Photos: Remembering Janet Reno, first female U.S. attorney general
Posted: 3:59 AM, Nov 07, 2016
Scripps National Desk
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<p>Florida State Rep. Sally Heyman (D) (C) and actor Martin Sheen (R)react as former U.S. attorney general Janet Reno (L) makes a campaign speech June 7, 2002 in Coral Gables, Florida. Reno is seeking the Democratic gubernatorial nomination to run against popular Republican incumbent Governor Jeb Bush in the November general election.</p>
Janet Reno, the first female attorney general for the United States, was also the first woman to serve as state attorney in Miami, Florida.
Reno died Monday, Nov. 7, 2016 at age 78 after living with Parkinson's Disease. She served as attorney general under the President Bill Clinton administration from 1993-2001.