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Statement by AG Racine on U.S. Attorney General Barr’s Resignation

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today issued the following statement after news that U.S. Attorney General William Barr had resigned.

 

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Statement by AG Racine on the U.S. Supreme Court’s Rejection of the Baseless Republican AG Effort to Invalidate the 2020 Election Results

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today issued the following statement after receiving news that the United States Supreme Court denied Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton’s request to invalidate the results of the election in Georgia, Michigan, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin.

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AG Racine Leads Coalition of 23 Attorneys General Opposing Texas AG’s Baseless Effort to Invalidate 2020 Election Results in Georgia, Michigan, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today led a coalition of 23 Attorneys General urging the Supreme Court to reject Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton’s request that the Court overturn election results in four states critical to President-elect Joe Biden’s victory.

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AG Racine Joins Multistate Lawsuit Seeking to End Facebook’s Illegal Monopoly

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today joined a bipartisan coalition of 48 Attorneys General in filing a lawsuit against Facebook Inc., alleging that the company has illegally stifled competition to maintain its overwhelming market dominance and boost profit, harming consumers, competitors, and…

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AG Racine Announces District Borrowers Will Receive $146K+ from Nationwide Settlement with Mr. Cooper Over Mortgage Servicing Failures

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today announced a coalition of 51 Attorneys General reached an $86.3 million settlement with Mr. Cooper, a mortgage servicer, resolving allegations that the company violated consumer protection laws while servicing mortgage loans nationwide.

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AG Racine Ascends as 2021 President of the National Association of Attorneys General, Unveils Initiative Countering Hate

District of Columbia Attorney General Karl A. Racine today became 2021 President of the National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG)—a nonpartisan organization of 56 state and territory Attorneys General—and launched his presidential initiative to counter hate nationwide.

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AG Racine Announces Bates Trucking Must Pay $78K for Unlicensed Trash Hauling in Residential Neighborhoods Before 7AM

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today announced a settlement requiring Bates Trucking Co. Inc., a solid waste disposal company, to pay $78,702 to the District for illegally collecting in residential neighborhoods, including Dupont Circle and Logan Circle, late at night and early in the morning…

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AG Racine Leads Bipartisan Coalition Pushing to Incentivize Amending State and Local Laws Infringing Rights of Residents

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today led a bipartisan coalition of 12 Attorneys General defending a rule that encourages states and localities to amend laws and policies that raise significant constitutional questions—thereby encouraging governments to respect key rights of their residents. 

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AG Racine Reaches $2.5 Million Agreement with DoorDash for Misrepresenting that Consumer Tips Would Go to Food Delivery Drivers

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today announced a settlement with DoorDash, Inc., a food delivery service, requiring it to pay $2.5 million to resolve allegations that it misled D.C. consumers and used tips left for workers to boost the company’s bottom line.

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AG Racine Leads Multistate Coalition Opposing Minnesota’s Voting Restrictions on Returning Citizens Living in the Community

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today led a coalition of 15 Attorneys General voicing opposition to a Minnesota law that prevents returning citizens from voting until they have completed their terms of parole or probation.

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