Nora is Nora Dannehy, the United State Attorney For Connecticut. Attorney General Mukasey appointed USA Dannehy special prosecutor to continue the investigation into who did what, when and why in connection with the firing of 9 United States Attorneys by the Bush Administration. To listen to an NPR report on her appointment click here.
Here is the DOJ Report: An Investigation into the Removal of Nine U.S. Attorneys in 2006
It will be interesting to see how forthcoming witnesses are and when the pardon will be issued.