More Attorney General Articles

  • EPA must disclose power plant rules data, say Republican attorneys general

    The Environmental Protection Agency hasn't made available key data used to craft its twin proposals to reduce carbon emissions from new and existing power plants, 13 Republican attorneys general said.

  • 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."

  • 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.



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