Two months of preparation will reach a climax Thursday when Eric Holder Jr. enters his confirmation hearing to be attorney general. His opponents will look for opportunities to question his judgment -- and perhaps score political points. Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., has "guaranteed" that the Senate will confirm Holder. But Republicans, led by Sen. Arlen Specter, R-Pa., are promising a prickly hearing. Here are 11 things you're likely to see this week, and maybe one to hope for.
What to Watch for at Attorney General Nominee's Hearing
January 12, 2009