More Eric Holder Articles

  • Holder bringing personal perspective to Ferguson

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Eric Holder talks about the nation's civil rights struggles in a way no previous U.S. attorney general could — by telling his own family story. As he increasingly pushes his Justice Department to protect voting rights and end unfair prison sentences and police brutality,...

  • Holder calls for end to violence in Ferguson

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Eric Holder is promising a thorough investigation into the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown while calling for "an end to the acts of violence in the streets" of Ferguson, Missouri. Holder says the Justice Department "will defend the right of protesters...

  • Eric Holder pledges 'fair' investigation ahead of Ferguson visit

    "This is my pledge to the people of Ferguson: Our investigation into this matter will be full, it will be fair, and it will be independent," Holder wrote in an op-ed for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.

  • Races view Ferguson shooting differently, poll says

    The Pew Research Center survey found that 80 percent of black respondents said the death of the St. Louis-area teenager “raises important issues about race,â€ï¿½ compared to just 37 percent of white people surveyed.

  • Eric Holder asks for federal autopsy on Missouri teen

    WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder has asked for the Justice Department to arrange an autopsy on the body of Michael Brown by a federal medical examiner. Justice Department spokesman Brian Fallon said in a news release on Sunday that Holder asked for the additional autopsy...

  • Zogby Report Card: Good moves in Iraq and Ferguson, Mo., buoy midterms

    Pollster John Zogby reports in our weekly White House report card that President Obama scored good points with his Iraq policy and efforts to quell violence in Ferguson, Mo., giving him something to brag on in November.

  • Holder promises Brown family a full investigation

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Eric Holder is promising the family of an unarmed black teenager shot by police in Missouri a full, independent civil rights investigation. Holder's promise came Thursday in a telephone call with the family of 18-year-old Michael Brown. A law enforcement...

  • Obama calls death of Missouri teenager 'heartbreaking,' urges public calm

    President Obama called the death of Missouri teenager Michael Brown "heartbreaking" Tuesday, making his first public comments on the police shooting that prompted clashes between protesters and authorities.

  • Inspectors general say Obama aides obstruct investigations: Examiner Editorial

    Billions of tax dollars are being lost every day to waste, fraud and corruption in the federal government, but President Obama's administration is blocking inspectors general -- the officials who are most likely to find and expose such wrongdoing -- from doing their jobs.

  • VIDEO: White House ready to take action on immigration

    Press Secretary Josh Earnest says President Obama is waiting on a review from Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson and Attorney General Eric Holder on what options he has to mitigate problems caused by the current immigration system. 

  • House panel's proposed citizen lawsuits against bureaucrats would discourage future Lois Lerners

    Former Internal Revenue Service official Lois Lerner's continuously unfolding soap opera is shining light on what goes on behind the closed doors shielding America's bureaucrat class.

  • Eric Holder: I'm an activist, it's my responsibility to change things

    Attorney General Eric Holder says he is proud to be called an "activist," adding also that he views it as his job as the nation's top law enforcement official to "change things."



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