Attorney General Eric Holder Set to Resign After Nearly Six Years

Holder, a former judge and prosecutor, is the first black attorney general, and his tenure is the fourth longest on the job. He is among only a handful of cabinet officials who have retained their posts since the beginning of Obama's presidency.

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA: Attorney General Eric Holder is resigning after heading the Justice Department for six years. A White House official says President Barack Obama will announce Holder’s departure later Thursday. Holder, a former judge and prosecutor, is the first black attorney general, and his tenure is the fourth longest on the job. He is among Read the full article…