Archive for April 26th, 2015

Amid Racial Setbacks, Good News: First African-American Woman Confirmed as U.S. Attorney General

Amid Racial Setbacks, Good News: First African-American Woman Confirmed as U.S. Attorney General

  The confirmation process took longer than the confirmation of the seven previous attorneys general combined (five months); it took 10 Republicans crossing the political aisle in her support (most Republicans voted against her); but by a 56-43 vote, the U.S. Senate confirmed Honorable Loretta Lynch as the country’s top law-enforcement official: U.S. Attorney General. […]

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