More Attorney General Articles

  • Fanning the flames of racial tension

    For over a week, we have been repeatedly told that a white police officer shot and killed an "unarmed black teenager" in Ferguson, Mo. â€" and now the highest law enforcement official in the nation is reinforcing this narrative. 

  • In Ferguson, the rise of Eric Holder

    As Holder arrived in Ferguson, Mo., Wednesday to address the police shooting of an unarmed teenager, it was clear that the attorney general had emerged as arguably President Obama's most-trusted confidant rather than the source of consternation that once frustrated so many White House officials.

  • Infographic: The changes in Obama's cabinet since 2009

    Graphic illustration by Chris Henderson/Examiner.

  • VIDEO: Attorney General Eric Holder is in Ferguson Wednesday

    Attorney General Eric Holder is in Ferguson, Mo., Wednesday to meet with federal investigators and community leaders after police shot and killed an unarmed black teenager nearly two weeks ago.

  • 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.

  • Maryland AG reaches agreement with social network

    BALTIMORE (Legal Newsline) – Maryland Attorney General Doug Gansler has reached an online safety agreement with the operator of a social networking website. Gansler Ask.com, an operating company of IAC/InterActiveCorp, recently acquired the social networking site Ask.fm. Ask.fm is a...

  • Ex-attorney general on stand in ex-Va gov trial

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia's onetime attorney general will be back on the witness stand when the public corruption trial of former Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, resumes in federal court in Richmond. Jerry Kilgore began testifying Monday and was still being questioned by a...

  • Illinois attorney general: ban e-cigarette flavors

    CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan is urging the federal government to strengthen its proposed regulations for electronic cigarettes to include a ban on the sale of flavored products. Madigan and 28 other state attorneys general submitted comments Friday to the U.S. Food and...

  • Texas AG says employee’s suit doesn’t qualify under Whistleblower Act

    Abbott AUSTIN, Texas (Legal Newsline) – Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott’s office is maintaining that a lawsuit against it by a former employee does not satisfy legal requirements under the Texas Whistleblower Act, even though two other courts have already said it does. Abbott,...

  • 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."

  • Minnesota School of Business, Glove University face suits from Minnesota AG

    Swanson SAINT PAUL, Minn. (Legal Newsline) – Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson recently filed a lawsuit against two for-profit schools under common ownership for allegedly misrepresenting the transferability of their credits. The Minnesota School of Business and Globe University...

  • N.Y. AG obtains court order against luxury hotel

    Schneiderman NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced a court order on Friday against a luxury hotel that allegedly engaged in fraudulent sales tactics related to timeshare interests. The Manhattan Club and its principals, Ian Bruce Eichner,...

  • Will Eric Holder ever run out of race cards?

    Attorney General Eric Holder, in a recent interview, reiterates the theme heard from the very beginning of President Obama's administration: opposition to Obama's agenda equals racism.

  • No, Eric Holder, this has nothing to do with race

    Attorney General Eric Holder once again played the race card claiming that he and President Obama have been targets of "a racial animus" by some of the administration's political opponents.

  • VIDEO: Citigroup to pay $7 billion in settlement

    Citigroup and the Justice Department announced on Monday a $7 billion settlement for the bank's involvement in mortgage-backed securities it sold leading up to the 2008 financial crisis.



From the Weekly Standard

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    On Tuesday, August 19, an American citizen, James Foley, was savagely killed. The group of jihadists known as ISIL had previously killed and brutalized tens of thousands of non-Americans. But they...

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  • Bartleby, the President

    President Obama insists Republican opposition to his policies has forced him to boycott Congress and resort to governing by executive order. This is only partially true. Yes, Republicans strongly...

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