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Eric Holder Resignation

Brooklyn Prosecutor Emerges As A Top Candidate For Attorney General

Reuters | Posted 12.27.2014 | Politics

By Aruna Viswanatha and Julia Edwards WASHINGTON, Oct 27 (Reuters) - Loretta Lynch, the head federal prosecutor in Brooklyn, is emergi...

Here Are The Two Leading Candidates To Be The Next U.S. Attorney General

Reuters | Posted 12.14.2014 | Politics

(Updates with names of leading candidates) By Steve Holland WASHINGTON, Oct 14 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama is un...

Henry Louis Gates: Eric Holder Is The Obama Administration's 'Moral Compass' On Race

HuffPost Live | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 10.07.2014 | Black Voices

Attorney General Eric Holder’s resignation announcement in September spurred an outpouring of mixed emotions from politicians and public figures. Wh...

Replacing Eric Holder Without Displacing Voting Rights and Civil Rights

Rev. Al Sharpton | Posted 11.29.2014 | Politics
Rev. Al Sharpton

Our job is to ensure that his efforts continue on with the next AG, whoever he or she may be. We in the civil rights community must strongly advocate maintenance and continuance of a Justice Department that will fight aggressively in these areas.

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 ...

Paige Lavender

One Of These People Could Be Eric Holder's Successor | Paige Lavender | Posted 09.26.2014 | Politics

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder announced his resignation Thursday, saying he would step down from the role he's held since 2009 as soon as his succ...

Politicians React To Eric Holder Resignation

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine & Paige Lavender | Posted 09.26.2014 | Politics

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder announced his resignation Thursday, saying he would step down from the role as soon as his successor is confirmed. ...

Eric Holder's Successor Faces Array Of Challenges

Reuters | Posted 11.26.2014 | Politics

By Julia Edwards and David Ingram WASHINGTON/NEW YORK, Sept 25 (Reuters) - Eric Holder said on Thursday he would step down as U.S. att...

Holder's Legacy: Steering Away From the Drug War and Mass Incarceration

Bill Piper | Posted 11.25.2014 | Politics
Bill Piper

When it comes to criminal justice reform, Attorney General Eric Holder -- who announced today he will soon resign -- waged a revolution from within. Taken individually some of his work seems incremental. Seen as a whole it's quite bold.

Kamala Harris Says She's Not Interested In Eric Holder's Job

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 09.25.2014 | Politics

California Attorney General Kamala Harris says she's not interested in taking Eric Holder's job. Shortly after Holder announced that he would leav...

Ryan J. Reilly

Eric Holder To Resign As Attorney General | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 09.25.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Attorney General Eric Holder, the first African-American to hold the nation’s top law enforcement position, announced on Thursday his ...

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...

Valerie Jarrett: Eric Holder Not Going Anywhere

The Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 06.06.2013 | Politics

White House Senior Advisor Valerie Jarrett offered a full endorsement of Attorney General Eric Holder Thursday, telling HuffPost Live host Marc Lamont...

Sunday Roundup

Arianna Huffington | Posted 08.01.2013 | Politics
Arianna Huffington

This week delivered more attempts by the White House and Eric Holder at damage control over revelations of search warrants involving the AP and a Fox News reporter. Though outrage over the administration's overly aggressive approach to leaks is certainly justified (indeed, HuffPost has called for Holder to step down), the indignation coming from Republicans is DC hypocrisy at its worst. If they're truly disturbed by eavesdropping on the press, where was their outrage when George Bush wanted the power to eavesdrop on everybody using the NSA's warrantless wiretapping program? If they're so outraged about the politicization of the Justice Department, where were they when the Bush White House was involved in the firing of nine U.S. attorneys? Or when Karl Rove's deputy was giving a PowerPoint presentation to Government Services Administration employees on ways to help GOP candidates? As Milan Kundera wrote, "The struggle of man against power is the struggle of memory against forgetting."

Priebus Calls For Holder's Resignation After Scandal

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 05.14.2013 | Politics

Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus called for Attorney General Eric Holder's resignation Tuesday, saying Holder had "trampled on th...

Holder Hang Tough and Ignore GOP Calls for Your Resignation

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 08.22.2012 | Politics
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

Attorney General Eric Holder -- hang tough and ignore Florida Senator Marco Rubio and the soon to-be drumbeat of other Republicans sniffing your blood that will call for your resignation.

Michael McAuliff

GOP Senate Campaign Boss Flip-Flops | Michael McAuliff | Posted 06.13.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The head of the National Republican Senatorial Committee insisted he's capable of walking the fine line of calling for the resignation o...

Jennifer Bendery

Eric Holder: Sorry, John Cornyn, I'm Not Resigning | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 06.12.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Attorney General Eric Holder said on Tuesday he has "no intention" of stepping down, despite a top Senate Republican's demand that he re...