WASHINGTON — Key senators say they're close to a deal on a bill to help sex-trafficking victims, potentially clearing the way for a vote to confirm President Barack Obama's attorney general.
By PBS NewsHour
In our news wrap Friday, President Obama hosted Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi at the White House, and addressed a list of issues, including the way GOP leaders are handling one of his main cabinet appointments. Also, financial leaders from…
By Connie Cass, Jim Kuhnhenn, Associated Press
President Barack Obama on Friday said it was "crazy" and "embarrassing" the way the Republican-led Senate has held up confirmation of his attorney general nominee, Loretta Lynch.
By Associated Press
Racing the calendar, Senate leaders are pushing toward congressional approval of a bipartisan compromise that reshapes how Medicare pays physicians as lawmakers return from a spring break tangled up in domestic and foreign policy disputes.
By Erica Werner, Associated Press
Loretta Lynch won approval from a key Senate committee Thursday to serve as the nation's next attorney general, as divided Republicans clashed over her support for President Barack Obama's immigration policies.
By PBS NewsHour
In our News Wrap Wednesday, Hezbollah rocket fire killed two Israeli soldiers on the Israel-Lebanon border. The Israeli military fired back with airstrikes and artillery fire. Also, Loretta Lynch, President Obama’s nominee to be the next attorney general, went before…
By Erica Werner, Eric Tucker, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama's attorney general nominee, Loretta Lynch, faces Senate questioners Wednesday as she seeks to become the first black woman to hold the nation's top law enforcement job.
By Nedra Pickler, Associated Press
U.S. attorney Loretta Lynch has emerged as the leading choice to be the next attorney general, but President Barack Obama does not plan to make a nomination until after a trip to Asia next week.
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