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Mukasey Nomination Finds Friends on Hill

Democrats offer a positive initial reaction to the nomination of retired federal judge Michael Mukasey as attorney general, saying they believe President Bush listened to Congress in choosing a candidate acceptable to both parties. But the possibility remains that Democrats may try to delay confirmation hearings.

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NPR News' Brian Naylor is a correspondent on the Washington Desk. In this role, he covers politics and federal agencies.
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