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Rove involved in firings of U.S. attorneys

Congressional testimony and e-mail messages released Tuesday showed that Bush administration political adviser Karl Rove and other senior aides played an early and active role in the 2006 firings of a number of federal prosecutors, the New York Times reported. "This basic truth can no longer be denied: Karl Rove and his cohorts at the Bush White House were the driving force behind several of these firings, which were done for improper reasons," said Rep. John Conyers, D-Mich.