Attorney General Eric Holder
Apr 8, 2014 — Rep. Louis Gohmert and Attorney General Eric Holder clashed over the House's decision to hold Holder in contempt in 2012. The exchange included finger wagging and warnings against lectures.
Apr 8, 2014 — When a Texas Republican congressman criticized Eric Holder Tuesday, the attorney general hit him with a dose of snark.
Mar 25, 2014 — Thompson has been named acting head of the Office of Legal Counsel, which approves executive branch legal arguments on armed drones, surveillance and other national security issues.
Feb 27, 2014 — Eric Holder complained of faintness and shortness of breath, so he was taken to a hospital.
Feb 8, 2014 — The attorney general has ordered "full and equal protection" for such couples, a move that has far-reaching repercussions for how they're treated in federal proceedings.
Jul 25, 2013 — In the war over the right to vote in the U.S., the Justice Department's choice of Texas as the battleground for its first legal action following the Supreme Court's weakening of the Voting Rights Act has a feeling of inevitability.
Jul 15, 2013 — In his first public comments since a jury acquitted George Zimmerman of all charges, Attorney General Eric Holder did not announce any new federal action on the case.
Mar 5, 2013 — In a letter to Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., the attorney general noted that such a situation could be imagined only in an "extraordinary circumstance" such as the attack on Pearl Harbor or on Sept. 11, 2001. The letter was in response to inquiries from Paul regarding the legality of military strikes within the country.
Aug 13, 2012 — The White House has exerted executive privilege over the documents in question. Republicans say Obama has overstepped his authority.
Jun 20, 2012 — There's little evidence that the flap over Fast and Furious will make a difference to most voters come November. But there are a number of conservative gun owners in battleground states like Ohio who could be energized to oppose President Obama.