Holder Plans to Quit This Year

    WASHINGTON, DC - SEPTEMBER 30:  U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder speaks during a press conference announcing Department of Justice plans to sue North Carolina over Voter ID regulations at the Department of Justice on September 30, 2013 in Washington, DC. Under the new law North Carolina residents are required to show a photo ID at polling places which some believe threatens the voting rights of minorities.   (Photo by Kris Connor/Getty Images)

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    Attorney General Eric Holder tells the New Yorker’s Jeffrey Toobin that he plans to step down some time this year. Holder, the first African-American to be the nation's top lawyer, has had a mixed tenure. Holder is the only A.G. to be held in contempt by Congress, but also led a push to protect voting rights and expand protection for gays.

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