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Eric Holder Contempt Vote

Time for House Democrats to Unite on Guns

Josh Horwitz | Posted 04.13.2013 | Politics
Josh Horwitz

A new message will have to be sent to John Barrow and the other "Contempt" Democrats in the House: "The party does care about what your position is on guns" -- to the point that it will affect important future decisions like committee assignments and fundraising assistance.

Holder Accuses Republicans Of 'Proxy' Attack

AP | Posted 09.02.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Attorney General Eric Holder is charging that he's become a "proxy" for Republican attacks against President Barack Obama in an ele...

DOJ Won't Take Action On Holder

AP | LARRY MARGASAK and PETE YOST | Posted 08.29.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The Justice Department declared Friday that Attorney General Eric Holder's decision to withhold information about a bungled gun-tra...

What's Next After The Holder Vote

Posted 08.29.2012 | Politics

By LARRY MARGASAK AND PETE YOST, AP WASHINGTON -- The Justice Department has declared that Attorney General Eric Holder's decision to withhold info...

Michael McAuliff

Contempt Vote Timing A GOP Sop To Right-Wingers

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 07.06.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Republican-led House purposely timed its vote to hold Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt of Congress to come in the shadow of ...

WATCH: House Dems Walk Out In Protest Of Contentious Vote

Posted 06.28.2012 | Politics

While the House of Representatives voted to hold Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt of Congress on Thursday, a number of House Democrats walked ...

Holder: Contempt Charge Politically Motivated

AP | PETE YOST | Posted 08.28.2012 | Black Voices

WASHINGTON — Attorney General Eric Holder says the vote finding him in contempt of Congress was a politically motivated act in an election year....

Jennifer Bendery

House Takes Serious Action On Holder

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 06.29.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Republicans voted Thursday to hold Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt of Congress, an issue that has become so politicized t...

Urgent Fast And Furious Emails Revealed

AP | PETE YOST | Posted 08.28.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — "We need answers on this. Not defensive BS. Real answers." In email exchanges with subordinates in February and March 2011, Attorn...

Holder Vote Looming

Posted 06.28.2012 | Politics

By LARRY MARGASAK, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON -- Barring a last-minute deal, House Republicans plan historic votes Thursday to hold Attorney G...

Boehner Says House Will Go Ahead With Controversial Move

AP | LARRY MARGASAK | Posted 08.27.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration and House Republicans refused to find a middle ground in a dispute over documents related to a botched gun...

Issa Challenging Bold Obama Claim

AP | LARRY MARGASAK | Posted 08.26.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Obama administration officials and House Republican staff members Tuesday failed to resolve a document dispute that could lead to a...

House Set To Vote On Eric Holder Contempt Charges

Reuters | Posted 08.26.2012 | Politics

* Republican leaders set date for unprecedented vote * Documents sought in "Fast and Furious" investigation WASHINGTON, ...

Jennifer Bendery

Nancy Pelosi Says Contempt Vote Against Eric Holder Is Really About Voter Suppression

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 06.21.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) made a bold accusation on Thursday about what is driving Republicans to hold Attorney Gene...

Jennifer Bendery

Key House Leader Set To Hold Attorney General In Contempt Of Congress

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 06.19.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform will move forward on Wednesday with a vote to hold Attorney General Eric Holder i...