Inspector General Glenn Fine (right) consults with staff before testifying on the firing of nine U.S. attorneys during a House Judiciary panel hearing in 2008. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP hide caption

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In this artist's sketch, Jared Loughner makes his first court appearance in Phoenix, Jan. 10. Bill Robles/AP hide caption

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Rep. Lamar Smith of Texas (left) and Rep. Peter King of New York, shown in a 2007 file photo, will lead committees that have oversight of the Justice Department. Lauren Victoria Burke/AP hide caption

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U.S. District Judge Henry Hudson, shown at the court in Richmond, Va., declared a key provision of the Obama administration's health care law unconstitutional Monday. Courtesy U.S. District Judge Henry Hudson/Associated Press hide caption

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WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, shown at an October news conference in London, is facing extradition to Sweden and possible charges in the United States. Dan Kitwood/Getty Images hide caption

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