“Attorney” in the news

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attorney general
city attorney
defense attorney
district attorney
prosecuting attorney

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Washington Post
· Trump promised a health-care plan in two weeks. It’s been two weeks.  
Since then, the administration has chipped away at the law where it can, and has joined an effort by Republican state attorneys general to get the courts to overturn the whole thing.
Washington Post
· A stench of sexism in the VP search  
Her interrogations of Attorney General William P. Barr and now-Supreme Court Justice Brett M. Kavanaugh remind us that no one under consideration is more adept than Harris at shredding the president, who resorts to calling women who ably attack him “nasty.”
Washington Post
· Nuclear bailout tied to bribery scandal was years in making  
Householder and his attorney have not commented since his arrest.
Washington Post
· Judge decries shooting that killed son, injured husband  
Authorities believe he also shot and killed a fellow attorney in California in the days before the attack at Salas’ home.
Washington Post
· The Cybersecurity 202: White House backpedals after Trump’s suggested election delay crossed GOP red line  
The Justice Department also charged Nima Fazeli, 22, of Orlando, and Mason Sheppard, 19, of Bognor Regis, England, according to a release from the U.S. attorney’s office for the Northern District of California.
Washington Post
· Your retirement is close. Here’s how to ride the stock market roller coaster.  
My guests will be Ariel Levinson-Waldman, president and director-counsel for Tzedek DC, and Linda Coe, staff attorney at Tzedek DC, an independent public interest center that provides free legal help to D.C. residents facing debt collection, consumer or credit problems.
TheStreet
· Estate Planning Is not Just for the Wealthy  
Advisers should be sure their clients have their will prepared by an attorney who is well-versed in estate planning, including the laws of their particular state.
Washington Post
· Her family reunion feels unsafe. But her 98-year-old grandma wants her there.  
Rowe, an attorney and yoga teacher in Potomac, Md., tried to explain she was worried she might get her grandma sick.
Washington Post
· A defense contractor died after a bar fight with Marines, and some see a crime. Others see an accident and overzealous prosecution.  
“The fact that a tragic accident happened here does not entail that a crime has been committed,” said Brian Bouffard, Negron’s attorney.