U.S. Senate panel schedules hearing on attorney general nominee Lynch

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Posted: Jan 16, 2015 5:43 PM

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. Senate panel will consider the nomination of Loretta Lynch, President Barack Obama's pick for his next attorney general, at a two-day hearing beginning Jan. 28, Senate Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley said in a statement.

The first day will include questions for Lynch and the second day will feature outside witnesses, Grassley said.

(Reporting by Aruna Viswanatha; Editing by Bill Trott)