26 May 2010

Senate Confirms New U.S. Attorney for Southern W.Va.

President Obama has won his pick for top prosecutor for West Virginia's southern federal court district, The Associated Press reports.

The Senate has confirmed the appointment of Booth Goodwin as U.S. Attorney for the district, the article said.

"Goodwin has been an assistant federal prosecutor for eight years," AP reports. "He won praise for his role in an investigation of widespread political corruption in southern West Virginia."

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