DALLAS - Indictments against Vice President Dick Cheney, former Attorney General Alberto Gonzales, and other high-profile political figures have been dismissed, but Willacy County, Tex., district attorney Juan Guerra said he doesn't regret bringing charges against them in connection with inmate abuse in private prisons.

"My job is to present the evidence of criminal wrongdoing," said the prosecutor, who leaves office at the end of the year. "I'm hoping that the next administration will look into these private prisons because people are dying."

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