Jack Smith, the Department of Justice's chief of the Public Integrity Section, has been brought in to restore the elite unit's credibility. "I left the dream job for a better one," he said.
From left, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, Assistant Attorney General for the Environment and Natural Resources Division Ignacia Moreno, Assistant Attorney General, Civil Division Tony West and U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Mississippi Don Burkhalter announce that the Justice Department has launched a criminal investigation into the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, in New Orleans, Tuesday, June 1, 2010. (AP Photo/Cheryl Gerber)
King Samir Shabazz (left) and Jerry Jackson, pictured in 2008 for the National Geographic Channel show "Inside," were accused of voter intimidation by the Justice Department. (Courtesy of National Geographic Channel)