight over Ashcroft

...the days after the Nov. 7 election, U.S. Sen. John Ashcroft, a conservative Republican, was hailed by many liberals...But his nomination late last week of outgoing Sen. John Ashcroft as attorney general raises troubling questions about...
Leveraged in faith

Attorney General John Ashcroft, in his defense of anti-terror tactics to the Senate Judiciary Committee on Dec. 6, unwittingly reproached himself while only...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...the nomination of former Sen. John Ashcroft as U.S. attorney general he...the nomination of former Sen. John Ashcroft as U.S. attorney general he...the nomination of former Sen. John Ashcroft as U.S. attorney general he...
Gun-shy on terrorism

...the terrorist threat and the Justice Department's otherwise aggressive anti-terrorist campaign, Attorney General John Ashcroft's ban against using gun-owners' background checks in these investigations is puzzling. Add to that Ashcroft's...
White House, Congress must find the center

...administration, speculators suggested that the White House was tacking rightward when appointing conservatives like John Ashcroft and pushing tax cuts as a first issue so the president could turn later to the center. If that was indeed the strategy...
Add voices to the Ashcroft debate

...platform of political cooperation. He said, "I am a uniter, not a divider." But with the nomination of former Sen. John Ashcroft as U.S. attorney general he is telling the American people that "all bets are off" because Ashcroft is certainly...
The case of Ashcroft v. Oregon

...die. It's a dilemma that is nearly as hard on the family and society as it is on the patient. Attorney General John Ashcroft apparently believes he has the ready answer, though, and that his view should trump that of the voters of Oregon...
Shield for Immigration Court

...foreign students who overstay their visas and immigrants charged with minor crimes. Now, because of Atty. Gen. John Ashcroft's heavy-handed crackdown on immigrants after Sept. 11, which includes new limits on judicial discretion, these...
It's time to say 'the road stops here'

...meetings over a three-year period. Attorney General, John Ashcroft was asked during his confirmation hearing if he would...and the country to do otherwise. This week in Idaho, John Ashcroft and President Bush did a great disservice to the country...


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