Eric Holder to Step Down as US Attorney General, According to DOJ Official

What a great day this is.



NY Times Reported
WASHINGTON — Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. will resign his post, the Justice Department said Thursday. Mr. Holder will remain in office until a successor is nominated and confirmed.

Mr. Holder, the 82nd attorney general and the first African-American to serve in that position, had previously said he planned to leave office by the end of this year.

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CNN Reports on the Holder resignation:
"It's been rumored for some time"