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JPMorgan settlement represents possible turning point for Eric Holder

The settlement represents the largest government penalty against a single entity in U.S. history

It has been a busy couple of weeks for U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, hasn't it? Between successfully negotiating the American Airlines-US Airways merger to securing $13 billion from JPMorgan Chase in connection with the 2008 financial crisis, the Department of Justice (DOJ) has had one of its most successful two week stretches in a while.

In fact, the JPMorgan settlement represents Holder’s first big win against a bank since the financial crisis. And some are saying that the settlement could represent a potential turning point in the attorney general’s tenure that has been controversial since he took office in 2009.

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