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Everything you need to know about Obama’s Attorney General-in-waiting
The top U.S. prosecutor for the Eastern District of New York, in Brooklyn, Lynch was one of the few names on President Obama’s short list without close ties to the White House. If confirmed, she would be the first female African-American Attorney General.
• CLAIMS TO FAME
After years as a midlevel prosecutor, Lynch gained national attention for her part in the successful prosecution of two New York City cops who beat and sodomized Abner Louima in 1997. …