No Regrets in Failed Prosecution of former Sen. Edwards

Steve Neavling ticklethewire.com The former U.S. Attorney who spearheaded the failed prosecution of former Sen. John Edwards expressed no regrets, the News and Observer reports. George Holding said political corruption cases are the most difficult to prosecute, and any decision to halt the prosecution would have been a “derliction of duty,” according to the News…

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Senate Confirms U.S. Attys for N.C., Ala., Miss, Virgin Islands; Obama Nominates Miss. U.S. Attorney

By Allan Lengel ticklethewire.com The U.S. Senate on Thursday unanimously confirmed ┬áThomas Walker for U.S. Attorney in Raleigh, N.C., according to WRAL. Three other U.S. Attorneys were also confirmed, according to the website Main Justice: George Beck for the Middle District of Alabama; Felicia Adams for the Northern District of Mississippi; and Ronald Sharpe for…

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N.C. Carolina Sen. Vows to Delay U.S. Atty Appointment Until 2 Major Probes Are Finished

U.S. Atty. George Holding By Allan Lengel ticklethewire.com WASHINGTON — Heavy handed politics continues to play a role in some of the appointments of U.S. Attorneys around the country. In North Carolina, Republican Sen. Richard Burr vowed Thursday to delay confirmation of Charlotte lawyer Thomas G. Walker until the current U.S. Attorney George Holding, a…

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