Senate Confirms Sessions For Attorney GeneralThe 52-47 nearly party-line vote capped weeks of divisive battles over Sessions, an early supporter of President Donald Trump and one of the Senate's most conservative lawmakers.
Sen. Sessions On Track For Confirmation As Attorney GeneralThe Senate is working round-the-clock toward confirming President Donald Trump's close ally, Sen. Jeff Sessions, to become the nation's top law enforcement officer as attorney general.
6 State AGs Urge Rejection Of Sessions For Attorney GeneralAttorneys generals from six states, including New York's Eric Schneiderman, have sent a letter urging the Senate Judiciary Committee to reject the nomination of Sen. Jeff Sessions for attorney general.
Lynch Gives Final Speech As Attorney GeneralAttorney General Loretta Lynch, in her final speech as head of the Justice Department, praised the work of the Obama administration to advance the dream of justice and said worries of difficult days ahead should be a call for action, not despair.
Texas Attorney General's Criminal Fraud Trial Set For MayTexas Attorney General Ken Paxton is set to stand trial on criminal securities fraud charges in May.
Black Lawmakers To Speak Out Against Sessions In HearingDonald Trump's pick for attorney general, Sen. Jeff Sessions, used strong words in the first day of his Senate confirmation hearings to deny any hints of a racist past.
Texas Sues School District Over Charlie Brown DecorationTexas' attorney general has sued one of the state's school districts over its removal of a decoration that included a biblical verse recited by Linus in the 1960s TV special "A Charlie Brown Christmas."
Trump Selects Sen. Jeff Sessions As U.S. Attorney GeneralPresident-elect Donald Trump has selected Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions as his pick for attorney general.
Trump Offers Attorney General Job To Alabama Sen. Jeff SessionsA senior Trump official says President-Elect Donald Trump has offered Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions the job of Attorney General
Former U.S. Attorney General Janet Reno Dead At 78Janet Reno, the first woman to serve as U.S. attorney general and the epicenter of several political storms during the Clinton administration, has died. She was 78.
Texas AG Paxton's Criminal Case Lingering On AppealLawyers for Ken Paxton have until late February to make their case to the Fifth Court of Appeals in Dallas.
Texas Rangers Investigating Terrell Officer-Involved ShootingThe man who was shot is expected to survive, police say.