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Fast and Furious

Lucia Graves

GSA Hearings An Attempt To Label Obama 'Big Spender,' GOP Lawmaker Admits | Lucia Graves | Posted 04.18.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- After Republican lawmakers sought to tie the White House to the General Services Administration scandal, Rep. John Mica (R) on Tuesday c...

Two Wrongs Don't Make a Right for Issa

Josh Horwitz | Posted 06.18.2012 | Politics
Josh Horwitz

Why would a man in charge of an ostensibly independent, on-going investigation into the Obama administration appear before a special interest group that is openly hostile to our president and engage in a scathing attack on him, his attorney general and the Department of Justice?

Issa: We Are Moving Toward 'Contempt' | Posted 03.23.2012 | Politics

Congressman Darrell Issa told Fox News Thursday morning that he is moving slowly and methodically, building a case for Congress to vote on a contempt ...

Issa: 'We've Been Lied To' | Posted 03.17.2012 | Politics

California Congressman Darrell Issa has evidently gotten his “second wind” and in a Thursday evening interview with CNN’s Anderson Cooper regard...

Sam Stein

Daily Caller Reporter Gets Into Email War With DNC | Sam Stein | Posted 03.15.2012 | Media

WASHINGTON -- A private spat between the Democratic National Committee's communications shop and a reporter for the Daily Caller, a conservative-leani...

Calderon's Billboard of Crime Guns, and What It Means

Dennis A. Henigan | Posted 04.23.2012 | Politics
Dennis A. Henigan

The solution to gun trafficking to Mexico is also the solution to gun trafficking within the U.S.: stronger federal gun laws.

John Rudolf

Attorney General Holder Denies Fast and Furious Cover-Up | John Rudolf | Posted 02.02.2012 | Crime

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder denied the Justice Department was impeding a Republican probe into Operation Fast and Furious, the botched gun-traff...

Darrell Issa: Department Of Justice 'Has Blood On Their Hands'

Posted 03.27.2012 | Politics

Rep. Darrell Issa (R- Calif.), chairman of the House Oversight Committee, says that the Department of Justice has "blood on their hands" following the...

My 2011 "McLaughlin Awards" [Part 2]

Chris Weigant | Posted 02.24.2012 | Politics
Chris Weigant

This year we turn to the Democrats to find the winner of Destined For Political Stardom. If Elizabeth Warren manages to wrest Teddy Kennedy's old Senate seat away from the Republican usurper, she will indeed be on the road to Democratic stardom.

Mollie Reilly

FBI Director Challenges Top Republican's Theory On 'Fast And Furious' | Mollie Reilly | Posted 12.15.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- FBI Director Robert Mueller denied that his agency attempted to cover up evidence related to Operation Fast and Furious, denouncing Rep....

The GOP Hit On Holder Is a Hit On Obama

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 02.08.2012 | Politics
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

With the start of the 2012 presidential election weeks away and with the GOP's manic vow to make Obama a one term president, the hit on Holder is no different than the others. It's a hit on Obama.

Mexico's Drug War: Cartels Profit From U.S. Guns And Money-Laundering Help

Posted 12.08.2011 | Latino Voices

Latin American leaders have long maintained that the United States' voracious appetite for illicit drugs weakens their efforts to stem the narcotics t...

Mexican Drug War: U.S. Accused Of Laundering Drug Cartel Money

The Huffington Post | Gabriel Lerner | Posted 12.06.2011 | Latino Voices

In the beginning there was Fast and Furious, a botched operation carried by the Phoenix office of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosi...

Giffords' Shooting Survivors Ask For Senator's Apology

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 11.17.2011 | Politics

Survivors and family members of victims of the January shooting in Tucson, Ariz. that critically injured Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-Ariz.) asked Sen. ...

Be Furious Over Operation Fast and Furious

Diane Dimond | Posted 12.20.2011 | Crime
Diane Dimond

Our Justice Department refuses to reveal the creator or cost of Operation Fast & Furious. Why?

Inspectors General Save Taxpayers Billions, Earn Plaques From Eric Holder

Corbin Hiar | Posted 12.19.2011 | Politics
Corbin Hiar

Government watchdogs identified potential savings of $87.2 billion in 2010 in investigations of everything from defective drugs to disaster loan fraud, according a study by the U.S. inspectors general oversight organization.

Republican Attack on Eric Holder - Let's Stick to the Facts

Lanny Davis | Posted 12.13.2011 | Politics
Lanny Davis

If ever there is an example of hyper-partisanship, the recent personal attacks challenging the honesty and competence of Attorney General Eric Holder regarding the ATF's errors in its "Fast and Furious" gun-tracking program should be Exhibit A.

Issa Issues Subpoena For Eric Holder Over Controversial Gun-Running Operation

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 12.12.2011 | Politics

House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) Wednesday issued a subpoena to Attorney General Eric Holder, Jr. and ...

GOP Rep. Bashes Eric Holder: 'Is He Competent?'

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 12.09.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A key House investigator says he could send subpoenas to the Obama administration as soon as this week over weapons lost amid the Mexica...

Mexicans Irate About Fast and Furious, Wide Receiver

Aurelia Fierros | Posted 12.09.2011 | Latino Voices
Aurelia Fierros

Generally speaking, the Mexican population perceives the US high demand for illicit drugs, and the illegal traffic of weapons, as the main reasons for the bloodshed and increasing brutality south of the border.

Sam Stein

Eric Holder Hits Back At Rep. Who Called Obama Administration 'Accessory' To 'Murder' | Sam Stein | Posted 12.07.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In an aggressive bit of pushback to an oversight process that's tripped up his tenure, Attorney General Eric Holder lashed out at lawmak...

Sam Stein

Darrell Issa Pressed To Add Bush Administration Program To Fast And Furious Investigation | Sam Stein | Posted 12.05.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The long-simmering controversy surrounding the Department of Justice's Fast and Furious program took on a new level of import Tuesday am...

Reporter Claims White House Officials Screamed And Cursed At Her Over Story

Posted 12.05.2011 | Media

A reporter for CBS claimed that White House and Department of Justice officials screamed and cursed at her due to a story she was pursuing about a con...

GOP Wants To Investigate Eric Holder

Posted 12.04.2011 | Politics

House Republicans have asked the White House to appoint a special counsel to determine whether Attorney General Eric Holder lied during his testimony ...

Speaking of "Fast and Furious": NRA Leaders Well-Versed in Fomenting Foreign Conflicts

Josh Horwitz | Posted 11.13.2011 | Politics
Josh Horwitz

The NRA's sudden concern about the illegal trafficking of guns to dangerous people couldn't be more hypocritical. It turns out the NRA knows quite a bit about "wacked-out-schemes" that allow "evil people" to hurt "innocent citizens" in foreign countries.