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  • Solicitor general, Mass. gov. among top candidates for next attorney general

    Speculation has swirled as to who will replace the man who has served as the nation’s top law enforcement officer for the entire Obama presidency. Here’s a look at a few potential candidates.

  • Al Sharpton: I'm helping the White House find a replacement for Eric Holder

    MSNBC host Rev. Al Sharpton said Thursday that he is "engaged in immediate conversations" with the White House to find a replacement for Attorney General Eric Holder, who has just announced his resignation.

  • Calls already for Arkansas Sen. Mark Pryor for AG

    Key Democrats are already urging the White House to consider embattled Arkansas Sen. Mark Pryor to replace retiring Attorney General Eric Holder if he loses his reelection, believing that the Senate would be quick to approve him and help President Obama avoid another nasty nomination fight.

  • White House official says Attorney General Eric Holder is resigning

    WASHINGTON (AP) — White House official says Attorney General Eric Holder is resigning.

  • Mich. AG files class action against propane company

    Schuette LANSING, Mich. (Legal Newsline) – Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette reached a settlement agreement with Ferrellgas and also filed a separate class action lawsuit against propane retailer AmeriGas on Monday following his office’s ongoing investigation into hundreds of...

  • Power company to refund $46M to settle lawsuits by Ill. AG

    Madigan SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (Legal Newsline) – The Illinois Commerce Commission (ICC) announced a $46.2 million settlement on Thursday with Commonwealth Edison in response to two lawsuits filed by Attorney General Lisa Madigan in 2008 and 2010 challenging its rates. Refund rates will be...

  • Ill. city pays $25K fine in settlement with AG’s office

    Madigan SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (Legal Newsline) – The City of Elmhurst, Ill., will pay a $25,000 fine, complete infrastructure improvement projects and conduct a focused study on sanitary system inflow to address system overflows as part of a consent order signed by Illinois Attorney General...

  • Michigan attorney general sues over propane costs

    LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Michigan attorney general announced Monday he has filed a lawsuit against a propane seller alleging price-gouging last winter, and also noted the state has reached a more than $100,000 agreement with another propane company following hundreds of consumer complaints...

  • N.Y. AG’s lawsuit alleges Actavis forced Alzheimer’s patients to switch medications

    Schneiderman ALBANY, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman filed an antitrust lawsuit against pharmaceutical manufacturer Actavis P.L.C. and its New York-based subsidiary Forest Laboratories on Monday, alleging that they are forcing Alzheimer’s...

  • Va. AG sues 13 banks, seeks more than $1 billion

    Herring RICHMOND, Va. (Legal Newsline) – Virginia Attorney General Mark R. Herring recently filed a lawsuit against 13 banks seeking $1.15 billion in damages alleging the banks fraudulently misled the Virginia Retirement System during a sale of residential mortgage-backed securities to...

  • If you know who Eric Holder is, you probably don't like him

    Holder's negative-to-positive gap was worse than those of Mitt Romney, Rand Paul, and even the never-popular Republican Party.

  • Michigan AG on committee for General Motors probe

    LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette says he's among the state attorneys general on a committee overseeing an investigation into General Motors Co.'s recall and safety procedures. Schuette told The Detroit News ( ) Thursday he and 44 other state...

  • Eric Holder: A more dangerous race-card hustler than Al Sharpton

    The U.S. attorney general seems to equate "equal rights" with "equal results" when it has to do with racism.

  • R.I. AG says town violated public records access law

    Kilmartin PROVIDENCE, R.I. (Legal Newsline) – Rhode Island Attorney General Peter Kilmartin filed a lawsuit on Thursday against the town of Warren for allegedly violating the Rhode Island Access to Public Records Act (APRA). Joelle Sylvia Esq., an attorney with the law firm Kelly &...

  • EPA must disclose power plant rules data, say Republican attorneys general

    The Environmental Protection Agency hasn't made available key data used to craft its twin proposals to reduce carbon emissions from new and existing power plants, 13 Republican attorneys general said.

From the Weekly Standard