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Loretta Lynch Sworn In As First Black U.S. Attorney General

By Lynette Holloway Loretta Lynch was sworn in Monday morning by Vice President Joe Biden as the 83rd U.S. attorney general during a moving ceremony at the U.S. Department of Justice. The long-awaited ceremony followed a rancorous debate over the … Continue reading

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Emanuel Cleaver: GOP Opposition To Loretta Lynch Is ‘Sign’ That Race Relations Have Not Improved

By Mollie Reilly Rep. Emanuel Cleaver (D-Mo.) says Senate Republicans would signal that their opposition to President Barack Obama is rooted in racism if they fail to confirm attorney general nominee Loretta Lynch. On Wednesday, Cleaver told Bloomberg Politics that … Continue reading

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