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According to Wolf Blitzer on the CNN Situation Room, Eric Holder was just officially confirmed as U.S. Attorney General by the Senate, 75 for to 21 against.  Holder becomes the first African American AG. Related Blogs ...

Judiciary Panel Approves Holder’s Nomination – The Caucus Blog – NYTimes.com: “The Senate Judiciary Committee Wednesday overwhelmingly approved, and sent to the full Senate, the nomination of Eric Holder Jr. to be the nation’s 82nd attorney general. The committee vote was 17 to 2, with most Republicans supporting the nomination of Mr. Holder to head the Department of Justice. The two Republicans who opposed the nomination were Senator John Cornyn of Texas and Senator Tom Coburn of Oklahoma.” - YEAH! Now, Eric Holder...

President-Elect Barack Obama just introduced his Foreign Policy / National Security Team today in Chicago .  At the helm is Vice President-Elect Joe Biden, and the real surprise for some, Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton as Secretary of State, then Eric Holder as Attorney General, Susan Rice as Ambassaor to the United Nations, Ret. General Jim Jones as head of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, current Defense Secretary Robert Gates, and Arizona Governor Janet Nepolitano as Director of Homeland Security.  That Clinton is there at...