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New York attorney general feted at inauguration ceremony

NEW YORK (AP) — Letitia James, the state’s first black attorney general and the first woman elected to the position, was honored at an inauguration ceremony in New York City. Sunday’s ceremonial swearing in was at John Jay College of ...

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AG-elect Letitia James names transition team

Syracuse University College of Law Dean Craig M. Boise has been named one of co-chairs of New York State Attorney General-elect Letitia James’ transition team. James was elected on Nov. 6 as the first African-American woman to hold the position. ...

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New York acting attorney general will get new role

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York’s acting attorney general, who’s been leading legal challenges against Republican President Donald Trump, says she’ll return to her prior role as state solicitor general when Letitia James takes charge of the office in January. ...

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James makes history: First black woman to win statewide office in New York

NEW YORK (AP) — Letitia James made history Tuesday night, becoming the first black woman elected to statewide office in New York. The Democrat will also be the state’s first black attorney general. James defeated Republican lawyer Keith Wofford, a ...

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