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Saturday Jul 26 | Crooks and Liars

CA Rep's Idea For Oversight: Toss Them In A Pool And See If They Float

Rep. Tony Cardenas is so fed up with Darrell Issa's posturing that he's surrendered to satire as therapy.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Darrell Issa, Representative Tony Cardenas, Democrat, Tax, Liberal Political News

Fri Jul 25, 2014

WBAY-TV Green Bay


A law expanding background check requirements on Colorado gun sales has been in effect for about a year, and an Associated Press analysis of state data compiled during that span shows the projected impact was... A law expanding background check requirements on Colorado gun sales has been in effect for about a year, and an Associated Press analysis ... (more)


Related Topix: Violent Crime, Miami Dade County, FL

Free Republic

Eric Holder’s Law Enforcement on Steroids

Controversies on American college campuses are becoming almost the norm now. And Eric Holder has inserted himself and the Obama White House right into the center of a debate regarding sexual assault on campus.


Justice Department sued for records on Obama's 'mass clemency' for prisoners

Attorney General Eric Holder said the Justice Department is reevaluating its clemency recommendation process.


Related Topix: Drugs, US News, ACLU

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Boston Herald

Battenfeld: Only indictments, fed-up voters will reform Democrats in Bay State

Don't count on it. It takes more than a few convictions of nonelected stooges to shake things up at the State House.


Related Topix: US News, Opinion

Toledo Blade

Biden: Politicians attacking minority voters

Without mentioning the court fight in Ohio, Vice President Joe Biden told a conference of the National Urban League today that politicians are trying to disenfranchise minority voters under the masquerade of fighting voter fraud.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Joe Biden, African-American, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul


Rand Paul: Less government, more sharing economy

Who will be the GOP nominee in 2016? I don't know, but I have a pretty good idea who the running mate will be: Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama, Dick Cheney, Opinion


Three-fifths of an Attorney General Declares POWs "Non-Persons"

Jeffrey St. Clair on Hillary Clinton's miraculous rags-to-riches method of financial success; LA CONFIDENTIAL: Lee Ballinger on race, violence and inequality in Los Angeles; PAPER DRAGON: Peter Lee on China's military; THE BATTLE OVER PAT TILLMAN: David Hoelscher provides a 10 year retrospective on the changing legacy of Pat Tillman; MY BROTHER AND ... (more)


Related Topix: Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News, Prison, US Military Prisons, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Camp Delta

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Are These the Liberal Groups Behind Obama's Mass Clemency Policy?

In January, the Obama Justice Department joined forces with several liberal legal groups to announce the Clemency Project 2014 to promote pro bono legal work for convicted criminals.


Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Drugs, Prison, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

Washington Times

Eric Holder has viewed gun prosecutions as a local, not federal matter

When U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder was serving as deputy attorney general at the Justice Department under then-president Bill Clinton, he refused to endorse a local initiative in Richmond, Virginia, credited by locals for dramatically reducing gun violence in their city.


Related Topix: Bill Clinton, History in the News, Richmond, VA, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Dem Rep. to C-SPAN Caller: Maybe Watch 'A Little Less Fox News'

Democratic congressman Jim Himes was on C-SPAN early this morning, and was on the receiving end of an angry complaint by a Republican caller over basically everything that anyone has ever said negatively about the Obama administration in the past four-plus years.


Related Topix: US News, Television

Power Line

Is Amnesty a Civil Right?

Eric Holder says that amnesty for illegal immigrants is "civil and human right."


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Illegal Immigration, US News

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Toledo Blade

Husted visits with Board of Elections

Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted journeyed to Toledo today to help get the newly reconstituted Lucas County Board of Elections off on the right foot.


Related Topix: Ohio, Lucas County, OH, Toledo, OH


McDonnell Trial: Acquittal could force Obama to replace Holder

Editor's note: Paul Goldman is a guest columnist for The views expressed below are his own and do not necessarily reflect the beliefs of NBC12.


Related Topix: Bob McDonnell, US Governors, Richmond, VA, Tobacco, Star Scientific

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Minot Daily News

Behold the workings of Eric Holder, media-spoiled brat

Attorney General Eric Holder granted an exclusive interview to ABC's "This Week With George Stephanopoulos" from London, where he was portrayed by ABC as deeply concerned about the global terrorist threat.


Related Topix: This Week With George Stephanopoulos, Entertainment, Television, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, George Bush, Fort Hood, TX

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Issa: Special prosecutor needed for uncompromised IRS probe

In May 2013, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder ordered an investigation into efforts of an Internal Revenue Service division, which under the supervision of former Director Lois Lerner, systematically selected organizations with conservative sounding names for delay and enhanced scrutiny.


Related Topix: Tax, Prison, US News, Criminal Defense Law, Law, US Politics, Barack Obama

The Hill

Palin: 'I don't need lectures from Eric Holder'

Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin hit back at Attorney General Eric Holder on Saturday for criticizing her call to impeach President Obama over the border crisis.


Related Topix: US Governors, Sarah Palin, Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Bobby Jindal, US Senate, Senator Mike Lee

Fri Jul 18, 2014

The Raw Story

Justice Dept.: No special prosecutor needed for IRS investigation

A top Justice Department official, deflecting demands from Republicans, said on Thursday that a special prosecutor was not needed to look into past U.S. Internal Revenue Service treatment of conservative groups and the agency's loss of related emails.


Related Topix: Tax, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Impact of House Oversight Committee hearing on DOJ and Olson

On July 17, 2014 as Deputy Attorney General James Cole spoke to the House Oversight and Government Reform Subcommittee on Economic Growth, Job Creation and Regulatory Affairs.


Related Topix: US News, Tax, Immigration Reform

Thu Jul 17, 2014

National Review Online

Medicaid For Thee But Not For Me

I had heard through the grapevine that Eric Holder's wife was a good gynecologist working in the DC area.


Related Topix: Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology