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ACORN (Association of Community         Beck, Glenn, 14
     Organizations for Reform           Bell, Steve, 95, 105, 171, 207




                                                 RI
     Now), 73–74, 83, 84, 86, 88        Bernalillo County Courthouse
Act to Prevent Pernicious Political          investigation, 89–95




                                           TE
     Activities, 93                       Domenici phone call conversation
ADCS Inc., 125                               about, 95–98, 99–106 (See also
Albuquerque Journal, 79–80, 146              Domenici, Pietro Vichi “Pete”)
                                        MA
Albuquerque Tribune, 91                   Wilson phone call conversation
Ali, Omar Abu, 78                            about, 91–95 (See also Wilson,
Alvarado, Willy, 30–31                       Heather)
Anti-Terrorism Advisory Council         Bharara, Preet, 169
     (ATAC), 119                        Birdsall, Brian, 180
                                   D

Aragon, Manny, 89–95, 98, 99–102,       Birdsall, Judd, 180
                             TE


     104–105. See also Bernalillo       Biskupic, Steven, 88, 134, 222
     County Courthouse investiga-       Blunt, Matt, 131
     tion; Domenici, Pietro Vichi       Bogden, Daniel, 129, 210–211, 225
                      GH




     “Pete”; Wilson, Heather              firing of, 117–118, 120–123,
Arizona Republic, 136                        127–130, 162, 206, 207, 212
Armijo, Rumaldo, 87                       Las Vegas Review-Journal
Ashcroft, John, 19–20, 54, 77–78,            interview, 159–160
                 RI




     198, 201, 224–225                    subsequent job of, 233
Associated Press, 151, 170–171            testimony of, 169–170, 174–175,
           PY




Athena Innovative Solutions, 125             184–185
Attorney General’s Advisory             Border Patrol, 13–14, 21, 45–46,
     Committee (AGAC), 20                    54, 58–59
   CO




                                        Boxer, Barbara, 124
Barker, Larry, 79                       Brownback, Sam, 35, 221
Barnett, Mickey, 86, 205                Bush, George H. W., 48, 107
Battle, Mike, 110–113                   Bush, George W., 7–8, 103–104,
  NPR interview, 111–112                     153, 206
  resignation of, 155–156                 on firing, 210, 217
  role in firing, 3–7, 64–65, 74, 109,     McKay and, 107
     121, 124–125, 127, 160, 186,         Operation Jump Start, 45–46, 59
     211–212                              Patriot Act and, 66–67
  Senate Judiciary Committee              Project Safe Neighborhoods, 57
     summons, 198                         2000 election and, 40–41, 52–53,
Bay, Norman, 55                              64, 65, 132


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      240   INDEX



Bush, George W. (continued)             Cummins, Jody, 70, 180, 188
  2004 election and, 82–84, 87          Cunningham, Randy “Duke,” 124,
  U.S. attorneys’ service at               125–126, 148, 158–159, 205
    “pleasure of president” and,
    110–115, 210, 218–219               Defense Institute of International
Bush vs. Gore, 53                            Legal Studies (DIILS), 18
                                        DeLay, Tom, 73
“caging,” 82–83                         Dendahl, John, 38, 53
Cairns, Norm, 167                       Department of Defense, 58
Campbell, David, 35                     DiBiagio, Thomas M., 175–176
Cannon, Chris, 192–193                  Domenici, Pietro Vichi “Pete,”
Carnahan, Robin, 72                          50–53, 84, 142–143, 166–167,
Cassidy, Ed, 135, 183–184                    192–193, 212–213
Cato Institute, 63                        Associated Press on, 170–171
Charlton, Paul “Pablo,” 97, 120, 129,     comments about phone call,
     191–192, 211, 225, 231                  176–180
  Elston and, 144, 145, 165–166           ethics probe of, 198, 233
  firing of, 117–121, 162, 206, 207        phone call conversation with
  Renzi case, 135–137                        Iglesias, 95–98, 99–106
  subsequent job of, 233                  role in firing, 204–207, 220–221
  testimony of, 169–170, 174–175,         Rove and, 146–147
     184–185                              Washington Post interview of
Cheney, Dick, 20                             Iglesias and, 163–164
Chertoff, Michael, 65                   Donsanto, Craig, 87
Chiara, Margaret, 128–129, 131,         Dumond, Wayne, 63
     204, 207, 233
CIA, 126                                Eggen, Dan, 162, 163–164, 165,
Cisneros, Henry, 65                          170, 179–180
Clark, Wesley, 35, 36                   Ehrlich, Robert, Jr., 176
Clinton, Bill, 19, 48, 56, 63           Eisenstein, James, 43–44, 47, 95, 97,
Comey, James, 20, 56–57, 224–228,            150–151
     231                                election fraud. See voter fraud
Compean, Jose, 13–14                         investigations
Counsel for the United States           Elston, Michael, 144–146, 165–166,
     (Eisenstein), 43–44, 47, 95, 97         172, 180, 184, 198, 213
Cox, Archibald, 182                     Ensign, John, 122–123, 210–211
Cummins, Harry Earnest “Bud”            Evergreen Freedom Foundation,
  Elston and, 145, 146, 165–166,             133
     172, 180, 198, 213                 Executive Office for United States
  firing of, 61–70, 128, 130–131,             Attorneys (EOUSA), 3–5,
     146, 150, 204                           110–111
  testimony of, 169–173, 174–175,
     187–188                            FBI, 80
  on voter fraud, 83                      Bernalillo County Courthouse
  Washington Monthly article by, 171        investigation, 90, 102
  Washington Post interview,              Charlton and, 191–192
     165–166                              DiBiagio and, 176
  White on, 157                           McKay and, 107
                                                       INDEX      241


  New Mexico voter fraud               Gregoire, Chris, 132–135
     investigation, 85, 87             Griffin, John Timothy
  Operation G-String and, 121–122        appointment of, 65–70, 83, 131,
  Washington gubernatorial race             146, 149, 205–206, 212
     (2004), 134                         position declined by, 164–165
Feinstein, Dianne, 124, 147–151,       Guantanamo Naval Base, 30–31
     164–165, 181–182, 185–186,
     199                               Hastings, Doc, 135, 183–184
Few Good Men, A (film), 31              Hatch, Carl, 94
Fitzgerald, Patrick, 20                Hatch, Orrin, 19, 161
Foggo, Kyle “Dusty,” 126               Herrera, Mary, 84
Four Corners amnesty plan, 119         Hornbuckle, Wyn, 136
Fox News, 86, 155                      Huckabee, Mike, 62–63
Freidrich, Dabney, 205                 Hunter, Duncan, 124
Fuller, James, 52
                                       Iglesias, Amanda (daughter), 2,
Galardi, Michael, 121–122                   142, 143
Gallagher, Mike, 79–80, 168–169        Iglesias, Claudia (daughter), 2, 33,
Geiger, Margaret, 23–24                     142
Gillmore, Paul, 216                    Iglesias, Claudio (father), 22–24
Golden, Lois, 3                        Iglesias, Cyndy (Sears) (wife), 2, 9,
Gomez, Larry, 101–102, 212                  32–33, 51, 106, 163–164, 180,
Gonzales, Alberto, 13, 53, 54, 88,          195
     113, 120, 123                        on Domenici phone call, 100–103,
  Associated Press on, 151                  142–143
  Bush and, 103–104, 153                  reaction to husband’s firing, 10–12
  Elston and, 144–146, 165–166,        Iglesias, David, 1–3
     172, 180, 184, 198, 213              Bernalillo County Courthouse
  on immigration, 148                       investigation by, 89–95
  interim prosecutor appointments         biographical information, 22–29,
     and, 161, 181–182                      32–33
  McKay and, 133                          Domenici phone call to, 95–98,
  press conference on firing, 209–210        99–106, 163–164, 176–180
  resignation of, 215, 223–230            early career of, 17–22, 35–39
  role in firing, 141, 203, 206, 218       editorials by, 196, 217, 224
  Schumer letter to, 201, 236             Elston and, 145–146, 165–166,
  testimony of, 152–153, 216–223            184
  USA Today editorial by, 197,            firing of, 3–15, 38, 55, 99–107,
     199, 220                               207, 231–234, 239, 256
  See also U.S. attorneys; U.S.           job departure of, 77–81, 106–110,
     Department of Justice (DOJ)            141, 166–168
Goodling, Monica, 122, 198,               media inquiries of, 141–142, 143,
     204–213, 217                           159–160, 195–196
Gore, Al, 40–41, 52–53, 64, 65, 132       New Mexicans for Honest Courts
Graham, Lindsey, 186, 222                   ad, 215–216
Grassley, Charles, 161                    Newsweek interview, 194
Graves, Todd, 71–75, 78, 130, 140,        Schumer letter to Gonzales and,
     233                                    201, 236
      242   INDEX



Iglesias, David (continued)             Kohl, Herb, 222
   testimony of, 169–173, 174–175,      Kuna Indians, 20–25
      188–190                           Kyl, Jon, 97, 120, 186, 211
   U.S. attorney appointment of,
      39–41, 49–59                      Lam, Carol, 131, 226
   U.S. Navy career of, 8, 18, 29–33,     Cunningham case, 124, 125–126,
      58, 188–190                            148, 158–159, 205
   voter fraud investigations by,         Elston and, 144–145, 165–166
      81–87                               firing of, 117–118, 123–127,
   Washington Post interview,                127–130, 162, 204–207
      163–164                             immigration cases of, 124, 148,
   Wilson phone call to, 91–95,              185–186, 204
      163–164, 176–177                    New York Times on, 151
Iglesias, Lonnie (uncle), 23, 25          subsequent job of, 127, 233
Iglesias, Lorie (sister), 24              testimony of, 169, 174–175,
Iglesias, Margaret (Geiger)                  180–182, 185–186
      (mother), 23–24                   Lasnik, Robert, 160–161
Iglesias, Marina (sister), 24           Las Vegas Review-Journal, 159–160
Iglesias, Marisa (daughter), 2, 142     Law Enforcement Information
Iglesias, Sophia (daughter), 2, 37,          Exchange (LInX), 108–110,
      142                                    119, 133
immigration, 10, 18–22, 44, 56–59,      Lawyers for Bush, 40–41
      212                               Leahy, Patrick, 147–151, 164–165,
   Border Patrol, 13–14, 21, 45–46,          182, 220
      54, 58–59                         Legal Information Office Network
   border wall plans, 58–59                  System (LIONS), 4
   Entry Without Inspection             Leopold, Jason, 131
      (“ewee’s”), 57                    Levenson, Laurie, 157
   Lam and, 124, 148, 185–186, 204      Lewis, Jerry, 126
   Voter ID system and, 82              Libby, Scooter, 20
Iraq War, 83, 126                       Lincoln, Blanche, 212
Isikoff, Michael, 194                   Lindh, John Walker, 78, 144
Israel, 59                              Los Alamos, 20, 51
Issa, Darrell, 124, 148, 205            Los Angeles Times, 196, 224
                                        Luna, Jonathan, 176
Jackson, Robert, 228–229
Jennings, Scott, 205                    Madrid, Patricia, 38–39, 91–95, 98
Johnson, Chris, 31                      Marcari, Don, 31
Johnson, Lyndon, 35                     Marcinko, Dick, 31–32
judge advocate general (JAG),           Margolis, David, 176, 187
     18, 29–33                          Martinez, Toby, 89–95
                                        McCabe, Tom, 202
Kelley, William, 114, 200, 207–213,     McCain, John, 120
     216–217                            McCaskill, Claire, 71
Kennedy, Robert, 3, 54                  McClatchy Newspapers, 162, 180,
Kennedy, Ted, 220, 221                      199–200
King, Larry, 201                        McKay, John, 93, 111, 114, 147, 225
King, Martin Luther, Jr., 4              Elston and, 144, 145, 165–166
                                                     INDEX      243


 federal judgeship application of,   Mulatuppu, Panama, 24
    160–161                          Murray, Brian, 136
 firing of, 107–110, 117, 127–130,
    202, 206, 207                    National Association of Former
 on “performance-related” firing,          United States Attorneys
    140, 158, 208                         Resolution, 237–238
 subsequent job of, 233              National Guard, 45–46, 114
 testimony of, 169–170, 174–175,     national security. See immigration;
    183–184                               Law Enforcement Information
 “Train Wreck at the Justice              Exchange (LInX); U.S.A.
    Department,” 225–226                  Patriot Act
 Wales investigation and, 190–191,   Native Americans
    224–225                            Graves Repatriation Act
 Washington gubernatorial race            (NAGPRA), 119
    (2004) and, 132–135, 160,          Issues Subcommittee, 129
    183–184                            Navajo Nation, 119
 Washington Post interview, 160,       New Mexico and, 20–21
    161                              Native Peoples (magazine), 35
 Washington State Bar Association    Navajo Nation, 119
    article, 227–228                 Naval Criminal Investigation Service
McKay, Mike, 107                          (NCIS), 108–109
McKinney, Cynthia, 14                Newman, Colin, 202, 203
McNulty, Paul, 70, 77–81, 141        New Mexicans for Honest Courts,
 Bogden and, 121, 122                     215–216
 Charlton and, 120                   New Mexico, 2, 32–33
 Elston and, 144–146                   Bernalillo County Courthouse
 LInX and, 133                            investigation, 89–95
 McKay and, 114                        Death Penalty Task Force
 resignation of, 217                      proposal, 39
 role in firing, 205                    Iglesias’s run for attorney general,
 testimony of, 157–159, 188–190,          37–39
    197–198, 225                       immigration and, 18–22, 44
media. See individual names of         State Attorney General’s Office, 33
    media outlets                      Taxation and Revenue
Medicare, 121, 124                        Department, 40
Mercer, Bill, 184–185, 198             voter fraud investigation, 81–87
Michigan, 128–129                    New Yorker, 191
Miers, Harriet, 109, 146–147, 200,   New York Times, 151, 175–176, 196,
    201                                   217
 contempt charge, 234                Nixon, Richard, 182
 role in firing, 202, 207             NPR, 111–112
 testimony of, 216–217
Missouri senatorial race (2006),     Operation G-String, 121–122
    71–75, 131                       Operation Jump Start, 45–46
Montoya, Michael, 80–81              Orwig, Matt, 118
Moschella, William, 192
Moussaoui, Zacarias, 78, 144         Palermo, John, 31
Mueller, Robert, 191–192             Panama, 20–24, 26–27, 58
     244    INDEX



Pedro, J. William, 49                 Sandia National Laboratories, 20, 51
Pena, Federico, 36–37                 Sandlin, James, 135–137
Peregrine Systems, 124                Schlozman, Bradley, 72–74, 83
Perino, Dana, 206, 212–213            Schultz, Ken, 90
“Plan for Replacing Certain United    Schumer, Charles, 169, 181, 183,
     States Attorneys” (Sampson),          184, 188, 190
     14–15, 112–113, 207                Gonzales questioned by, 199,
Pritchard, Joel, 107                       222–223
Project Exile, 56                       on Iglesias, 201, 236
Project Safe Childhood, 114, 121        McNulty questioned by, 158–159,
Project Safe Neighborhoods, 57             198
Pryor, Mark, 147–151, 164–165, 226      Sampson questioned by, 201
                                      Scolinos, Tasia, 161, 163, 171, 213
Qualcomm, 127, 233                    September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks,
                                           19, 21–22, 44–45, 56–59, 78,
Ramos, Ignacio, 13–14                      108. See also immigration
Reagan, Ronald, 7, 49                 Sessions, Jeff, 186, 219
Reid, Harry, 123                      Shapiro, Ari, 111–112
Reno, Janet, 48                       Smith, Gordon, 216
Renzi, Rick, 135–137                  Sorkin, Aaron, 31
Ressam, Ahmed, 107                    Sorkin, Debbie, 31
Rich, Joe, 74                         Specter, Arlen, 161, 181, 186, 199,
Roehrkasse, Brian, 171–172, 180,           225
     213                              Stanford Lawyer, 125, 127, 148
Rogers, Pat, 205                      Stout, Kevin, 86
Rohrbacher, Dana, 216                 Sununu, John, 216
Rossi, Dino, 132–135                  Sutton, Johnny, 13–15, 113–114, 211
Rove, Karl, 8, 65, 69, 86, 146–147,
     199–200                          Talent, Jim, 71, 74
  resignation of, 226–228             Taylor, Marisa, 162, 164, 170, 180,
  role in firing, 202–203, 208, 218,        199–200
     220                              Tenet Healthcare, 124
  testimony of, 216–217               Thompson, Joe, 86
Ryan, Kevin, 129–130, 204, 207, 233   Thompson, Larry, 54–55
                                      Today, Rayne (pseudonym), 129
Sampson, Kyle, 53, 103, 111–115,      Toobin, Jeffrey, 191
     141                              tpmmuckraker.com, 168
  Bogden and, 122, 123                “Train Wreck at the Justice
  Cummins and, 146                         Department” (McKay),
  on Griffin appointment, 146, 149,         225–226
     164
  “Plan for Replacing Certain         Uniform Services Employment and
     United States Attorneys,”             Reemployment Act, 189
     14–15, 112–113, 207              U.S. attorneys
  resignation of, 200–202, 213          application process for, 49–53
  role in firing, 152, 202–207, 207–     Executive Office for United States
     213, 220, 222                         Attorneys (EOUSA), 3–5,
  testimony of, 197–198, 201               110–111
                                                        INDEX      245


  firing as “performance-related,”       U.S. Navy, 8, 18, 58, 188–190
     140, 151–153, 158, 162,              judge advocate generals (JAG),
     188–192, 197, 212                       18, 29–33
  firing of, initial reports about,        “Lawyer at Sea Program,” 30
     139–142                              Naval Justice School, 29
  firing of, strategy, 14–15, 111–115,   U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee,
     202–213                                 147–151
  inception of office, 46, 47–48           Gonzales testimony, 152–153,
  mass firing plan, 187, 202–207,             199, 215–223
     210                                  media coverage, 141–142, 143,
  National Association of Former             159–160, 195–196 (See also
     United States Attorneys                 individual names of media
     Resolution, 237–238                     outlets)
  responsibilities of, 19, 21–22,         subpoenas, 157, 169–173, 198
     43–49, 46–47                         See also individual names of sena-
  separation of powers and,                  tors and witnesses
     228–229                            U.S.A. Patriot Act, 48, 66–67, 149,
  tenure of, 48–49                           161, 185, 206
  U.S. Code 28, Section 546 and,        USA Today, 197, 199, 220
     48, 66–67, 161, 181–182
  See also U.S. Department of           Vance, Chris, 202
     Justice (DOJ); individual attor-   Vigil, Robert, 80–81, 88, 92, 104–105.
     ney names                                See also Bernalillo County
U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ),             Courthouse investigation
     56–59, 119                         voter fraud investigations, 72–75,
  Civil Rights Division, 72–73                87–89
  Evaluation and Review Staff             as motive for firing, 131–132
     (EARS), 10, 64, 104, 118, 160,       New Mexico investigation, 81–87
     162, 178, 212                        Rove on, 200
  Executive Office for United States       Voter ID system, 82
     Attorneys (EOUSA), 3–5,              Washington gubernatorial race
     110–111                                  (2004) and, 132–135, 160,
  Main Justice, defined, 3–4                   183–184
  Patriot Act and, 48, 66–67, 149,        See also U.S. attorneys; individual
     161, 185, 206                            names of U.S. attorneys
  on reasons for firing, 151–153         Voting Rights Act of 1965, 72
  separation of powers and, 47–48,
     151, 157, 228                      Wade, Michael, 125
  “Train Wreck at the Justice           Wales, Tom, 190–191, 224–225
     Department” (McKay),               Walz, Jerry, 40
     225–226                            Ward, Brent, 206
  U.S. Code 28, Section 546, 48,        Warner, Paul, 19
     66–67, 161, 181–182                Washington gubernatorial race
  See also U.S. attorneys; individual       (2004), 132–135, 160, 183–184
     names of DOJ officials              Washington Monthly, 171
U.S. House of Representatives           Washington Post, 70, 160, 161
     Committee on the Judiciary,         Cummins interview, 165–166
     184–185, 197                        Iglesias interview, 163–164
     246    INDEX



Washington Post (continued)         Wilkes, Michael, 125–126
 on “Justice League,” 175           Wilson, Heather, 84, 102, 104–105,
 Wilson interview, 179–180              141, 142, 192–193, 213
Washington (state), 132–135,         Associated Press interview, 171
    183–184                          phone call acknowledged by,
Washington State Bar Association,       176–177
    227–228                          phone call conversation with
Watson, Barton, 128                     Iglesias, 91–95
Weh, Allen, 51, 86–87, 199–200       U.S. Senate bid by, 233
Weinstein, Mikey, 168                Washington Post interview,
Wheaton College, 28                     179–180
White, Darren, 84, 86                Washington Post interview of
White, Mary Jo, 157                     Iglesias, 163–164
Whitehouse, Sheldon, 187
White House Fellowship, 35–37       Yang, Deb, 126

								
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