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The Wake of Vanport
By The Skanner News
Published: 28 January 2009

Eric Holder was sworn in today as U.S. Attorney General, the nation's top law enforcement officer. He was confirmed Monday in a 75-21 Senate vote, with all the opposition coming from Republicans. Holder takes charge of an office buffeted by repeated Bush administration scandals over politically motivated hirings and firings, illegal wiretapping, justification for torture of overseas prisoners.

 

 

 

 

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