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Attorney General Eric Holder will soon unveil long-planned Justice Department guidance aimed at ending racial profiling. (Photo by Kris Connor/Getty Images)

Holder Announces Plan To Target Racial Profiling

Attorney General Eric Holder will soon unveil long-planned Justice Department guidance aimed at ending racial profiling.

12/01/2014

U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of New York Loretta Lynch.  (Photo by Ramin Talaie/Getty Images)

Obama to Nominate Lynch as Attorney General

In a second trail-blazing pick for the nation’s top law enforcement officer, President Barack Obama intends to nominate the federal prosecutor in Brooklyn, New York, to become the next attorney general and the first black woman to lead the Justice Department.

11/07/2014

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D.C. Lawyer Says Congress Wants Control of Spending

Even though he personally supports giving the District of Columbia more power over its local budget, the city’s attorney general told a federal appeals court Friday that Congress has made clear that it wants to maintain control of the purse strings.

10/17/2014

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Frosh Gets Democratic Nod for Md. Attorney General

State Sen. Brian Frosh is the Democratic nominee for Maryland attorney general.

06/24/2014

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Process of Electing D.C. Attorney General Begins

District of Columbia elections officials are making nominating petitions available for candidates for attorney general.

06/13/2014

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D.C. Court Throws Out Law Postponing Election

The District of Columbia’s highest court has ruled that the city must hold an election for the office of attorney general as soon as practically possible.

06/04/2014

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Justice Dept. to Collect Data on Stops, Arrests

Attorney General Eric Holder says the Justice Department plans to collect data on police stops, searches and arrests in an effort to study racial bias in law enforcement.

04/28/2014

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Bill Would Allow D.C. Residents To Elect Attorney General For First Time

The D.C. Council will consider a measure that would allow city residents to an elect an attorney general in November.

04/08/2014

Much of the conversation surrounding the midterm elections focuses on the estimated 40 percent of U.S. adults who plan to vote on Nov. 4, but the much larger share of those who won’t be at the polls are younger, poorer and more racially diverse. credit: Logan Mock-Bunting/Getty Images

D.C. Judge: AG Race Won’t Be on April 1 Ballot

A District of Columbia judge says she won’t require elections officials to print the attorney general race on the April 1 primary ballot after the D.C. Council has voted to postpone the race.

02/07/2014

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Judge Deciding If AG Race Will Be Voted on April 1

A District of Columbia judge is deciding whether to require elections officials to print the attorney general race on the April 1 primary ballot despite the fact the D.C. Council has voted to postpone the race.

02/06/2014

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