The Justice Department’s release of 3,000 documents related to its botched dismissal of eight U.S. attorneys hasn’t squelched the scandal over the firings. The e-mails provide no evidence that prosecutors were fired for not pursuing public-corruption cases in a way favorable to Republicans. But the e-mail dump has nonetheless highlighted anew the conflict between the statements top officials made under oath and the policies their aides were pursuing. Here are some stories behind the e-mail exchanges. …

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