Durbin Celebrates Committee Approval of Attorney General Nomination
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 before voting in favor of her nomination at a meeting of the Senate Judiciary Committee. Lynch currently serves as the U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of New York, a position she has held since 2010. Her nomination will now proceed to a vote by the full Senate.