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WASHINGTON, DC - Jan. 30: Ranking member Arlen Specter, R-Pa., and Chairman Patrick J. Leahy, D-Vt., as Attorney General Michael B. Mukasey testifies during his first appearance before the Senate Judiciary Committee since becoming head of the Justice Department. Mukasey said it wasn't an easy question to determine the legality of waterboarding under U.S. law. Waterboarding is a simulated drowning interrogation method. (Photo by Scott J. Ferrell/Congressional Quarterly)

WASHINGTON, DC - Jan. 30: Ranking member Arlen Specter, R-Pa., and Chairman Patrick J. Leahy, D-Vt., as Attorney General Michael B. Mukasey testifies during his first appearance before the Senate Judiciary Committee since becoming head of the Justice Department. Mukasey said it wasn't an easy question to determine the legality of waterboarding under U.S. law. Waterboarding is a simulated drowning interrogation method. (Photo by Scott J. Ferrell/Congressional Quarterly)

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