US Vice President Joe Biden (R) looks at Angela Miller, the wife of fallen Trooper Joshua Miller of the Pennsylvania State Police, while he and Attorney General Eric Holder (L) present her with the Public Safety Officer Medal of Valor for her husband during a ceremony on February 20, 2013 in the South Court Auditorium of the Eisenhower Executive Office Building, next to the White House, in Washington, DC. The medal is the highest national award for public safety officers who have shown exceptional courage, regardless of their own safety, to protect or save a human life. AFP PHOTO/Mandel NGAN
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Attorney General Eric Holder addresses the media following a vote in the House of Representatives at the U.S. Attorney's Office Eastern District of Louisiana office on June 28, 2012 in New Orleans, Louisiana. The House has voted to hold Attourney General Holder in contempmt of Congress.
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Attorney General Eric Holder speaks during a press conference announcing Department of Justice plans to sue North Carolina over Voter ID regulations at the Department of Justice on September 30, 2013 in Washington, DC. Under the new law North Carolina residents are required to show a photo ID at polling places which some believe threatens the voting rights of minorities.
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U.S. President Barack Obama (L) and Attorney General Eric Holder attend the 32nd annual National Peace Officers' Memorial Service at the West Front Lawn at the U.S. Capitol May 15, 2013 in Washington, DC. President Barack Obama delivered remarks at the event, invoking the law enforcement officers who worked to bring the Boston Marathon bombing suspects to justice.
Attorney General Eric Holder (L) talks with Capt. Ron Johnson, right, of the Missouri State Highway Patrol at Drake's Place Restaurant,August 20, 2014 in Florrissant, Missouri. Holder is traveling to Ferguson, Mo., to oversea the federal government's investigation into the shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown by a police officer on Aug. 9th. Holder promised a 'fair and thorough' investigation into the fatal shooting of a young blackman, Michael Brown, who was unarmed when a white police officer shot him multiple times.
Attorney General Eric Holder testifies during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Capotil Hill, on January 29, 2014 in Washington, DC. The committee is hearing testimony on oversight of the Justice Department and reform of government surveillance programs.
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Attorney General Eric Holder arrives on US Military aircraft to Lambert-St. Louis International Airport August 20, 2014 in St. Louis, Missouri. Holder is traveling to Ferguson, Mo., to oversea the federal government's investigation into the shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown by a police officer on Aug. 9th. Holder promised a 'fair and thorough' investigation into the fatal shooting of a young blackman, Michael Brown, who was unarmed when a white police officer shot him multiple times.