2009-12-12 / Top News

President Obama Nominates Former Intern for U.S. Attorney Position

Former Town Crier reporter Barbara McQuade has been nominated by President Barack Obama to be the U.S. Attorney for Detroit. She is now an assistant U. S. attorney in the office.

Ms. McQuade was an intern at the Mackinac Island Town Crier in 1985 while an undergraduate at the University of Michigan.

She and her husband, Assistant U.S. Attorney Daniel Hurley, have four children.

She is the immediate past president of the Federal Bar Association's Eastern District of Michigan and Michigan president of the American Constitution Society for Law and Public Policy.

President Obama's nomination, made Monday, November 30, must be confirmed by the U. S. Senate.

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