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Janet Reno

Janet Reno
Janet Reno (July 21, 1938- ) was the Attorney General of the United States (1993–2001). She was nominated by President Bill Clinton on February 11, 1993, and confirmed on March 11.
Janet Reno (July 21, 1938- ) was the Attorney General of the United States (1993–2001). She was nominated by President Bill Clinton on February 11, 1993, and confirmed on March 11. « Show less

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  • Obama names more WH staffers

     
    by Christi Parsons Barack Obama's team this morning named Phil Schiliro to serve as the president's assistant for legislative affairs, a key position for the Capitol Hill veteran and campaign advisor. The announcement also makes official the...
  • Holder as AG: Why Marc Rich matters

     
    Obama, sources say, has settled on Eric Holder as his attorney general nominee, and has apparently concluded that Holder's role in the Marc Rich pardon -- which is now, disingenuously, being described as tangential -- won't be an obstacle......
  • Barack Obama's (Clinton's) White House

     
    by Mark Silva Barack Obama has gotten a good quick start at rebuilding Bill Clinton's White House. Now, if he can only rebuild Clinton's economy. With pick after pick, the president-elect appears to be turning toward talent that the 42nd......
  • Obama picks Eric Holder for Justice

     
    Caroline Kennedy and Eric Holder on Capitol Hill in Washington in June 2008 during their time as President-elect Barack Obama's vice presidential selection team. (Photo: TIM SLOAN/AFP/Getty Images. by Frank James President-elect Barack Obama has picked...
  • Obama's (Clinton's) roster fits the Bill

     
    by Christi Parsons and Peter Nicholas The roster shaping up for the Barack Obama administration is starting to look a little familiar, with an ironic pattern emerging as one name after another is added to it. A striking number of......
  • Holder hearings: Freeh says Rich pardon "corrupt"

     
    The second day of the Holder hearings heard testimony a few hours ago from former FBI director Louis Freeh -- testifying for Holder, but always a bit of a mixed bag. He went way further than Holder did, calling......
  • Eric Holder vouched for by ex-FBI head

     
    Attorney General-designate Eric Holder, right, talks with former FBI director Louis Freeh on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Jan. 15, 2009, prior to the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Holder's nomination. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) by Frank...
  • Obama's 'famously funny' predecessors

     
    by Mark Jacob Perhaps President Barack Obama's sense of humor needs a bailout. During the campaign, he made a quip about "lipstick on a pig," and John McCain's campaign accused him of insulting Sarah Palin. After his election, he was......
  • Hillary Clinton's dance party, and more

     
    by Mark Silva Not since Janet Reno's Dance Party -- when the former attorney general took over a Miami Beach disco for her 2002 gubernatorial campaign in Florida -- has a member of the Clinton clan gotten down in such......
  • Bill Clinton: 'Shocked' if no health care

     
    by Mark Silva Bill Clinton, who failed to win the health-care reforms that he sought early in his presidency, says he will be "shocked'' if President Barack Obama fails at the health-care initiative that he is seekng early in his......
  • Fly Fishing With Darth Vader, and more

     
    by Mark Silva You really had to ride with Janet Reno in that little red pickup truck that she drove across her native Florida in a perhaps Quixotic campaign for governor to appreciate the morning that she made a detour......
  • Who’s Rick Scott? And meet Corrine’s competition

     
    Here's some background on a couple of congressional candidates newer to the scene… TV ads don't tell the whole story Several readers have asked about Rick Scott, the new Republican candidate for governor who has taken to the airwaves to tout his...