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Holder Nomination

Sam Stein

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

Sam Stein

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

Specter Holder Opposition Leaves Him Alone On Island | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Eric Holder's nomination as Attorney General gained a bit more steam on Tuesday, as two high-profiled Republicans offered measure of support that carr...

Sam Stein

Specter: "I Have An Open Mind" On Holder | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

After weeks of criticizing Barack Obama's choice for Attorney General, Sen. Arlen Specter may be softening. "I have an open mind" when it comes to Er...

Sam Stein

Eric Holder Nomination: GOP Casts Wide Net To Derail | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Senate Republicans are casting a wide net in their efforts to dredge up information that could be damaging to the candidacy of Eric Holder as Attorney...