Attorney General Alberto Gonzales -- the nation's troubled top law enforcement officer -- ended speculation Monday and resigned. For much of the past eight months, Gonzales withstood a barrage of criticism that he had politicized the Department of Justice and misled Congress while giving testimony about the firings. Gonzales' exit is the latest in a string of high-level resignations at the department, which have left Main Justice largely devoid of leadership.
Attorney General Alberto Gonzales Resigns
August 28, 2007