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Obama nominates Olson as US Attorney for Idaho

Wed., March 10, 2010, 5:11 p.m.

BOISE — President Obama has nominated Assistant U.S. Attorney Wendy Olson to be U.S. Attorney for the District of Idaho.

The White House announced Olson’s nomination Wednesday evening, saying she would be resolute in the pursuit of justice and serve Idaho with distinction.

If confirmed by the Senate, Olson would replace Tom Moss, who announced his retirement two years ago but has continued to serve until his successor is found.

Olson has been with the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Idaho since 1997, and became senior litigation counsel in 2006.


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