Attorney General

State Troopers
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May 24, 2019 - 6:17 pm
The New York Attorney General's office says it will investigate a fatal state police shooting in Orange County.
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March 28, 2019 - 1:51 pm
New York’s Attorney General Leticia James on Thursday announced an extensive lawsuit against OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma, Johnson & Johnson, McKesson Corp. and other opioid manufacturers and distributors.
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William Barr confirmation hearing
Hannah Gaber-USA TODAY
January 15, 2019 - 5:01 pm
Attorney General nominee William Barr made one thing clear Tuesday during his Senate confirmation hearing: He may want the job, but he doesn’t need it.
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President Trump
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December 07, 2018 - 3:04 pm
President Donald Trump on Friday announced the nomination of a new Attorney General as U.S. officials revealed his pick for the new Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman.
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Gurbir Grewal
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November 27, 2018 - 3:54 pm
New directives were issued Tuesday from the New Jersey Attorney General's office around sex assault cases.
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Matt Whitaker
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November 19, 2018 - 3:13 pm
Three Senate Democrats filed a lawsuit Monday arguing that Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker's appointment is unconstitutional and asking a federal judge to remove him.
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Eric Schneiderman
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November 13, 2018 - 6:04 pm
One of former New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman's accusers is urging him to donate millions of dollars left in his campaign coffers to programs that help abused women.
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Robert Mueller
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November 08, 2018 - 4:22 pm
Attorney General Jeff Sessions was pushed out after enduring more than a year of blistering and personal attacks from President Donald Trump, who inserted in his place a Republican Party loyalist with authority to oversee the remainder of the special counsel's Russia investigation.
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Eric Schneiderman
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November 08, 2018 - 11:15 am
Prosecutors will not pursue criminal charges against former New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, who resigned in May after he was accused of sexual and physical abuse by four women.
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Chris Christie
Joe Lamberti/Courier Post-USA TODAY NETWORK
November 08, 2018 - 9:35 am
CBS News has learned former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is being considered to replace Jeff Sessions as attorney general.
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