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Democratic Senator Calls On Holder To Consider Resignation

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 06.07.2013 | Politics

Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) advised embattled Attorney General Eric Holder on Friday to consider resigning amid controversies over the Justice Departme...

WATCH: Scarborough Weighs In On Holder's Chances

The Huffington Post | Ryan Buxton | Posted 06.07.2013 | Politics

After his involvement in a host of controversies in recent weeks, Attorney General Eric Holder may not last another year at his post, "Morning Joe" co...

Republicans Weigh Eric Holder Perjury Charge

The Huffington Post | Arthur Delaney | Posted 06.03.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republicans in Congress are investigating whether U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder committed perjury when he said he had nothing to do ...

Jason Linkins

Howard Kurtz Thinks Media Skipping Holder Briefing Are Just Trying To Be Hip | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.30.2013 | Politics

From the Twitter account of formerly hyper-employed media critic Howard Kurtz on Thursday: Seems like the "cool" media position now is to blow off ...

Jason Linkins

No One Should Attend The 'Off-The-Record' Session With Eric Holder | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.30.2013 | Politics

The Department of Justice would like the Washington bureau chiefs of various and sundry media outlets to attend an off-the-record meeting with embattl...

Holder Doesn't Cut It For Americans Focused On IRS

The Huffington Post | Ryan Buxton | Posted 05.30.2013 | Politics

Americans say the scandal surrounding the IRS' targeting of conservative groups is more important than both the controversy over the 2012 attack on a ...

Holder's Acute Apendulitis

Shan Wells | Posted 07.30.2013 | Denver
Shan Wells


Michael Calderone

NYT Will Not Attend Holder Meeting With Media | Michael Calderone | Posted 05.30.2013 | Media

NEW YORK -- The New York Times and Associated Press said Wednesday that they will not attend a meeting this week between Attorney General Eric Holder ...

Michael Calderone

U.S. Seized Phone Records For Fox News AND White House | Michael Calderone | Posted 05.22.2013 | Media

WASHINGTON –- The Justice Department seized phone records for numbers associated with Fox News and the White House as part of a leak investigation, ...

Committee To Protect Journalists Condemns Obama Administration

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 07.21.2013 | Media

The Committee to Protect Journalists condemned the Obama administration's media investigations on two fronts on Tuesday. The CPJ board sent a lette...

Obama Addresses AP Scandal During Press Conference

The Huffington Post | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 05.17.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama said Thursday a "balance" should be struck between national security interests and freedom of the press, in respo...

Don't Forget: Leakers of Classified Information Are Criminals

David Schanzer | Posted 07.16.2013 | Media
David Schanzer

The media claims an unfettered right to communicate with "confidential sources" in the government who are providing them with classified information. The media calls them whistle blowers. But there is another word for these individuals -- criminals.

Ryan J. Reilly

Holder Says Subpoenaing Hundreds Of Journalist Phone Records May Be Okay | 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...

Michael Calderone

Will Justice Department Target The New York Times? | Michael Calderone | Posted 05.15.2013 | Media

NEW YORK –- When Attorney General Eric Holder took reporters' questions Tuesday afternoon, several asked about the Justice Department’s sweeping ...

Michael McAuliff

Marco Rubio Slams Secret Subpoenas Against Reporters | 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...

WATCH: Holder Delivers Epic Smackdown To Issa

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 05.16.2013 | Politics

Attorney General Eric Holder had tough words for Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) during Wednesday's House Judiciary Committee hearing, criticizing the co...

Ryan J. Reilly

Eric Holder Confirms Who Authorized AP Subpoenas | 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...

Impeach the President!... But Make It Quick

Gavin Shulman | Posted 07.15.2013 | Comedy
Gavin Shulman

The point isn't to have one, it's to make it quickly and efficiently and then pin it on the president. To exploit a scandal for scandal's sake. Because scandals are the only way to shrink our deficit, improve our financial outlook, and allow the Dow to set all sorts of records.

Eric Holder: 'I Don't Know'

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 07.15.2013 | Media

Eric Holder had one answer and one answer only on Wednesday when it came to the Justice Department's investigation into the Associated Press: I don't ...

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...

Holder Facing Tough Questions

Posted 05.15.2013 | Politics

By PETE YOST, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — Attorney General Eric Holder is facing what is likely to be aggressive questioning by the Republi...

Jennifer Bendery

Senate Republicans Not Feeling The Outrage Over Raid On AP Phone Records | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 05.15.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Republicans have been outraged for months over the Obama administration's response to the Benghazi consulate attack. They're outr...

Michael McAuliff

Senate Dems Slam DOJ Over Secret Subpoenas | Michael McAuliff | Posted 05.15.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Members of President Barack Obama's own party slammed his Justice Department's secret gathering of reporters' phone records as inexcusab...

Dem Senator: Republicans Are Dropping 'Balloons And Confetti'

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grim and Will Wrigley | Posted 05.14.2013 | Politics

Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) said Tuesday that Republicans are basking in the series of scandals currently engulfing the Obama administration. "T...

Ryan J. Reilly

Eric Holder On AP Phone Records Subpoena: Trust Us | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 05.14.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Top advisers to the president defended the Obama administration on Tuesday from criticism that it had drastically over-extended its auth...