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Bored? Read Eric Holder's 28,000-word list of accomplishments as attorney general

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Attorney General Eric Holder speaks at the sixth annual "Washington Ideas Forum" in Washington, Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta) AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta

The Justice Department on Friday posted a massive 28,000-word list of accomplishments that Attorney General Eric Holder achieved over the last six years, as part of a tribute to Holder on his last day in office.

When dumped into a word processor, it fills 46 pages — about the size of a small novella.

Attorney General Eric Holder speaks during the Annual International Association of Chiefs of Police Conference, Monday, Oct. 21, 2013, at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia. Over the past four years, the nation has witnessed an increase of nearly 150 percent in the number of people shot and killed in mass shooting incidents, Holder said Monday. AP Attorney General Eric Holder was sent off on his last day of work with a huge list of accomplishments that he achieved while in office, one that fills 46 pages. (AP)

The list goes into Holder's efforts to protect America from terrorism, thwart drug smuggling, stop violent crimes and cybersecurity threats, and help prisoners re-enter society.

The list doesn't list some of the more controversial aspects of Holder's tenure, such as his department's decision to seize phone records from reporters, or the botched gun-running operation known as Fast and Furious that some say contributed to the shooting death of U.S. Border Patrol agent Brian Terry.

It also doesn't note that in 2012, Holder was held in contempt of Congress for the department's failure to provide information about Fast and Furious to Congress.

The Justice Department also produced a nine-minute video to send Holder off, one filled with praise from Democrats such as former President Bill Clinton, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, and several Democratic senators.

Holder was expected to speak at 2 p.m. Friday in a farewell ceremony. His replacement, Loretta Lynch, was confirmed by the Senate on Thursday.

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