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Senate Confirms Loretta Lynch as U.S. Attorney GeneralLoretta Lynch has won confirmation to serve as the nation's attorney general, ending months of delay.
Senate Nears Votes On Trafficking Bill, Loretta LynchKey senators said Monday they're close to a deal on an anti-trafficking bill, potentially clearing the way for a vote to confirm President Barack Obama's attorney general.
Bush: Senate Should Confirm Attorney General Nominee LynchLikely Republican presidential contender Jeb Bush is calling on the U.S. Senate to confirm attorney general nominee Loretta Lynch.
Virginia AG Launching 2nd Annual Public Safety TourVirginia Attorney General Mark Herring is launching his second annual public safety tour of the state.
Senate Democrats Push For Vote On Attorney General NomineeA letter signed by all Senate Democrats says Lynch's nomination has been pending longer than any nominee for attorney general in the past three decades.
Lynch: NSA's Intelligence-Gathering Programs Are 'Constitutional And Effective'Loretta Lynch said that current National Security Agency intelligence-gathering programs are "constitutional and effective."
Report Gives Mostly High Marks for Attorney General NomineeJustice Department evaluators gave mostly high ratings to the management skills of Loretta Lynch, President Barack Obama's nominee for attorney general, in a report made public five days before she faces a Senate confirmation hearing.
Senate Panel to Hold Attorney General Hearing Jan. 28-29The Senate Judiciary Committee will hold confirmation hearings on President Barack Obama's nominee for attorney general on Jan. 28 and Jan. 29.
Holder Calls for Better Data on Police use of ForceAttorney General Eric Holder called Thursday for better record-keeping on how often police officers use force and are themselves attacked, saying the current data is incomplete and inadequate.
Holder Announces Plan To Target Racial ProfilingAttorney General Eric Holder will soon unveil long-planned Justice Department guidance aimed at ending racial profiling.
Obama to Nominate Lynch as Attorney GeneralIn 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.
D.C. Lawyer Says Congress Wants Control of SpendingEven 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.
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