By PBS NewsHour
For attorney general, President-elect Donald Trump selected an early supporter: the junior senator from Alabama, Jeff Sessions. Sessions has served as a U.S. attorney and Alabama’s attorney general, but he was denied a federal judgeship in 1986 based on controversial…
By Eric Tucker, Associated Press
The reduction is likely to diminish the Justice Department's ability to detect voter intimidation and other potential problems at the polls.
In our news wrap Thursday, Vice President Joe Biden and U.S. Attorney Loretta Lynch attend a vigil in Baton Rouge for the three cops fatally shot last month in an ambush. Also, the Syrian government and its Russian allies offered…
The United States government is seeking the forfeiture of more than $1 billion in assets that federal officials say were misappropriated from a Malaysian sovereign wealth fund.
In our news wrap Tuesday, Attorney General Loretta Lynch, testifying at a House hearing, said stopping violence must be a rallying point for both police and minority groups. She also defended the decision not to charge Hillary Clinton in the…
By Eric Tucker and Erica Werner, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — Attorney General Loretta Lynch steadfastly defended her decision to close the Hillary Clinton email investigation without criminal charges, insisting Tuesday that she simply accepted the unanimous recommendation of career FBI investigators and attorneys.
More emerged Friday about Micah Johnson, the Army reservist believed to be behind the sniper slayings of five Dallas police officers in a city that was, by all accounts, making strides in cop/community relations. Until this week’s tragedy, the Dallas…
Both FBI Director James Comey and Attorney General Loretta said they would not recommend or pursue charges against Hillary Clinton for her email practices as secretary of state. To examine the law they used to make that decision, Judy Woodruff…
Hillary Clinton campaigned on the the Jersey shore Wednesday, confronting Donald Trump’s business record and unveiling a plan to make public universities tuition free for most American families. But Republicans continued to raise concerns about her use of email as…
WASHINGTON — Attorney General Loretta Lynch says the Hillary Clinton email investigation is being closed without any criminal charges.
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