Eric Holder confirmed as new US attorney general
Eric Holder has been named as the new US attorney general after a decisive vote of 75 to 21 in the US Senate. Holder, a former partner at US law firm Covington & Burling, is the first-ever African-American to serve as the nation's chief law enforcer. The appointment of Holder, a former federal prosecutor, judge, and US Attorney defies earlier predictions that his involvement in controversial Clinton-era pardons would impede his nomination.
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