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by Andrew Ramonas | November 3rd, 2009

The nomination of Mary L. Smith to head the Tax Division has stalled for months amid questions about her qualifications. If confirmed, Smith would be the highest-ranking American Indian to serve in the Justice Department.

by Andrew Ramonas | May 6th, 2010

The nomination of Mary Smith, President Barack Obama’s nominee to lead the Justice Department’s Tax Division, has languished for more than a year. Sen. Jeff Sessions of Alabama, the ranking Republican on the Senate Judiciary Committee, said Wednesday she should consider withdrawing.

by Andrew Ramonas | August 5th, 2010

Mary L. Smith has been stranded for more than a year by Republican opposition. The president will now have to decide whether to pick another nominee.

by Andrew Ramonas | September 14th, 2010

The Senate returned the former Justice Department Tax Division nominee to the White House twice.

by Andrew Ramonas | September 16th, 2010

Republicans had opposed the president’s nomination of Mary L. Smith to lead the Justice Department’s Tax Division, citing her lack of tax law experience.

by Andrew Ramonas | March 18th, 2011

Federal law doesn’t let John DiCicco serve any longer as acting Assistant Attorney General for the Tax Division. But there are ways around this problem - which is good, because it appears increasingly unlikely the White House will to try to put a nominee forward again.

by Aruna Viswanatha | November 12th, 2010

The company began settlement talks with the Justice Department and the Securities and Exchange Commission in February.

by Main Justice staff | March 16th, 2011

TI receives funding from a number of different sources including governments, foundations, the private sector and individuals.

by Mary Jacoby | March 16th, 2011

Nancy Boswell is departing after “considerable reflection” and 17 often troubled years.

by Main Justice staff | November 17th, 2011

The global manufacturing conglomerate also said two Tyco subsidiaries in Italy were acquitted in Milan for allegedly improper payments to Italian officials.

"It seemed like a good idea at the time. I probably could have had a cold shower, a little more sleep and some decaf." -- Outgoing Chicago U.S. Attorney Patrick Fitzgerald about his "Lincoln's rolling over in his grave" comment about former Gov. Rod Blagojevich.