Attorney General Eric Holder speaks before a meeting of the National Association of Attorneys General on Tuesday. Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP hide caption

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Justice Department Warns Of 'Pain' From Looming Cuts

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Caitlin J. Halligan, shown in 2005, waited more than 700 days in the last Congress for a vote on the Senate floor before she was filibustered, the White House says. She was nominated again last month. Jim McKnight/AP hide caption

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Would-Be Federal Judges Face The Washington Waiting Game

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Trial Against BP To Begin Over 2010 Rig Explosion

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In this 1971 file photo, the real-life Frank Serpico (center, with beard) appears at a hearing during an investigation into police corruption in New York City. Jim Wells/AP hide caption

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Government Slowly Changes Approach To Whistle-Blowers

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Jesse Jackson Jr. Charged With Illegally Spending Campaign Funds

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New Hampshire Wants Voting Oversight To End

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Leaked Memo Says U.S. Has Right To Kill Americans Acting As Al-Qaida Operatives

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From 'Morning Edition': Carrie Johnson talks with Steve Inskeep

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Gun Hearing Airs Issues, Disagreements On Solutions

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Polling Firm Gallup Lands In Legal Hot Water

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