Eric Holder Confirmed As The First African American AG

After all the Repubican whining over Holder, he finally was confirmed 75-21

Senate Judiciary Chairman Patrick Leahy called the vote historic. He noted that Holder's confirmation hearing was held while America was celebrating the 80th birthday of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr.


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