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Eric Holder Fast and Furious

Shadee Ashtari

Eric Holder Blasts GOP Congressman And 'His Idiot Cronies' For Fast And Furious Probe, Emails Show | Shadee Ashtari | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Attorney General Eric Holder criticized Rep. Darrell Issa’s (R-Calif.) years-long congressional probe into "Operation Fast and Furious" as little mo...

Judge: Request To Hold Holder In Contempt Is 'Entirely Unnecessary'

AP | Posted 10.06.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge has rejected a request to hold Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt in a document dispute tied to a failed law...

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 ...

Ryan J. Reilly

House Republicans Want To Impeach Eric Holder For Refusing To Defend Unconstitutional Law | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 11.15.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A fringe group of House Republicans announced this week they will try to make Attorney General Eric Holder the first cabinet official to...

Yoho, Republicans Plan For Holder Impeachment

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 11.07.2013 | Politics

A group of House Republicans plan an effort to oust Attorney General Eric Holder by year's end, Rep. Ted Yoho (R-Fla.) told the Gainesville Sun. ...

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.

Judge Casts Doubt On Obama Administration's 'Fast And Furious' Move

AP | FREDERIC J. FROMMER | Posted 06.24.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — A federal judge seemed skeptical Wednesday of the Justice Department's bid to dismiss a congressional lawsuit seeking records relat...

Dem Rep Makes Case For Dismissing 'Fast & Furious' Suit

AP | FREDERIC J. FROMMER | Posted 12.19.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The top Democrat on a GOP-led House committee says that the panel's lawsuit against the Obama administration over records related to the...

Justice Department Seeks Dismissal Of Fast & Furious Suit

AP | PETE YOST | Posted 12.16.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The Justice Department on Monday night sought dismissal of a lawsuit by a Republican-led House committee demanding that Attorney Ge...

Fast And Furious Watchdog Testifying

AP | PETE YOST | Posted 11.20.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — House Republicans eagerly joined the Justice Department's inspector general in taking the agency to task Thursday for its bungled g...

Investigators Release Massive Fast And Furious Report

Reuters | Posted 11.19.2012 | Politics

The U.S. Justice Department's internal watchdog on Wednesday referred 14 employees, including senior official Lanny Breuer, for possible internal disc...

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.

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...

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 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.

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...

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 ...

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, ...