Loretta Lynch has won confirmation to serve as the nation’s attorney general, ending months of delay.
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.
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 is launching his second annual public safety tour of the state.
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.
Loretta Lynch said that current National Security Agency intelligence-gathering programs are “constitutional and effective.”
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.
The Senate Judiciary Committee will hold confirmation hearings on President Barack Obama’s nominee for attorney general on Jan. 28 and Jan. 29.
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.
Attorney General Eric Holder will soon unveil long-planned Justice Department guidance aimed at ending racial profiling.