Yesterday, TPM broke the news that the Atlanta-area U.S. attorney was leaving his post early. Byung Jin “BJay” Pak, of the Northern District of Georgia, had planned to leave on Inauguration Day, but instead was leaving immediately due to “unforeseen circumstances,” he told his staff yesterday.
Today, we learned who will replace him: Bobby Christine, the Trump-appointed U.S. attorney for the Southern District of Georgia. TPM broke that story too.
We have about six hours of voting left in the quarterfinals for our Duke of Dukes competition.
These are some choice match-ups you won’t want to miss:
Cast your vote here by 6 p.m.
Who could have seen this coming?
Voting in the first round of our Duke of Dukes bracket is open. Cast your ballot here.
Need some help knowing who to vote for? The Nation’s national affairs correspondent Jeet Heer has some recommendations.
We’ve been monitoring live results, and I can tell you that the Jack Abramoff vs. Dick Cheney and Anthony Weiner vs. Chris Christie match-ups are both nail biters. Pick carefully.