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Attorney General Holder pledges to protect the right to voteupdated: Sun Jul 08 2012 14:57:00

Attorney General Eric Holder promised Saturday to do all in his power to protect Americans' right to vote.

New laws could keep many from votingupdated: Sun Jul 08 2012 14:57:00

CNN's Carol Costello speaks with Tavis Smiley and Cornel West on the strict new ID rules that could keep many from polls.

Rep. Mica calls for Holder resignationupdated: Fri Jun 29 2012 16:59:00

Rep. John Mica tells CNN's John King that Eric Holder has brought "shame and disgrace" to the Department of Justice.

No criminal prosecution of Holder for contemptupdated: Fri Jun 29 2012 16:59:00

The White House and the Justice Department made clear Friday what had been expected all along: Attorney General Eric Holder will not face criminal prosecution under the contempt of Congress citation passed by the U.S. House.

Reaction to House vote holding Attorney General Holder in contemptupdated: Thu Jun 28 2012 19:31:00

A collection of reaction from various groups and individuals to the House of Representatives vote Thursday holding Attorney General Eric Holder in criminal and civil contempt of Congress for refusing to turn over documents related to the Fast and Furious gun-running sting:

Holder contempt vote seems inevitableupdated: Thu Jun 28 2012 18:05:00

Eric Holder about to become the first sitting Attorney General cited for contempt of Congress. CNN's Joe Johns reports.

House holds Holder in contemptupdated: Thu Jun 28 2012 17:00:00

The House of Representatives voted Thursday to hold Attorney General Eric Holder in criminal contempt for refusing to turn over documents tied to the botched Fast and Furious gun-running sting -- a discredited operation that has become a sharp point of contention between Democrats and Republicans in Washington.

What follows the Holder contempt vote? updated: Thu Jun 28 2012 08:40:00

Washington's uproar over the infamous Operation Fast and Furious gun-running sting will likely hit its political climax Thursday as the House of Representatives votes to hold Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt.

Attorney General Holder's contempt voteupdated: Thu Jun 28 2012 08:40:00

Reps. Chaffetz & Quigley tell John King Congress must follow-up on missing documents in Fast & Furious investigation.

Boehner: Contempt vote on Holder will proceedupdated: Wed Jun 27 2012 21:49:00

The U.S. House will vote Thursday on holding Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt of Congress for withholding documents involving the failed Fast and Furious weapons crackdown, Speaker John Boehner said Wednesday.

White House, Justice Dept. make last-ditch effort to avoid Holder contempt voteupdated: Tue Jun 26 2012 22:15:00

Officials from the Justice Department and the White House met with senior aides to House Speaker John Boehner and Oversight Committee Chairman Darrell Issa at the White House on Tuesday to try to head off a House vote holding Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt of Congress.

Holder contempt vote sign of 'broken' Washington?updated: Thu Jun 21 2012 23:04:00

What had been brewing as a low-level skirmish for more than a year became a full-on political brawl, further feeding the perception that politics trump policy, when a House committee voted along party lines to cite Attorney General Eric Holder for contempt of Congress.

Contempt vote inflames Fast and Furious debateupdated: Thu Jun 21 2012 22:25:00

A possible U.S. House vote next week on citing Attorney General Eric Holder for contempt of Congress in connection with the botched Fast and Furious gun-running sting evoked bitter political sniping Thursday between Republicans and Democrats.

Watch lawmakers vote on Holderupdated: Thu Jun 21 2012 22:25:00

A House committee recommends Attorney General Eric Holder be cited for contempt of Congress.

House panel recommends Holder contempt citationupdated: Thu Jun 21 2012 05:35:00

Voting on strictly partisan lines, a House committee recommended Wednesday that Attorney General Eric Holder be cited for contempt of Congress for failing to turn over documents relating to the botched Fast and Furious weapons sting operation.

What happens next in Holder contempt flap?updated: Wed Jun 20 2012 17:27:00

A House committee voted along party lines to cite Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt of Congress over documents sought by the panel investigating the botched gun-running sting called Operation Fast and Furious. On Wednesday, President Barack Obama entered the dispute by asserting executive privilege over the documents sought by committee Chairman Darrell Issa, R-California.

Issa: Holder must turn over documents or face contempt voteupdated: Tue Jun 19 2012 21:37:00

A showdown meeting Tuesday between U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder and the House Oversight Committee chairman failed to resolve their dispute, which could result in a contempt vote against the nation's top prosecutor.

Holder at center of GOP fireworksupdated: Tue Jun 19 2012 21:37:00

Calls for Attorney General Eric Holder's resignation heat up while Congress debates how to investigate classified leaks.

'Fast and Furious' offer may not stop contempt vote, Issa saysupdated: Mon Jun 18 2012 20:46:00

A new offer of Justice Department records from a botched gun investigation might not be enough to stop a motion to cite Attorney General Eric Holder for contempt of Congress, a House committee chairman said Monday.

Issa says Holder documents would postpone contempt voteupdated: Fri Jun 15 2012 20:32:00

The chairman of the House Oversight Committee said Friday he would postpone next week's scheduled vote on a contempt measure if Attorney General Eric Holder fulfills his offer to turn over more documents on the botched "Fast and Furious" gun-running sting operation.

Holder rejects resignation call at heated Senate hearingupdated: Tue Jun 12 2012 17:02:00

Attorney General Eric Holder on Tuesday rejected a GOP call to resign, telling a heated Senate hearing that Republicans were trying to score political points instead of addressing significant issues.

Holder rejects Cornyn's call to resignupdated: Tue Jun 12 2012 17:02:00

GOP Senator John Cornyn of Texas levels charges against Atty. General Eric Holder during a committee hearing.

House panel to take up contempt measure against Holderupdated: Mon Jun 11 2012 22:17:00

A House committee announced Monday it will consider a measure next week to hold Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt for failing to provide requested information on the department's handling of the "Fast and Furious" gun-smuggling sting operation.

Holder rejects GOP assertions on Fast and Furious at House hearing updated: Thu Jun 07 2012 19:39:00

Attorney General Eric Holder withstood a four-hour grilling Thursday dominated by Republican House members seeking to lay blame on Holder for a botched gun-smuggling sting operation.

House GOP leaders pressure Holder on Fast and Furiousupdated: Fri May 18 2012 16:46:00

Top House Republicans attempted to ramp up pressure on Attorney General Eric Holder on Friday with a joint letter demanding the Department of Justice comply with a congressional subpoena for materials on the "Operation Fast and Furious" program.

Issa and DOJ exchange tough words over possible Holder contempt charge updated: Wed May 16 2012 22:21:00

The partisan impasse over potential contempt proceedings against Attorney General Eric Holder continues following a lengthy letter from the deputy attorney general, and a blunt response from the House Oversight Committee chairman.

House committee weighs Holder contempt resolutionupdated: Thu May 03 2012 19:12:00

The top Republican on the House Oversight Committee is moving to hold Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt of Congress for failing to cooperate in the panel's investigation of the controversial "Operation Fast and Furious" weapons sting.

Holder: Obama recognizes Supreme Court's authority updated: Thu Apr 05 2012 14:03:00

Attorney General Eric Holder made clear Thursday that the Obama administration recognizes the authority of federal courts, including the Supreme Court, to rule on whether the 2010 health care reform law or any other laws passed by Congress are constitutional.

Holder granted extra time to turn over 'Fast and Furious' documents updated: Thu Feb 09 2012 18:39:00

A key congressional Republican who had threatened to bring a contempt citation against Attorney General Eric Holder if he did not comply with a demand for "Operation Fast and Furious" documents by 5 p.m. Thursday, has backed off his stated deadline.

'Fast and Furious' consequences coming, Holder saysupdated: Thu Feb 02 2012 14:45:00

Firings and charges against Justice Department officials who oversaw the agency's flawed gun-running operation are likely to come in the next six months, Attorney General Eric Holder said Thursday.

Eric Holder's 'Fast and Furious' woeupdated: Wed Feb 01 2012 07:59:00

Schadenfreude -- joy at the misfortune of others -- is a bad thing.

Eric Holder grilled on gun programupdated: Wed Feb 01 2012 07:59:00

Attorney General Eric Holder clashes with GOP critics of the Justice Department's flawed gun-sting operation.

Top officials weren't behind botched gun probe, Democrats sayupdated: Tue Jan 31 2012 19:03:00

Democrats say a House committee has found no evidence showing that top Justice Department officials were behind a gun-trafficking investigation that let hundreds of high-powered weapons reach Mexican drug cartels.

Holder vows to protect voting rights at MLK event in South Carolina updated: Mon Jan 16 2012 21:53:00

Attorney General Eric Holder joined NAACP leaders on the steps of the South Carolina Statehouse in Columbia on Monday, with the Confederate flag fluttering overhead, to promise he will aggressively protect federal voting rights for minorities.

Report: 173 law enforcement officers killed on duty in 2011updated: Wed Dec 28 2011 17:24:00

In-the-line-of-duty deaths of law enforcement officers jumped 13% in 2011 compared to last year, according to preliminary figures released Wednesday by the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund.

Holder to GOP critic: 'Have you no shame?'updated: Thu Dec 08 2011 18:38:00

GOP critics cranked up the political heat Thursday on Attorney General Eric Holder, threatening impeachment and accusing him of withholding information from Congress about Operation Fast and Furious, a severely flawed and discredited federal gun-sting program.

GOP lawmakers again call for Holder to resignupdated: Tue Nov 15 2011 16:42:00

Ten conservative House Republicans renewed their demand Tuesday for Attorney General Eric Holder to step down for his handling of the fallout from a flawed gun sting operation known as Fast and Furious.

House Republican demands more 'Fast and Furious' informationupdated: Wed Nov 09 2011 18:06:00

One day after Attorney General Eric Holder admitted to a Senate panel the Department of Justice had sent "inaccurate" information in a letter about a controversial gun trafficking operation, a House Republican chairman pounced.

Holder: 'Fast and Furious' tactics will not be toleratedupdated: Tue Nov 08 2011 22:19:00

Attorney General Eric Holder said Tuesday that the controversial tactic that allowed illegal guns to be smuggled to Mexico "should never have happened, and it must never happen again."

'Fast and Furious' flap likely to linger updated: Wed Nov 02 2011 18:10:00

A botched gun probe that allowed hundreds of weapons to reach Mexico's drug cartels is likely to be a lingering but not fatal controversy for the Obama administration, observers said Wednesday.

Who will pay price for Fast and Furious? updated: Thu Oct 13 2011 14:22:00

Let's understand what all the fuss is about with the Obama administration's ill-conceived "Fast and Furious" operation -- or rather what it should be about. It's not about assigning blame, or playing "gotcha," or covering up mistakes. It's not about Republican critics forcing top administration officials to resign, or those officials spinning whatever fantastic narratives are necessary to avoid doing so. It's about who pays the price when government agencies make bad decisions.

Congress subpoenas 'Fast and Furious' documentsupdated: Thu Oct 13 2011 12:02:00

Congressional investigators issued a subpoena Wednesday for communications from several top Justice Department officials -- including Attorney General Eric Holder -- relating to the discredited "Fast and Furious" federal gunrunning operation.

Source: Congress to issue "Fast and Furious" subpoenasupdated: Tue Oct 11 2011 15:57:00

Congressional investigators intend to issue subpoenas seeking communications from several top Justice Department officials -- including Attorney General Eric Holder -- relating to the discredited "Fast and Furious" federal gunrunning operation, according to a source close to the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee.

Top Republican rips Holder's handling of 'Fast and Furious' investigation updated: Mon Oct 10 2011 17:30:00

A top House Republican charged with investigating a now-discredited federal gunrunning operation has accused Attorney General Eric Holder of actively obstructing Congress' oversight function and damaging his own credibility as a top national law enforcement officer.

GOP seeks independent investigation of Holderupdated: Wed Oct 05 2011 07:08:00

The chairman of the House Judiciary Committee called Tuesday for the appointment of a special counsel to investigate whether Attorney General Eric Holder was honest when he testified earlier this year about his knowledge of a now-discredited federal gunrunning operation.

Is Eric Holder telling the truth?updated: Wed Oct 05 2011 07:08:00

Attorney General Eric Holder says he only knew about "Fast and Furious" weeks before lawmakers questioned him about it.

Holder: 'Fast and Furious' operation didn't reach DOJ 'upper levels'updated: Wed Sep 07 2011 19:09:00

In his first public comments since a personnel shakeup over the controversial "Fast and Furious" operation by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, Attorney General Eric Holder said ongoing investigations will find involvement did not reach "the upper levels" of the Justice Department.

FBI busts dozens in 'horrific' porn ringupdated: Wed Aug 03 2011 19:58:00

More than 70 people have been indicted in an online global child pornography ring. CNN's Jeanne Meserve reports.

72 charged in online global child porn ringupdated: Wed Aug 03 2011 19:58:00

More than 50 members of a child pornography ring who engaged in what authorities describe as "horrific" and "unspeakable" crimes have been arrested for sexually exploiting children from 12 years old to as young as infants.

Holder vows to keep fighting for terror trials in civilian courtsupdated: Fri Jun 17 2011 10:52:00

Attorney General Eric Holder promised an audience of progressives and liberals Thursday that he will not abandon the fight to steer accused terrorists to civilian court trials rather than military tribunals.

Holder to oil fraud panel: Report if gas prices don't fallupdated: Fri May 06 2011 19:41:00

Attorney General Eric Holder on Friday ordered the newly formed government working group investigating oil and gas prices to make sure gasoline prices are dropping after this week's sudden decline in crude oil prices.

Attorney General Holder cites "disturbing" information on gas pricesupdated: Tue Apr 26 2011 17:43:00

Attorney General Eric Holder said Tuesday "there are a couple of things that are disturbing" as the government launches its oil and gas fraud task force investigation into sharply rising gasoline prices.

In speech, Holder sets priorities, trajectory for Justice Departmentupdated: Mon Apr 25 2011 17:22:00

Seeking to put the stinging defeat of Guantanamo and 9/11 trial venues behind him, Attorney General Eric Holder Monday set a new, less controversial course for the Justice Department for the rest of his term.

Holder announces safety initiative after rise in officer deathsupdated: Tue Mar 22 2011 19:15:00

Attorney General Eric Holder announced a Law Enforcement Safety Initiative Tuesday, calling the number of law enforcement officers killed in the United States so far this year "simply unacceptable."

Ten charged in U.S. killings in Mexico; among 35 gang members indictedupdated: Wed Mar 09 2011 18:46:00

Ten Mexican nationals have been charged with last year's killings of three Americans connected to the U.S. Consulate in Juarez, Mexico, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder announced Wednesday.

DOJ: 'Marriage Act unconstitutional'updated: Wed Mar 02 2011 01:20:00

Attorney General Eric Holder says the Justice Department will not uphold the Defense of Marriage Act.

Holder gets a grilling from Republicans during budget hearingupdated: Wed Mar 02 2011 01:20:00

Attorney General Eric Holder sought to defend his department's budget request Tuesday in a House subcommittee hearing that veered directly into several hot-button issues, including the Obama administration's recent decision to no longer defend a key portion of a federal law barring recognition of gay marriage.

9/11 suspects wait for day in courtupdated: Fri Feb 18 2011 13:00:00

Since November 2009, Attorney General Eric Holder has promised that the alleged 9/11 suspects would be prosecuted.

Swift justice? Still no decision on trial for accused 9/11 terroristsupdated: Fri Feb 18 2011 13:00:00

Attorney General Eric Holder gripped a black folder in his right hand as he walked briskly into the Justice Department's briefing room on the morning of Friday the 13th in November 2009.

Holder cites 'senseless and shameful' act in Tucsonupdated: Wed Jan 12 2011 05:28:00

Attorney General Eric Holder, who will ultimately decide what penalty federal prosecutors will seek against the alleged Tucson killer, Tuesday called the shooting a "senseless and shameful act of violence."

Analysis: Holder braces for 'bumpier' road as GOP controls Houseupdated: Tue Jan 04 2011 21:31:00

"It could be a bumpier road," a smiling Attorney General Eric Holder said to a reporter in a recent casual conversation at the Justice Department.

New Congress sets its eyes on oversightupdated: Sun Jan 02 2011 11:17:00

The new Republican-majority House will vote on repealing or changing last year's health care overhaul before the State of the Union address, Rep. Fred Upton, incoming chairman of the energy and commerce committee, said on "Fox News Sunday."

Holder, Sebelius defend health care reform law after judge's rulingupdated: Tue Dec 14 2010 07:39:00

One day after a Virginia federal judge ruled a key part of President Barack Obama's health care reform law was unconstitutional, two members of Obama's administration spoke out publicly defending the law.

CNNMoney: U.S. fraud probe: $10 billion in swindlingupdated: Mon Dec 06 2010 14:32:00

More than 300 people have been charged criminally and 189 are facing civil penalties as the result of the first batch of investigations by the Financial Fraud Enforcement Task Force created in 2009, Attorney General Eric Holder said Monday.

Federal fraud task force touts successes in cases involving billionsupdated: Mon Dec 06 2010 13:16:00

More than 300 people have been charged criminally and 189 are facing civil penalties as the result of the first batch of investigations by the Financial Fraud Enforcement Task Force created in 2009, Attorney General Eric Holder said Monday.

Holder says feds close to 9/11 trial decisionupdated: Wed Nov 10 2010 17:05:00

Attorney General Eric Holder said Wednesday the Justice Department is "close to a decision" on whether alleged 9/11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed should be tried in a military court or a civilian one either in New York City or elsewhere in the United States.

Holder: Feds would enforce drug laws if California legalizes potupdated: Sat Oct 16 2010 10:00:00

The federal government will continue to enforce federal marijuana laws in California even if the state legalizes pot through a ballot initiative next month, Attorney General Eric Holder said in a letter obtained Friday by CNN.

Holder rejects charge victim's race is factor in civil rights casesupdated: Mon Oct 04 2010 18:09:00

Attorney General Eric Holder emphatically rejected Monday the charge that his Justice Department's Civil Rights Division considers the race of an alleged victim when deciding which cases to pursue.

Holder unveils child protection strategyupdated: Tue Aug 03 2010 06:59:00

Attorney General Eric Holder says its time for a new "national strategy" to combat child exploitation.

U.S. attorney general to address African Union summit Sundayupdated: Fri Jul 23 2010 15:29:00

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder plans to visit Uganda just two weeks after a deadly bomb attack in Kampala, according to the Justice Department.

Holder leads celebration of gay rights in Justice Department ceremonyupdated: Mon Jun 21 2010 14:09:00

A crowd of gay and lesbian Justice Department employees and their supporters enthusiastically cheered Attorney General Eric Holder on Monday as he vowed to strictly enforce a new federal law designed to protect them.

Holder: 2,200 arrested in drug probeupdated: Thu Jun 10 2010 22:03:00

Atty. Gen. Eric Holder says 2,200 people were arrested on drug-related charges in a probe called Projective Deliverance.

Holder: Border shooting 'extremely regrettable,' FBI investigatingupdated: Thu Jun 10 2010 12:49:00

Attorney General Eric Holder on Thursday declared the fatal shooting of a Mexican teenager at the border "extremely regrettable," and said the FBI was leading an investigation into the incident involving the U.S. Border Patrol.

Holder vows to Arab Americans to prosecute hate crimesupdated: Fri Jun 04 2010 22:01:00

Attorney General Eric Holder on Friday vowed to prosecute hate crimes aimed at Arabs, Muslims and Sikhs in the United States, as he marked the anniversary of President Barack Obama's speech in Egypt on American and Muslim relations in Egypt, urging peaceful and civil connections.

Feds open criminal oil spill probeupdated: Tue Jun 01 2010 19:11:00

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder says the government is pursuing criminal and civil investigations into the oil spill.

Feds have launched criminal oil spill investigation, AG saysupdated: Tue Jun 01 2010 19:11:00

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder said Tuesday the Justice Department has launched a criminal investigation into the massive oil spill spreading through the Gulf of Mexico.

Holder to review legal options in Gulf oil spillupdated: Tue Jun 01 2010 11:38:00

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder will head to the Gulf Coast Tuesday to survey the BP oil spill and meet with state attorneys general and federal prosecutors from Louisiana, Alabama and Mississippi, according to the Justice Department.

Police chiefs warn of Arizona immigration law problemsupdated: Wed May 26 2010 16:25:00

Arizona's controversial new immigration law could harm local law enforcement efforts, a delegation of police chiefs from across the country told Attorney General Eric Holder in a closed-door meeting Wednesday.

Holder: Handling of would-be bomber consistent with past policyupdated: Wed Feb 03 2010 17:21:00

Attorney General Eric Holder challenged his leading Republican critics Wednesday over the handling of the failed Christmas Day bomber, defending his decision to provide the suspect with Miranda warnings and charge him in a civilian court.

Holder defends 9/11 trialupdated: Wed Nov 18 2009 21:20:00

Attorney General Eric Holder defends his decision to try suspected terrorists behind the 9/11 attacks in federal court.

Holder defends decision to try accused 9/11 terrorists in New Yorkupdated: Wed Nov 18 2009 21:20:00

Attorney General Eric Holder defended his decision Wednesday to try five suspected 9/11 terrorists in civilian court. Faced with bitter criticism from Republican senators at a contentious hearing, he insisted his decision reflects his conviction that a civilian trial represents the best chance for a successful outcome.

Trial for 9/11 suspectsupdated: Fri Nov 13 2009 17:06:00

Suspected terrorists alleged to be behind the 9/11 attacks will stand trial in New York.

Politicians rip decision on terrorism trialsupdated: Fri Nov 13 2009 17:06:00

Several members of Congress ripped Attorney General Eric Holder's decision Friday to try five suspected 9/11 terrorists in civilian court.

Hate crimes extended to LGBTupdated: Fri Oct 23 2009 04:41:00

Congress passed a bill extending hate crimes laws to cover gays, lesbians, bisexuals and transgendered people.

Attorney general announces limits on 'state secrets' defenseupdated: Wed Sep 23 2009 16:43:00

Attorney General Eric Holder announced limits Wednesday on the use of the "state secrets" defense, which can block courts from considering cases in which government secrets could be released.

Holder pushes for hate-crimes law; GOP unpersuadedupdated: Thu Jun 25 2009 16:29:00

Attorney General Eric Holder stepped up his call for the passage of federal hate crimes legislation Thursday, arguing that the federal government needs to take a stronger stand against criminal activity fueled by bias and bigotry.

Holder again urges stronger hate-crime legislationupdated: Tue Jun 16 2009 17:59:00

Citing three recent fatal shootings fueled by hatred and simmering anger, Attorney General Eric Holder vowed Tuesday a stepped-up effort to enforce civil rights protections, and he renewed his call for expanding hate-crimes laws.

Holder: Suspected Gitmo terrorists won't be freed in U.S.updated: Sat May 16 2009 00:59:00

Attorney General Eric Holder, faced with bipartisan resistance, promised a Senate committee Thursday he will not release suspected terrorists held at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, into the United States.

Holder seeks help from Europe to relocate Guantanamo detaineesupdated: Wed Apr 29 2009 18:03:00

Attorney General Eric Holder, speaking in Berlin, Germany, on Wednesday night, appealed to European nations to accept some of the detainees held by the United States at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, to help the Obama administration close down the prison facility.

AG Holder hit from both sides over Bush-era memosupdated: Fri Apr 24 2009 03:58:00

Attorney General Eric Holder was decidedly noncommittal Thursday as he was buffeted on Capitol Hill by alternating demands to release -- or not -- more secret documents related to alleged torture, and to prosecute -- or not -- Bush administration officials who wrote and approved those documents.

'No one is above the law,' Holder says of torture inquiryupdated: Wed Apr 22 2009 18:47:00

Attorney General Eric Holder said Wednesday that he would "follow the law" as he weighed potential prosecutions of Bush administration officials who authorized controversial harsh interrogation techniques.

'Era of open government' behind information policy reversalupdated: Fri Mar 20 2009 02:21:00

To expand openness and transparency, the Obama administration has rescinded a Bush administration standard on withholding government documents, Attorney General Eric Holder said Thursday.

Commentary: Time for dialogue on race is nowupdated: Mon Mar 16 2009 17:03:00

Privilege can be a dangerous thing. It releases you from the task of thinking about things that others must. I am an African-American male and I am privileged. Not on race; but on gender, education, religion, income and many other areas.

Arrests 'crushing blow' to Mexican drug cartel, U.S. officials sayupdated: Wed Feb 25 2009 21:47:00

U.S. investigators have wrapped up a major 21-month drug-enforcement operation aimed at crippling a powerful and violent Mexican cartel operating in the United States, Attorney General Eric Holder announced Wednesday.

Holder 'impressed' with Gitmo, but still committed to closureupdated: Wed Feb 25 2009 20:48:00

Attorney General Eric Holder, just back from his first trip to Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, said Wednesday he is still determined to carry out President Barack Obama's order to close the prison, but admitted he was "impressed by the people," and said "the facilities are good ones."

Commentary: Americans are not cowards on raceupdated: Tue Feb 24 2009 09:35:00

First, we're a nation of whiners; now, we're a nation of cowards.

Commentary: Holder wants to tear down wall of raceupdated: Mon Feb 23 2009 09:12:00

In remarks delivered Wednesday to the Justice Department to commemorate Black History Month, Attorney General Eric Holder offered one of the most courageous and honest speeches on American race by a political figure in quite some time.

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