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Loretta Lynch, the 83rd U.S. Attorney General.  (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Senate Confirms Loretta Lynch as U.S. Attorney General

Loretta Lynch has won confirmation to serve as the nation’s attorney general, ending months of delay.


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Senate Nears Votes On Trafficking Bill, Loretta Lynch

Key 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.


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Bush: Senate Should Confirm Attorney General Nominee Lynch

Likely Republican presidential contender Jeb Bush is calling on the U.S. Senate to confirm attorney general nominee Loretta Lynch.


Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring. (Photo by Zach Gibson/Getty Images)

Virginia AG Launching 2nd Annual Public Safety Tour

Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring is launching his second annual public safety tour of the state.


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Senate Democrats Push For Vote On Attorney General Nominee

A 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.


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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.”


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Report Gives Mostly High Marks for Attorney General Nominee

Justice 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.


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Senate Panel to Hold Attorney General Hearing Jan. 28-29

The Senate Judiciary Committee will hold confirmation hearings on President Barack Obama’s nominee for attorney general on Jan. 28 and Jan. 29.


Police watch over demonstrators protest the shooting death of teenager Michael Brown on August 13, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. Brown was shot and killed by a Ferguson police officer on Saturday. Ferguson, a St. Louis suburb, has experienced three days of violent protests since the killing.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Holder Calls for Better Data on Police use of Force

Attorney 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.


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Holder Announces Plan To Target Racial Profiling

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