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  • After Ferguson, White House touts body cameras for cops

    The White House supports more body cameras for cops, the administration said in response to an online petition calling for all law enforcement officials to wear such technology in the wake of the police killing of an unarmed teenager in Ferguson, Mo.

  • If you know who Eric Holder is, you probably don't like him

    Holder's negative-to-positive gap was worse than those of Mitt Romney, Rand Paul, and even the never-popular Republican Party.

  • Congress considers review of police military gear

    WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. government programs to help local police agencies obtain military-grade equipment evolved in the wake of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, but more than a decade later lawmakers are questioning why smalltown police departments need armored vehicles, automatic weapons and...

  • Will the Justice Department do justice in Ferguson?

    It has been over a month since Michael Brown was shot and killed in Ferguson, Mo., and we have yet to hear the police officer's version of events.

  • Durbin: Pentagon should review police gear program

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate's No. 2 Democrat on Friday asked Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel to review a program that provides high-powered rifles and other surplus military equipment to civilian police departments across the country. Sen. Dick Durbin of Illinois said he has long been concerned...

  • Low percentages of 'nonwhite' police officers is not a major national problem as New York Times suggests

    The New York Times has an interesting story on the divergence between the percentage of white residents and the percentage of whites in a municipality's police force.

  • VIDEO --- Weekly Examiner: Obama jets off to NATO summit

    President Obama this week is overseas for the NATO summit in Wales. He first stopped in Estonia to ease concerns over Russian forces moving in on Ukraine.

  • Justice Dept. announces Ferguson police probe

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department launched a broad investigation Thursday into the police department in Ferguson, Missouri, following the shooting last month of an unarmed black 18-year-old by a white police officer. The investigation, which is separate from an existing federal probe...

  • Eric Holder: A more dangerous race-card hustler than Al Sharpton

    The U.S. attorney general seems to equate "equal rights" with "equal results" when it has to do with racism.

  • Justice Dept. to investigate racial profiling, excessive force in Ferguson

    The Justice Department's civil rights division will explore accusations of racial profiling and excessive force against the police department in the St. Louis suburb. Ferguson protesters claim the shooting of Brown was just the latest example of hostility towards minorities by an overwhelmingly...

  • Ex-FBI deputy: Holder villifies police, has already convicted Ferguson cops

    A former FBI Criminal Investigative Division deputy director charges that Attorney General Eric Holder's surprise civil rights probe of the Ferguson, Mo., police department is a political sham.

  • Activist groups hail expected DOJ probe into Ferguson police

    Civil rights groups are hailing the federal investigation as a major victory for those sharply questioning the circumstances surrounding the killing of teenager Michael Brown.

  • Lawmakers cross aisles on demilitarizing police

    A Tea Party Republican has teamed up with a member of the Congressional Black Caucus on a bill to place limits on a Pentagon program providing surplus military equipment to local police around the country.

  • Weekly Examiner: 'We don't have a strategy yet'

    President Obama returned from his vacation earlier this week and went right back to work. On Tuesday, he unveiled new executive actions for veterans' health care, and on Thursday, he addressed the growing problem that is ISIS.

  • Clinton: 'My heart just broke'

    19 days after the police shooting of an unarmed black teenager, Hillary Clinton speaks about the situation in Ferguson, Missouri.



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