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How an Attorney General Works

By Sarah Winkler

In 2008,¬†Barack Obama¬†was elected as the first African-American president of the United States of America. In keeping with his historic campaign and election, Obama nominated Eric Holder to serve in his Cabinet as the United States attorney general. Holder’s career, like Obama’s, is full of a history of African-American firsts. Holder was the first African-American to serve as the U.S. attorney for Washington, D.C., and the first African-American to be deputy attorney general. As attorney general, he is now the highest-ranking African-American person in law enforcement in the United States. Continue reading