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Former Impeachment Prosecutor Enters 2022 Race for New York Attorney General

Daniel Goldman, former federal prosecutor and counsel to House Democrats during the first impeachment investigation of former President Donald Trump, announced his candidacy for the Democratic nomination in the 2022 open-seat race for New York attorney general. He will compete against Zephyr Teachout, a law professor who previously ran for New York AG against Letitia…

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‘Tis the Season for New Candidates to Jump into Attorneys General Races

Former prosecutor in the Maricopa County Attorney’s Office and current U.S. Army Reserve intelligence officer Abraham Hamadeh joined a crowded field of candidates for the Republican nomination in the 2022 open-seat race for Arizona attorney general. As previously reported, other Republican candidates include (i) Lacy Cooper, a former Border Patrol section chief for the U.S.…

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Developments in Post-AG Roles for Two Attorneys General

Hawaii AG Clare Connors’ nomination for U.S. Attorney for the District of Hawaii was approved by the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee and is now up for a full Senate vote. Arkansas AG Leslie Rutledge, who is term-limited from running again for AG, dropped out of the 2022 gubernatorial race and will instead seek the Republican…

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2021 Election Results and Another 2022 Open Seat

The election for Virginia Attorney General was held on November 2, 2021. Delegate Jason Miyares (R) defeated two-term incumbent Mark Herring (D) by a margin of 50.7% to 49.3% to become the first Latino elected as Virginia’s AG. New York AG Letitia James (D) has officially announced her candidacy for governor creating an open seat…

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New Candidate Joins 2022 DC Attorneys General Race

District of Columbia Council member Kenyan McDuffie is seeking the Democratic nomination in the 2022 open-seat election for District of Columbia AG. As previously reported, incumbent AG Karl Racine will not seek a third term in office. To “meet” the state AGs across the nation and read more AG election news and insights, visit The State…

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