‘No confidence’ in Gonzales? Almost

Even with seven defections from their ranks Senate Republicans managed to block a non-binding “no confidence resolutions against embattled Attorney General Alberto Gonzales Monday.

The measure fell seven votes short with 53 Senators, a simple majority, voting against President Bush’s appointee.

But the loss showed even Republicans don’t support Gonzales. Although GOP Senators spoke out against the resolution, they did not speak in support of the AG.

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