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Loretta Lynch makes history

Loretta Lynch was sworn in as the new U.S. attorney general on Monday, replacing Eric Holder. Lynch, the country’s first African-American woman to serve in the role, had her nomination held up more than five months over politicking in the Senate.

“Ladies and gentlemen, it’s about time,” said Vice President Joe Biden at the swearing in ceremony.

The highly politicized five-month battle to choose Obama’s next attorney general came to a close Thursday when the Senate finally voted 56-43 to confirm Lynch. Read more…

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