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Task Force Criticizes White House Over Press Freedom

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 12.18.2013 | Media

Buried deep in the report on NSA spying by President Obama's advisory board is a paragraph that implicitly rebukes some of the unprecedented intervent...

Sam Stein

Obama Wants 'Limited Flexibility' On Miranda: Gibbs

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

For the first time since news broke that the Obama Justice Department has used a "public safety exception" to effectively interrogate terrorist suspec...

Sam Stein

Grover Norquist: Torture Investigations Are "A Good Idea"

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

One of the leading conservative figures in Washington D.C. said on Monday that he supports Attorney General Eric Holder's decision to open an investig...

Dan Froomkin

At Best, A Baby Step Toward Justice For Bush's Torturers

HuffingtonPost.com | Dan Froomkin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

When it comes to the Bush torture regime, President Obama famously wants to look forward, not backward. But if the wrong lessons have been learned, th...

Sam Stein

Specter: "I Have An Open Mind" On Holder

HuffingtonPost.com | 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: Can GOP Stop Obama's AG?

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The fault lines over the confirmation battle for Attorney General nominee Eric Holder were drawn several weeks ago, when a series of Republican Senato...

Specter Attacks AG Nominee: He'll Be Obama's Yes Man

NY Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A leading Republican senator issued a broad attack on Tuesday on President-elect Barack Obama's pick as attorney general, Eric H. Holder Jr., question...

Sam Stein

GOP Signals Heated Confirmation Battle Over Holder

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

More signs have emerged that Eric Holder's nomination for Attorney General will face a bitter committee fight as Republican Senators on Thursday criti...

Obama's National Security Team

Huffington Post/AP/NYT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The New York Times, in previewing President-elect Obama's national security team, reports that several key members have more "hawkish" records than he...