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Holder Hearings

Jason Linkins

Slate's Lithwick On Holder: 'Hello, Legal Clarity'

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

When people talk about how "demoralized" the Justice Department has become under the Bush administration, they're not just being glib. Imagine if you...

Sam Stein

Holder: I Can't Beat Obama On Basketball Court But I Can "Hang With Him"

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A lighter moment during Eric Holder's confirmation came early on in the proceedings, when the Attorney General nominee compared his prowess on the bas...

Sam Stein

Holder: Waterboarding Is Torture, And The President Can't Torture

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The major hoopla surrounding the nomination of Eric Holder as Attorney General has focused on his role in the pardoning of tax-cheat fugitive Marc Ric...

Sam Stein

Holder: If My Independence Is Compromised, I'll Resign

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Midway through the day, Eric Holder's confirmation hearings have contained moments of contention and lightheartedness. But the one thread that stands ...

GOP Expands Planned Attacks On Eric Holder

The Hill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Senate Republicans have requested information about Attorney General nominee Eric Holder's role in the Elian Gonzalez controversy as part of a broad p...

Sam Stein

Leahy Buckles, Will Push Back Holder Hearings

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Senate Judiciary Committee will delay confirmation hearings for Attorney General nominee Eric Holder after all -- accommodating Republican concern...

Sam Stein

Leahy Won't Give In To GOP On Holder, Blames Rove

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee signaled on Friday that he will not acquiesce to GOP complaints and would stick to his original timelin...