Senator Picks Outsiders For Ill. Prosecutor Job

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http://www.stltoday.com/stltoday/news/stories.nsf/News/0156D972D5D7D46B86256D9C0019EBA1?OpenDocument&Headline=Fitzgerald+looks+east+for+nominee An Illinois senator is choosing outsiders as U.S. Attorneys in southern Illinois for fear that local candidates would be corrupted, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports. The Justice Department often defers to U.S. senators of the president's party when selecting top prosecutors. Republican Sen. Peter Fitzgerald is recommending a career federal prosecutor from Maryland to be U.S. attorney . . .

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