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President nominates Joe Hogsett for U.S. Attorney

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The White House has chosen an Indianapolis labor and employment attorney to be the next U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Indiana.

Making a nomination announcement about 7 p.m., President Barack Obama selected Bingham McHale partner Joe Hogsett for the top prosecutor position in the southern part of the state. Indiana’s Democratic Sen. Evan Bayh had recommended Hogsett for the post, and his office in Washington, D.C., confirmed the nomination.

If approved by the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee and confirmed by the full Senate, the attorney who’s been practicing since 1981 would take the reigns from interim U.S. Attorney Tim Morrison, who’s held the job since Susan Brooks left in 2007.

This story will be updated.
 

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