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Sources say President Barack Obama is expected to name Sally Quillian Yates as his nominee for deputy attorney general. Yates is the current US Attorney for the Northern District of Georgia (the first female US attorney in Atlanta) and has served as vice chair on Attorney General Eric Holder's advisory committee. If

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President Obama might have chosen his replacement for outgoing U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, Loretta Lynch. Lynch, currently a New York federal prosecutor, would be the first African American woman in the position. She has no close political ties to the POTUS which, according to the New York Times, bodes well for