Politics & Government

January 15, 2009 11:17 AM

Obama's attorney general pick calls waterboarding torture

Eric Holder, President-elect Barack Obama's nominee for attorney general, Thursday departed from Bush administration policies by declaring that "waterboarding is torture." In a more than seven-hour confirmation hearing, Holder also said that he'd help Obama close the Guantanamo Bay prison camp but that the process would take longer than he'd like.

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