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  US Attorney General
Parents > United States > U.S. Executive > Department of Justice
OfficeAttorney General
Type Confirmation
Filing Deadline January 20, 2009 - 12:00pm
Polls Open February 02, 2009 - 03:00pm
Polls Close February 02, 2009 - 05:00pm
Term Start February 02, 2009 - 10:00pm
Term End January 20, 2017 - 12:00pm
Last ModifiedScott³ February 03, 2009 12:51am
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Description Nominee: Eric H. Holder, Jr., of the District of Columbia, to be Attorney General.

Holder confirmed by the US Senate on February 2, 2009 by a vote of 75 Yeas, 21 Nays.
Roll Call... [Link]
  PartyRepublican Won11/08/2007
NameMichael Mukasey Votes53 (56.99%)
Term11/09/2007 - 01/20/2009 Margin13 (+13.98%)
  PartyDemocratic Won04/23/2015
NameLoretta Lynch Votes56 (56.57%)
Term04/27/2015 - 01/20/2017 Margin13 (+13.13%)
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Leaning Graph
11/18/2008 02/02/2009
Eric Holder 1 ----13
Leaning Call: Eric Holder (100.00%)
Weighted Call: Eric Holder (100.00%)

Name Deputy Attorney General Eric Holder Reject  
PartyDemocratic No Party Affiliation  
Uncertified Votes75 (78.13%) 21 (21.88%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -54 (-56.25%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00%  
Cash On Hand $-- $--  
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Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Feb 01, 2009 10:00am News Justice Dept. Under Obama Is Preparing for Doctrinal Shift in Policies of Bush Years   Article ArmyDem 
Jan 06, 2009 07:00am News Arlen Specter compares Eric Holder to Alberto Gonzales  Article Scott³ 
Dec 29, 2008 06:00pm Speculative Holder's hearing might be rocky  Article RP 
Dec 02, 2008 06:00pm Opinion Holder is Disqualified by Mark Rich Pardon  Article Scott³ 
Dec 02, 2008 06:00am Scandal Pardon is back in focus for the Justice nominee  Article Craverguy 
Nov 19, 2008 09:00pm News Specter: Marc Rich will be issue  Article Scott³ 
Nov 19, 2008 10:00am Commentary Fronting for Paramilitaries: Holder, Chaquita and Colombia  Article Craverguy 
Nov 18, 2008 11:00am Opinion Obama Should Think Twice About This Clinton Retread  Article Scott³ 
Nov 09, 2008 07:00am Speculative Who would serve as attorney general?  Article Monsieur 

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