Senate Confirms Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions As Next Attorney GeneralWednesday night's vote drew wide attention after Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Senate Republicans silenced Sen. Elizabeth Warren for quoting a letter from Coretta Scott King.
Gov. Cuomo Puts AG’s Office In Charge Of Investigating Police KillingsNew York's governor has issued an executive order that puts the office of the state attorney general in charge of investigating killings by police.
Loretta Lynch Sworn In As New US Attorney GeneralLynch was sworn in as the nation's 83rd attorney general Monday at a Justice Department ceremony, with Vice President Joe Biden presiding.
Senate Confirms Loretta Lynch As Attorney GeneralLoretta Lynch has won confirmation to serve as the nation's attorney general, ending months of delay.
U.S. Senate Leaders Reach Deal For Vote On Loretta Lynch For Attorney GeneralU.S. Senate leaders on Tuesday said they have reached a deal to vote on Brooklyn U.S. Attorney Loretta Lynch as President Barack Obama’s pick for attorney general.
Giuliani, NYC Leaders Push Congress To Confirm Loretta Lynch As Attorney GeneralSeveral current and former New York City leaders pushed Congress Friday to confirm U.S. Attorney Loretta Lynch as attorney general.
Senate Democrats Press For Vote On Attorney General Nominee Loretta LynchA letter to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell signed by all Senate Democrats says Lynch's nomination has been pending longer than any nominee for attorney general in the past three decades.
Senate Judiciary Committee Approves Loretta Lynch Nomination To Serve As Attorney GeneralThe vote was 12 to 8, with three Republicans joining all committee Democrats in voting in favor of Lynch. She is also expected to win approval by the full Senate, though the timing is uncertain.
Attorney General Nominee Loretta Lynch Moves Closer To ConfirmationSenate Republicans demanded wholesale change at the Justice Department Thursday as they questioned whether President Barack Obama's attorney general nominee, Loretta Lynch, would provide it.
Senate Opens Hearings For Obama's Attorney General Nominee Loretta LynchThe nation's top law enforcement job is on the line today as the Republican-dominated Senate Judiciary Committee opens two days of hearings on President Barack Obama's attorney general nominee, Loretta Lynch.
Brooklyn U.S. Attorney Loretta Lynch Picked As Attorney General NomineePlans to announce the nomination were hastily put together after reports of Lynch's selection began to surface on Friday.
Brooklyn U.S. Attorney Loretta Lynch Emerges As Lead Attorney General CandidateU.S. attorney Loretta Lynch has emerged as the leading choice to be the next attorney general, but President Barack Obama does not plan to make a nomination until after a trip to Asia next week.