Durbin Urges Senate To Confirm Loretta Lynch As Attorney General This Week

Lynch has waited 121 days for confirmation vote since her nomination was announced

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[WASHINGTON, D.C.] – U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL), top Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution, praised the qualifications of historic Attorney General nominee Loretta Lynch today during a speech on the floor of the U.S. Senate. Lynch’s nomination passed the Judiciary committee on a bipartisan vote on February 26th, but the Senate has yet to proceed to a vote to confirm her. Lynch has the support of a broad range of individuals and organizat