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Out of the spotlight, Eric Holder returns to corporate law

WASHINGTON — Former Attorney General Eric Holder is back to his former big Washington law firm, where he says he plans to help corporate clients on litigation while also working on civil rights and public interest matters. After six years as attorney general, the third longest tenure in history, Holder left the Justice Department in Read More…

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Senate finally confirms Loretta Lynch as attorney general

WASHINGTON — The highly politicized five-month battle to choose President Barack Obama’s next attorney general came to a close Thursday when the Senate finally voted to confirm Loretta Lynch. The 56-43 vote makes Lynch the first African-American female attorney general in U.S. history. But the delay of her nomination neared record-breaking proportions. Republicans leading the Read More…