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Attorney General Eric Holder speaks at the sixth annual "Washington Ideas Forum" in Washington, Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

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Attorney General Eric Holder speaks at the sixth annual "Washington Ideas Forum" in Washington, Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

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Attorney General Eric Holder (above, in 2009) exemplified President Obama's racial vision in calling the U.S. a "nation of cowards" for evading racial guilt, says Colin Flaherty. (AP Photo/Lawrence Jackson)

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U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder speaks to a meeting of the U.S. Conference of Mayors at the Clinton Presidential Library in Little Rock, Ark., on Oct. 8, 2014. (Associated Press) **FILE**

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Illustration on Eric Holder's legacy at the Justice Department by ALexander Hunter/The Washington Times

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National Edition News cover for September 26, 2014 - Holder stepping down, but contempt scandal lives on: President Barack Obama, left, announces the resignation of Attorney General Eric Holder, right, in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington, D.C., on September 25, 2014. Holder has served as Attorney General since the beginning of the President's first term. The President has not named a successor. Photo Credit: Kristoffer Tripplaar/ Sipa USA

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President Barack Obama, accompanied by Attorney General Eric Holder, speaks in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington, Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014, to announce Holder is resigning. Holder, who served as the public face of the Obama administration's legal fight against terrorism and weighed in on issues of racial fairness, is resigning after six years on the job. He is the first black US attorney general. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

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U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder delivers a keynote speech at New York University's law school, Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014, in New York. According to Holder, the Justice Department expects to end the current budget year next week with a federal prison population of roughly 215,000 inmates. The prison population has dropped in the last year by roughly 4,800, the first time in several decades that the inmate count has gone down, according to the Justice Department. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

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Illustration of Eric Holder and the corruption of the Justice Department by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

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Illustration of Eric Holder and the corruption of the Justice Department by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

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Attorney General Eric Holder listens during a news conference at the Justice Department in Washington, Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014, where he announced the Justice Department's civil rights division will launch a broad civil rights investigation in the Ferguson, Mo., Police Department. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

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FILE - In this Aug. 20, 2014 file photo, Attorney General Eric Holder talks with Capt. Ron Johnson of the Missouri State Highway Patrol at Drake's Place Restaurant in Florrissant, Mo. The Justice Department plans to open a wide-ranging investigation into the practices of the Ferguson, Missouri, Police Department following the shooting last month of an unarmed black 18-year-old by a white police officer in the St. Louis suburb, a person briefed on the matter said Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File-Pool)

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Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke took aim at Attorney General Eric Holder and Missouri Democrats on Friday, accusing them of demonizing law enforcement officers and fanning the racial flames in Ferguson. (YouTube)

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Attorney General Eric Holder, center, joined by Associate Attorney General Tony West, right, U.S. Attorney for the District of New Jersey Paul Fishman, left, and Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway, second from right, announces a settlement with Bank of America, Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014, at the Justice Department in Washington. (AP Photo/Lauren Victoria Burke) ** FILE **

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Attorney General Eric Holder stops to shake hands with a patron at Drake's Place Restaurant, before his meeting with local community leaders, Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014 in Ferguson, Mo. Holder arrived in Missouri on Wednesday, a small group of protesters gathered outside the building where a grand jury could begin hearing evidence to determine whether a Ferguson police officer who shot 18-year-old Michael Brown should be charged in his death. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, Pool)

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Attorney General Eric Holder speaks with Capt. Ron Johnson of the Missouri State Highway Patrol at Drake's Place Restaurant, Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014, in Ferguson, Mo. Holder arrived in Missouri on Wednesday, a small group of protesters gathered outside the building where a grand jury could begin hearing evidence to determine whether a Ferguson police officer who shot 18-year-old Michael Brown should be charged in his death. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, Pool)

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President Barack Obama speaks with Attorney General Eric Holder as news photographers photograph their meeting regarding the fatal police shooting of a black teenager in Ferguson, Missouri, Monday, Aug. 18, 2014, in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

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**FILE** Attorney General Eric Holder speaks July 14, 2014, at the Justice Department building in Washington. (Associated Press)

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Attorney General Eric Holder and businessman Stedman Graham (better known as Oprah Winfrey's partner).

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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)