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DEA chief Michele Leonhart to step down next month, Holder confirms
DEA chief Michele Leonhart to step down next month, Holder confirms

Drug Enforcement Administration chief Michele Leonhart, who has been at odds with Congress over her handling of a scandal involving agents patronizing prostitutes overseas, will leave her post in May, Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder Jr. announced Tuesday. Leonhart has also clashed with President Obama over the administration's marijuana policy. Her departure will clear the way for incoming Atty. Gen. Loretta Lynch, who is expected to be confirmed by the Senate as soon as this week, to work with a new administrator to bring about change at the law enforcement agency. Last year, Leonhart gave what she thought was an off-the-record speech to sheriffs in...

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