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  • Most blacks satisfied with Obama's response to Ferguson, poll finds

    A New York Times/CBS News survey shows that a clear majority of blacks support President Obama's handling of the violent clashes in the St. Louis suburb, with just 20 percent dissatisfied.

  • VIDEO: Justice Department, Bank of America reach $17 billion settlement

    The Department of Justice on Thursday announced that Bank of America will pay a $16.65 billion fine to settle allegations it sold risky mortgage-backed securities before the 2008 financial crisis.

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

    Graphic illustration by Chris Henderson/Examiner.

  • 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.

  • Eric Holder to Ferguson: I was harassed by cops

    Attorney General Eric Holder told Ferguson, Mo., residents on Wednesday that he could relate to their suspicion of police officers, hoping to calm tensions in the St. Louis suburb rocked by repeated clashes between cops and protesters.

  • The media needs to spend more time focusing on the roots of Ferguson's frustration

    Rather than focusing exclusively on the police response to Brown's death, perhaps the media should further investigate certain historical economic and political trends in Ferguson.

  • Holder discusses police mistrust outside Ferguson

    WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder has told members of the Ferguson community that as a black man he understands why many African-Americans mistrust the police. During a private meeting with about 50 community leaders at the Florissant campus of St. Louis Community College,...

  • 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.

  • VIDEO: Police say protests more peaceful in Ferguson

    On the tenth night of protests in Ferguson, Mo., police said demonstrators are becoming a little more peaceful, despite reports that nearly 50 people were arrested overnight.

  • 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,...

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.



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