One of the Dems sitting on the Judiciary Committee who voted no on Gonzales and yes on Rice was Dianne Feinstein, much to many's shock and chagrin. Via the Middle Earth Journal, however, is an article that may help explain what dictated the dichotomy between Feinstein's votes:
Tuesday, April 22, 2003Huh. No wonder Dianne is so fond of Condi "Mushroom Cloud" Rice.
URS Corp., a San Francisco planning and engineering firm partially owned by California Sen. Dianne Feinstein's husband, landed an Army contract Monday worth up to $600 million.
EG&G works with the military, NASA, and several federal departments, according to Hoover's. The company's areas of expertise range from designing transportation infrastructure to training people to dismantle weapons of mass destruction.
When I suggested the Dems start considering WWRD, I didn't have war profiteering in mind.