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April 8, 2009 6:23 PM

Under fire, Justice Department appoints new ethics enforcer

Attorney General Eric Holder picked a longtime prosecutor Wednesday to oversee internal ethics investigations as part of a larger reshuffling of the Justice Department staff. The announcement came the day after a federal judge launched an investgation into possible criminal wrongdoing by prosecutors who withheld evidence in the trial of former U.S. Sen. Ted Stevens.

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