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With bipartisan support, Maryland's Rosenstein heads to Washington as No. 2 in Justice Department

With bipartisan support, Maryland's Rosenstein heads to Washington as No. 2 in Justice Department

On a wall behind his desk, between a family photo and a courtroom drawing from the Whitewater probe, outgoing Maryland U.S. Attorney Rod Rosenstein has looked to a quote to help define his management philosophy.

"Don't tell me what I want to hear," the plaque reads. "Just tell me what I need to know."

Rosenstein says the motto will be even more important as he heads to Washington to be the second-in-charge at the U.S. Department of Justice. He will oversee more than 100,000 employees who have a hand in counterterrorism, civil rights and high-profile criminal cases across the nation.

Rosenstein's confirmation won broad, bipartisan support Tuesday in...

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