Holder says other factors include whether there are things he still wants to accomplish and in his words, "Do I have some gas left in the tank?"
Holder has been criticized by Republicans during their long congressional investigation into a botched gun-smuggling investigation in Arizona. The Justice Department inspector general cleared Holder of any wrongdoing. If the attorney general does leave, he may make his exit a slow one to demonstrate he's not caving in to critics who have long called on him to resign.
He discussed his future while speaking with University of Baltimore students Thursday.
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