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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White House Puts Immigration Plans on Hold After Ruling

Immigrants' loss may be the Department of Homeland Security's gain, at least temporarily.

Eric Holder Hails Success of Fewer Nonviolent Drug Prosecutions

Attorney general Eric Holder delivers speech at National Press Club.

FBI Director: US at Crossroads on Race Relations, Policing

FBI Director James Comey says Brown and Garner deaths raise difficult issues on both sides of the debate.

GOP Delays Vote on Attorney General Nominee

Republican lawmakers have more questions for Loretta Lynch.

CBC Blasts Rand Paul for Opposition to Loretta Lynch as Attorney General

The Congressional Black Caucus says Rand Paul's objections are unfounded.

Eric Holder Defends His Legacy

Attorney General Eric Holder says his Justice Department has not been politicized.
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