He says he isn't a candidate. He's been saying that since 2001.
Andrew McCarthy, Ramesh Ponnuru and Edward Whelan have all discussed the recusal problems a Justice Gonzales would entail.
What is fueling these rumors? Bill Kristol's piece in the Weekly Standard?
Gonzales is even the odds-on favorite of gamblers.
It seems that only an official nomination will stop the DC rumor mill.