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WASHINGTON, DC - Jan. 15: Attorney General-designate Eric H. Holder Jr. during his nomination hearing before Senate Judiciary. He outlined positions on detainee treatment and presidential authority that starkly differ from those of the Bush administration. In response to the first question, from committee Chairman Patrick J. Leahy, D-Vt., Holder said flatly that the simulated drowning technique of interrogation known as "waterboarding" is torture. (Photo by Scott J. Ferrell/Congressional Quarterly)

WASHINGTON, DC - Jan. 15: Attorney General-designate Eric H. Holder Jr. during his nomination hearing before Senate Judiciary. He outlined positions on detainee treatment and presidential authority that starkly differ from those of the Bush administration. In response to the first question, from committee Chairman Patrick J. Leahy, D-Vt., Holder said flatly that the simulated drowning technique of interrogation known as "waterboarding" is torture. (Photo by Scott J....
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