Babs Backs Holder for AG

Streisand urges fellow lefties to fight for Obama nominee
By Harry Kimball,  Newser Staff
Posted Jan 26, 2009 1:33 PM CST
Babs Backs Holder for AG
Kennedy Center 2008 honorees, from left, Roger Daltrey, Pete Townshend, Twyla Tharp, Morgan Freeman, Barbara Streisand, and George Jones.   (AP Photo)

Barbra Streisand is using her star power to push for the speedy confirmation of Eric Holder as attorney general, Politico reports. In a letter, Babs asks like-minded people to sign a petition supporting a man who is “committed to liberty, the rule of law, and our constitutional rights.” And she squeezes in an across-the-aisle dig. “We can’t let Republican delays deny the American people the Attorney General they deserve.” (Read more President Obama stories.)

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