By Byron York | 09/29/14 06:02 PM
The White House claims there is ample precedent for a lame-duck nomination. In fact, it's more complicated than that.
By Paul Bedard | 09/29/14 01:42 PM
This week's Mainstream Media Scream features Meet the Press host Chuck Todd giving retiring Attorney General Eric Holder a pass on claims he ran a political Justice Department.
By Washington Examiner | 09/26/14 05:26 PM
Upon Attorney General Eric Holder's resignation last week, NBC's Chuck Todd made an odd comment: "[W]hat's interesting about him, he is a very non-political person." There may be merit to saying Holder has been more ideological than political, but it still seems like a strange thing to say about...
By Mark Flatten | 09/27/14 02:57 PM
Counter-terror investigators would be barred from undercover operations in mosques or other religious institutions unless there is reason to believe criminal activity is going on there, under a new policy expected within weeks.
By Mark Flatten | 09/27/14 11:57 AM
Federal agencies would be forced to provide information about drone programs inside U.S.
By Sean Lengell | 09/26/14 05:08 PM
Sen. Ted Cruz is leading a conservative charge against holding a vote on President Obama's attorney general nomination during the lame-duck session.
By Kelly Cohen | 09/26/14 08:05 AM
"That's an enormously important job, but it's not one for me right now," Patrick said at a campaign event in Hudson, Mass.
09/26/14 05:00 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin called Attorney General Eric Holder "a valuable ally" for Illinois and "an important partner in working to address gun violence in Chicago and East St. Louis." President Barack Obama accepted Holder's resignation Thursday. In a written statement, Durbin...
By Brian Hughes | 09/25/14 04:55 PM
President Obama announced the resignation of Attorney General Eric Holder Thursday, lamenting the "bittersweet" exit of one of his original Cabinet members but saying his extensive portfolio on civil rights earned him the title of the "people's lawyer."
By Steve Doty | 09/25/14 02:44 PM
The parents of Michael Brown were in Washington on Thursday to ask the Justice Department to formally investigate the death of their son.
By Paul Bedard | 09/25/14 02:00 PM
Outgoing Attorney General Eric Holder turned the Justice Department into an arm of the president's political shop and was motivated mostly by politics, according to a recent survey influenced by his handling of the racially-charged Ferguson, Mo., police shooting.
By Brian Hughes | 09/25/14 01:07 PM
Holder, just one of three remaining members from Obama's original Cabinet, took on an increasingly active role in an administration besieged by unexpected crises.
By Brian Hughes and Kelly Cohen | 09/25/14 12:38 PM
The nation's first black attorney general plans to announce his resignation Thursday, a White House official confirmed to the Washington Examiner.
09/25/14 12:30 PM
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The U.S. Justice Department says a state court should consider structural deficiencies in deciding whether New York should increase legal services for indigent defendants. The Justice Department takes no position on the merits of a pending lawsuit. But it says the court...
By Richard Pollock | 09/25/14 05:50 AM
Department of Justice officials paid $15 million for expert witnesses who weren't needed by prosecutors or were brought into cases without court dates, according to a government watchdog.
By Luke Rosiak | 09/29/14
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