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Ryan J. Reilly

Eric Holder: Justice Department Media Probe 'A Little Out Of Whack'

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 06.06.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Attorney General Eric Holder said Wednesday he was "not comfortable" approving a search warrant affidavit for a Fox News journalist's em...

Frogs in Water About Our Freedoms

Tiziana Dearing | Posted 07.29.2013 | Politics
Tiziana Dearing

Three converging trends put me on common ground with your average Tea Party member for the first time in my liberal-New-England-elite life: government action, technological advancement and American attitude.

Lawmakers Introduce Bill In Response To AP Phone Records Seizure

The Huffington Post | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 05.16.2013 | Politics

Four members of the House of Representatives introduced legislation on Thursday that would prevent agencies from obtaining phone records from American...

Why a Media Shield Is Impossible

Peter G. Miller | Posted 07.16.2013 | Media
Peter G. Miller

There's a new urgency in Washington, a sense that the time has come to establish a national media shield that would protect news organizations and reporters from federal subpoenas and secret spying. It won't happen, certainly not in any meaningful way.

Obama Going Bulworth?

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 05.16.2013 | Politics

The New York Times reported that President Barack Obama has spoken privately of "going Bulworth," a reference to the 1998 Warren Beatty movie about a ...

Ryan J. Reilly

Holder Says Subpoenaing Hundreds Of Journalist Phone Records May Be Okay

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 05.15.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Attorney General Eric Holder told the House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday that he may be comfortable with subpoenaing the phone recor...

Eric Holder Grilled At Congressional Hearing

AP | PETE YOST and DONNA CASSATA | Posted 07.15.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Congressional Republicans and Democrats on Wednesday challenged Attorney General Eric Holder over the Justice Department's handling...

Michael McAuliff

Marco Rubio Slams Secret Subpoenas Against Reporters

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 05.15.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) delivered a blistering denunciation of President Barack Obama's Justice Department Wednesday, slamming investi...

Ryan J. Reilly

Eric Holder Confirms Who Authorized AP Subpoenas

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 05.16.2013 | Politics

Attorney General Eric Holder confirmed Wednesday that Deputy Attorney General James Cole, a longtime friend of Holder's and the number two official at...

Zach Carter

Obama Calls For Reporter Shield Law After Hampering Prior Efforts

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 05.15.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration asked Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) Wednesday morning to reintroduce legislation that would help reporters protec...

Holder 'Not Sure' How Many Times DOJ Sought Journalists' Records

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 05.15.2013 | Politics

Amid an unprecedented effort by the Obama administration to crack down on leaks of classified information, Attorney General Eric Holder on Tuesday sai...