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Rollins becomes 1st Black woman to serve as U.S. Attorney

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Rollins becomes 1st Black woman to serve as U.S. Attorney

By Associated Press via boston.com/

Rollins was narrowly confirmed by the U.S. Senate last month, with Vice President Kamala Harris casting the deciding vote.

oston’s former top prosecutor was sworn in Monday as the U.S. Attorney for Massachusetts, becoming the first Black woman to serve as the top federal prosecutor in the state.

Rollins took the oath of office in a private ceremony in the Boston federal courthouse after officially stepping down as district attorney for Suffolk County, which covers Boston and three suburbs.

Rollins was narrowly confirmed by the U.S. Senate last month, with Vice President Kamala Harris casting the deciding vote. She has said she’s received violent and racist threats as a result of her nomination, in which Republicans in…

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