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David Iglesias Launches Campaign Against Right Wing Activists, Breitbart, O'Keefe, and Giles

John Atlas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John Atlas claims that when James O'Keefe and Hannah Giles secretly recorded Maryland ACORN's employees after entering their office they broke Maryland's Wiretapping and Electronic Surveillance Act.

Fake ACORN Pimp O'Keefe Tries to Seduce CNN Reporter

John Atlas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John Atlas

James O'Keefe, the conservative activist known for manipulating the mainstream media by making undercover videos that helped destroy the progressive c...

Fired U.S. Attorneys: Bush Administration 'Turned The Justice Department Into The Laughingstock Of The Country'

AP | ANDREW DeMILLO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Five of the federal prosecutors whose firings in 2006 sparked an investigation into President George W. Bush's Justice Depar...

How ACORN Helped Save New Orleans for Katrina Survivors

John Atlas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John Atlas

A week after Katrina hit New Orleans, Federal Government officials and private relief organizations were still discussing how to send aid to the area. ACORN had already moved into action.

DOJ: Bush U.S. Attorney Firing Was Inappropriately Political But Not Criminal

AP | MATT APUZZO and PETE YOST | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The Bush administration's Justice Department's actions were inappropriately political, but not criminal, when it fired a U.S. attor...

New Yorkers to Wall Street: Help with Foreclosures Or We'll Move Our Money to Banks That Will

John Atlas | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
John Atlas

Civic leaders across the country should follow the New York Communities for Change coalition's lead. Either big banks become part of the solution or the rest of us will have to Move the Money.

The Lynching of ACORN

John Wellington Ennis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John Wellington Ennis

Lost in all of the sensationalism and selective truths is that there has been no connection between ACORN and underage prostitution, until a kid walked in and started talking about it to anyone he could get to listen to him.

David Iglesias Joins Maddow For "Truth About The Lies About ACORN" Segment (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

David Iglesias, who was one of the U.S. attorneys (New Mexico) that the Bush Justice Department ousted for political reasons, joined Rachel Maddow ton...

Karl Rove, Rupert Murdoch and Media Bias

Rep. John Conyers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Rep. John Conyers

In Thursday's Wall Street Journal, Rove says that I owe him an apology for allegations made about him regarding the U.S. Attorneys scandal. If anyone is owed an apology, it's the Journal's readers.

Karl Rove Vs. ACORN

John Atlas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John Atlas

What the mainstream media missed in their stories last week about Karl Rove's involvement in the firing of US Attorney David Iglesias is that the former Bush advisor was specifically targeting ACORN.

Fired U.S. Attorney: "I'm Astounded" By DOJ's ACORN Probe

TPMMuckraker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

David Iglesias says he's shocked by the news, leaked today to the Associated Press, that the FBI is pursuing a voter-fraud investigation into ACORN ju...

Dangerous New Turn in Justice Department Investigation

David C. Iglesias | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David C. Iglesias

Last week, non-partisan investigators recommended the appointing of a special prosecutor to determine whether criminal laws were violated in my ouster and that of my colleagues.

Fired US Attorney: Ashcroft Was "Pushed Out" Because He "Refused To Sign Off On The Warrantless Wiretaps"

Think Progress | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In March 2004, then-acting Attorney General James Comey refused to sign an order extending President Bush's warrantless domestic spying program "amid ...

Coming this Sunday in New York Times: Fired U.S. Attorney David Iglesias Hits Back at Karl Rove, Others

Greg Mitchell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Greg Mitchell

In an interview in Sunday 's New York Times Magazine, David Igelsias, fired by the Bush administration in the U.S. Attorney scandal, tackles a wide range of issues.

Fired US Attorney: I Was Told My Firing "Was Political"

McClatchy | Marissa Taylor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A longtime protege of President Bush told former U.S. Attorney David Iglesias that he was fired for political reasons and that he shouldn't fight his ...

Justice Department Accused Of Blocking Gonzales Probe

LA Times | Richard B. Schmitt and Tom Hamburger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The government agency that enforces one of the principal laws aimed at keeping politics out of the civil service has accused the Justice Department of...

Dems Delay Miers Contempt Vote To Address Economic Crisis

Politico | John Bresnahan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

House Democrats will postpone votes on criminal contempt citations against White House chief of staff Joshua Bolten and former White House counsel Har...

Will Thomas

The Ghost Of Gonzales: Justice Dept Still Backs Controversial Voter ID Law | Will Thomas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Though Alberto Gonzales is gone, the Justice Department is still backing controversial voter identification laws that many believe are specifically de...