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Eric Holder Contempt

Mollie Reilly

This Is What Eric Holder's Legacy Will Be | Mollie Reilly | Posted 10.02.2014 | Politics

Attorney General Eric Holder, the first African-American to hold the top law enforcement position in the United States, announced on Thursday that he ...

GOP Lawmaker Introduces Bill To Withhold Eric Holder's Paycheck

The Huffington Post | Shadee Ashtari | Posted 04.17.2014 | Politics

In a targeted swipe against Attorney General Eric Holder, Rep. Blake Farenthold (R-Texas) announced legislation Tuesday that would prohibit federal em...

The Never-ending War on Eric Holder

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 07.30.2013 | Politics
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

he GOP's dogged vow to hamstring Obama with the odor of scandal and in effect straightjacket his presidency insures that Holder will continue to serve as a red herring to toss more mud on Obama and hope that it sticks. The never-ending war on Holder is a key part of that ploy.

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...

Holder Poll: No Real Opinions Formed Among Many

Robert M. Eisinger | Posted 09.10.2012 | Politics
Robert M. Eisinger

Polls are news, and are critically valuable for democracy. They often tell us about what we believe and why. But not all polls, even reputable polls with thoughtfully constructed questions, are newsworthy.

I Would Have Voted to Hold Holder in Contempt

Stanton Peele | Posted 09.01.2012 | Politics
Stanton Peele

I'd like to get to the bottom of how this mentality takes hold and drives such irrational and counterproductive policies even in a Democratic administration.

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...

Jennifer Bendery

Congressional Black Caucus Forces Vote On Darrell Issa's Treatment Of Eric Holder | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 06.29.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A day after House Republicans made history by voting to hold Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt of Congress, the Congressional Bla...

Did The GOP Overreach On Holder Contempt Vote? | Posted 08.29.2012 | Black Voices

The "Fast and Furious" imbroglio may have just gone sideways on House Republicans. Just prior to them leading a House vote for contempt against Attorn...

The Good Shall Triumph in the End: Lessons From Health Reform and Contempt Charges

Rev. Al Sharpton | Posted 08.29.2012 | Politics
Rev. Al Sharpton

Those who voted to hold AG Holder in contempt and conduct this ridiculous circus should take heed from Thursday's earlier lesson: justice will prevail. Even though it may have taken some time, and unyielding effort and patience, health care reform is now a reality. Progress is a reality.

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.

Erin Mershon

Democrats Cream Republicans In Annual Congressional Baseball Game | Erin Mershon | Posted 06.29.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The political scorecard stood tied: a Supreme Court victory for the Democrats, an attorney general contempt charge for the Republicans. ...

John Rudolf

Eric Holder Contempt Vote -- Now What? | John Rudolf | Posted 06.29.2012 | Politics

In a nearly party-line vote, Republicans in Congress easily passed a measure on Thursday citing Attorney General Eric Holder with contempt for refusin...

Michael McAuliff

Contempt Vote Timing A GOP Sop To Right-Wingers | 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 ...

Jennifer Bendery

House Takes Serious Action On Holder | 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...

A 'Fast And Furious' Hypocrisy: Members Behind Holder Contempt Vote Receive Lots Of Campaign Cash From The National Rifle Association

Suzanne Merkelson | Posted 08.28.2012 | Politics
Suzanne Merkelson

Will Attorney General Eric Holder be a victim of the influence of corporate money in politics?

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...

Jennifer Bendery

Black Lawmakers To Walk Out During House Contempt Vote On Eric Holder | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 06.28.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Congressional Black Caucus will walk out of the House chamber during Thursday's vote to hold Attorney General Eric Holder in contemp...

John Rudolf

Where Are The Witnesses? GOP Fast And Furious Probe Ignored Inconvenient Evidence, Democrats Say | John Rudolf | Posted 06.27.2012 | Politics

As Congress prepares to charge Attorney General Eric Holder with contempt on Thursday for his refusal to deliver documents tied to Operation Fast and ...

Rep. Issa Waging Phony Drug War

Rev. Jesse Jackson | Posted 08.27.2012 | Politics
Rev. Jesse Jackson

Harassing Eric Holder into resigning or pushing to have him prosecuted for contempt are clearly partisan strategies designed to obstruct this mission. In this election season, Republicans have abandoned all pretense of cooperation in a crisis.

GOP's Obama Investigations Heat Up

Posted 06.27.2012 | Politics

By TOM RAUM, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON -- Contempt of Congress? Subpoenas? Stonewalling? Maybe there's a smoking gun in the Republican-led...

Republicans: Contempt for Holder or the American People?

Robert Raben | Posted 08.26.2012 | Politics
Robert Raben

Congress is on track to find Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt. Given how contemptuous most Americans are of Congress, this week's mostly party line vote will be the political equivalent of the congressional pot calling the attorney general kettle, well, black.

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, ...

Slowing Down 'Fast and Furious'

Alan B. Morrison | Posted 08.25.2012 | Politics
Alan B. Morrison

This is a situation where it would be in everyone's interest for the House not to vote on the proposed contempt citation, if the committee really wants to see the relevant documents and not just get into an election year fight.