WASHINGTON — Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid has asked the White House to rehire Dan Bogden as the U.S. attorney for Nevada.
"He feels Greg Brower has done a good job, but he feels Bogden was treated unfairly and this is the way to right a wrong," said Jon Summers, communications director for the Nevada Democrat.
Brower has the post now.
Bodgen was fired as the chief federal prosecutor for Nevada in 2006 along with eight other U.S. attorneys from other states.
A report released in October by the Office of Inspector General and the Office of Professional Responsibility was critical of then Attorney General Alberto Gonzales and officials under him who compiled lists of U.S. attorneys to be removed and carried out the dismissals. But the investigation could not come up with a specific reason by Bogden, who served in the post six years, was let go.
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