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    Attorney General Eric Holder participates in a news conference at the Justice Department in Washington Monday, July 14, 2014, where it was announced that Citigroup will pay $7 billion to settle an investigation into risky subprime mortgages, the type that helped fuel the financial crisis. The agreement comes weeks after talks between the sides broke down, prompting the government to warn that it would sue the New York investment bank. The bank had offered to pay less then $4 billion, a sum substantially less that what the Justice Department was asking for. The settlement stems from the sale of securities made up of subprime mortgages, which fueled both the housing boon and bust that triggered the Great Recession at the end of 2007. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)


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    FILE - This July 14, 2014 file photo shows Attorney General Eric Holder speaking at the Justice Department in Washington. Tens of thousands of federal inmates serving time for drug crimes would be eligible for early release under a proposal being considered Friday that would dramatically reduce the nation's prison population over time. The change is part of a broader rethinking of criminal justice policy that the Justice Department, under Holder, has embraced. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)


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    Lusamba Ejiba of Leesburg, Va., originally from the Democratic Republic of Congo, takes a selfie photograph with Attorney General Eric Holder after she is sworn in as a U.S. Citizen at a Naturalization Ceremony at the Department of Justice, Washington, D.C., Tuesday, July 22, 2014. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)


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    Jason Tom of Leesburg, Va., originally from Trinidad and Tobago lets his 8 month old daughter Nyomi play with a small american flag after he is sworn in as a U.S. Citizen at a Naturalization Ceremony at the Department of Justice, Washington, D.C., Tuesday, July 22, 2014. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)


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    Moni Oyedepo, left, Sarah Mafe, second from right, originally from Nigeria and the United Kindom, and Eniola Mafe, right, laugh as they suddenly surround Attorney General Eric Holder to take a photo with him after Sarah Mafe is sworn in as a U.S. Citizen at a Naturalization Ceremony at the Department of Justice, Washington, D.C., Tuesday, July 22, 2014. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)


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    Leticia Stanley of Arlington, Va., originally from Brazil, holds up her Certificate of Naturalization after she is sworn in as a U.S. Citizen at a Naturalization Ceremony at the Department of Justice, Washington, D.C., Tuesday, July 22, 2014. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)


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    Jason Tom of Leesburg, Va., originally from Trinidad and Tobago looks out into the audience after he takes the Oath of Allegiance and is sworn in as U.S. Citizens at a Naturalization Ceremony at the Department of Justice, Washington, D.C., Tuesday, July 22, 2014. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)


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    Attorney General Eric Holder delivers remarks at a Naturalization Ceremony for 70 citizenship candidates at the Department of Justice, Washington, D.C., Tuesday, July 22, 2014. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)


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    Ikechuku Obichere Chigewe of Fairfax, Va., originally from Nigeria, center, stands among 70 citizenship candidates and say the Oath of Allegiance as they are sworn in as U.S. Citizens at a Naturalization Ceremony at the Department of Justice, Washington, D.C., Tuesday, July 22, 2014. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)


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