Eric Holder

Nominated by President Barack Obama, Eric Holder became the first African-American U.S. Attorney General in January 2009. Prior to serving as Attorney General, Holder was appointed to various positions by the three previous presidents. President Ronald Reagan appointed Holder as Associate Judge of Superior Court of D.C.; President Clinton as the U.S. Attorney for D.C. and Deputy Attorney General; and President George W. Bush as the Acting Attorney General. In 2007 Holder joined Senator Barack Obama’s presidential campaign as his senior legal advisor.

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Attorney General Bids Farewell After 6-Year Tenure

Eric Holder begins the next phase of his life.

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Loretta Lynch makes history as the nation's 83rd attorney general.

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The commemorative stamp misquotes the late author.

Obama Dissects Impact of War on Drugs With the Creator of The Wire

The president and David Simon discuss criminal justice issues.

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Protesters say Loretta Lynch is being used as a sacrificial lamb.

Rudy Giuliani Urges GOP to Approve Loretta Lynch Nomination

Ex-New York City mayor scolds Republicans over slow-moving Senate confirmation.
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