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When Merrick Garland is sworn in as attorney general, it will serve as a capstone on a career that has spanned years at the Justice Department and decades as a federal appellate court judge.

Garland, confirmed by the Senate on Wednesday in a bipartisan 70-30 vote, touched upon those multiple roles throughout his nomination process and promised to uphold the values he’s learned while leading the Justice Department.

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Jacqueline Thomsen

Jacqueline Thomsen, based in Washington, is a reporter covering D.C. federal courts and the legal side of politics. Contact her at [email protected] and follow her on Twitter @jacq_thomsen.

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