Tales from the Trail

Robert Kennedy hailed on 50th anniversary of becoming Attorney General

January 21, 2011

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(Updates with remarks by Kennedy’s daughter on gun control.)

Robert F. Kennedy, who made history as attorney general in the 1960s, was remembered as one of the Justice Department’s most effective leaders who fought for civil rights and created an enduring and inspiring legacy.

Swift confirmation seen for Obama’s attorney general pick

December 8, 2008

At least one key member of Barack Obama‘s Cabinet could be ready to be sworn into office just hours after Obama takes the oath as president on Jan. 20.