Loretta Lynch Sworn in As Attorney General

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Loretta Lynch is officially sworn in as attorney general.

Lynch succeeds Eric Holder to become the nation’s 83rd attorney general.

Her nomination was logjammed since February, as Republicans and Democrats fought over an abortion clause in a human-trafficking bill.

Texas Republican Ted Cruz, who’s running for president, adamantly opposed the nomination but was the only senator not to vote on it.

Vice President Joe Biden, administered the Oath of Office Monday morning.

Attorney General Lynch will start working on difficult issues such as terrorism, immigration and civil rights starting day one in office.

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