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Contempt of Congress

Michael McAuliff

Republicans Vote To Hold Former IRS Official In Contempt | Michael McAuliff | Posted 04.10.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republicans on the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee voted on party lines Thursday to hold in contempt of Congress the for...

Ryan J. Reilly

Eric Holder Doesn't Respect Anybody Who Voted To Hold Him Contempt | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 03.06.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Attorney General Eric Holder will say it again: He still doesn't have any respect for the members of the House of Representatives who pu...

The NRA's 'Fast and Furious' Gun Walking

Robert J. Spitzer | Posted 08.29.2012 | Politics
Robert J. Spitzer

Just as the NRA continues to blame the ATF for the 2000 guns allegedly "walked" into Mexico, the NRA should take the real credit for the "walking" of hundreds of thousands of guns into Mexico, as American agents can do little more than watch.

Fast & Furious? Or Daft & Spurious?

Rick Horowitz | Posted 08.25.2012 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

Either way, it's a conspiracy beyond imagining! ...

Andrea Stone

The Slain Border Agent Whose Death Exposed Fast And Furious | Andrea Stone | Posted 06.23.2012 | Politics

Christmas was 11 days away, and Brian Terry was eager to fly home to Michigan for his first family holiday in three years. He couldn't wait to see the...

Holder: House Committee Vote 'Unwarranted'

AP | Posted 06.21.2012 | Politics

COPENHAGEN, Denmark -- U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder says a vote by a House of Representatives committee to hold him in contempt was "unwarranted,...

'Fast And Furious' Dispute Could Reach Unusual End

AP | LARRY MARGASAK | Posted 08.21.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — House Speaker John Boehner demanded Thursday that the Obama administration give in and turn over documents related to a botched gun...

Checks and Balances

Chris Weigant | Posted 08.20.2012 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Today's political commenters often misuse the concept of "checks and balances" to refer directly to politics. This is just flat-out wrong.

John Rudolf

Eric Holder Seeks Fast And Furious Deal To Avoid Contempt | John Rudolf | Posted 06.12.2012 | Politics

Attorney General Eric Holder said during Senate testimony Tuesday that he is willing to compromise with Republican leaders over a congressional probe ...

Michael McAuliff

Issa Wants Contempt Vote, But Boycotted When Dems Wanted One | Michael McAuliff | Posted 05.04.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Oversight Committee Chairman Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) is threatening a vote to hold Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt of Con...

Send Karl Rove to Jail!

Robert Greenwald | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Greenwald

This sounds like a dream, doesn't it? Well, it's not. We have a unique opportunity right now to send Karl Rove to jail, but only if we take immediate action.