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Operation Fast and Furious

Not Even James Bond Can Rescue Mexico's Image

Homero Aridjis | Posted 05.31.2015 | Home
Homero Aridjis

MEXICO CITY -- While James Bond is cavorting in downtown Mexico City among giant skeleton props, leaping over rooftops and jumping into helicopters in an fictional exercise the government hopes will bolster Brand Mexico, Mexicans all over the country are clamoring for a new deal and real justice.

Ryan J. Reilly

ATF: Agent Can Publish Fast And Furious Book - For Free | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 10.08.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives said Tuesday that it isn't suppressing the free speech rights of an agent who ha...

Ryan J. Reilly

ATF: Agent John Dodson Can't Be Paid For 'Fast And Furious' Book | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 10.07.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) is seeking answers after the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) told an...

Ryan J. Reilly

Fast And Furious Judge Slams House GOP Over Shutdown | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 10.03.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A federal judge has delayed the lawsuit House Republicans brought against Attorney General Eric Holder over the Fast and Furious scandal...

2 More Murders Linked To 'Operation Fast And Furious'

The Huffington Post | Hunter Stuart | Posted 07.06.2013 | Politics

Two more murders have been linked to a U.S. agency's "gunrunning" program, according to Department of Justice documents, the Los Angeles Times reporte...

Fast & Furious Figure To Be Sentenced

Posted 12.12.2012 | Politics

By JACQUES BILLEAUD, ASSOCIATED PRESS PHOENIX -- A man who bought two rifles found at the scene of the fatal shooting a federal agent north the Ari...

'Fast And Furious' Lawsuit Could Be Settled

Reuters | Posted 01.27.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Nov 27 (Reuters) - Lawyers for the U.S. Justice Department and for congressional Republicans told a federal judge on Tuesday that they a...

Investigators Release Massive Fast And Furious Report

Reuters | Posted 11.19.2012 | Politics

The U.S. Justice Department's internal watchdog on Wednesday referred 14 employees, including senior official Lanny Breuer, for possible internal disc...

Family Of Slain Border Patrol Agent Demands 'Accountability' For Fast & Furious

Reuters | Posted 11.18.2012 | Politics

By Paul M. Ingram TUCSON, Ariz. Sept 17 (Reuters) - Relatives of a U.S. Border Patrol agent whose murder in the line of duty was linke...

Issa Announces Action Against Holder

Reuters | Posted 10.13.2012 | Politics

* Issa says lawsuit against Attorney General expected Monday * Move follows June 28 contempt of Congress vote WASHINGTON...

Ignoring the Real Issues Behind Fast and Furious

Joy Strickland | Posted 09.17.2012 | Impact
Joy Strickland

Fast and Furious is another painful example of the giant chasm between the correct statement of the problem and the strategies employed to solve the problem.

Holding Attorneys General in Contempt

Anthony Gregory | Posted 09.02.2012 | Politics
Anthony Gregory

Liberals are right to criticize Republicans for politicizing Fast and Furious. Conservatives are right that Democrats would have called for Gonzales' head if he'd been implicated. Instead we should recognize that the executive branch, regardless of party, sees itself as above the law.

Playing Fast and Furious With a Man's Reputation

Norm Stamper | Posted 08.30.2012 | Politics
Norm Stamper

The country's interest is best served when both the executive and the legislative branches resist partisan showboating and rigorously defend against the politicization of the Department of Justice.

Mother Claims Son's Death Has Ties To Fast And Furious Controversy

Reuters | Posted 08.30.2012 | Politics

By Jared Taylor BROWNSVILLE, Texas, June 29 (Reuters) - The mother of a U.S. federal agent shot to death in Mexico last year said Frid...

What's Next After The Holder Vote

Posted 08.29.2012 | Politics

By LARRY MARGASAK AND PETE YOST, AP WASHINGTON -- The Justice Department has declared that Attorney General Eric Holder's decision to withhold info...

The NRA's 'Fast and Furious' Gun Walking

Robert J. Spitzer | Posted 08.29.2012 | Politics
Robert J. Spitzer

Just as the NRA continues to blame the ATF for the 2000 guns allegedly "walked" into Mexico, the NRA should take the real credit for the "walking" of hundreds of thousands of guns into Mexico, as American agents can do little more than watch.

John Rudolf

Eric Holder Contempt Vote -- Now What? | John Rudolf | Posted 06.29.2012 | Politics

In a nearly party-line vote, Republicans in Congress easily passed a measure on Thursday citing Attorney General Eric Holder with contempt for refusin...

Jennifer Bendery

House Takes Serious Action On Holder | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 06.29.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Republicans voted Thursday to hold Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt of Congress, an issue that has become so politicized t...

Ryan Grim

GOP Offers Crazy Conspiracy Theory On Fast And Furious | Ryan Grim | Posted 06.28.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Thursday's vote on holding the attorney general of the United States in contempt of Congress is being watched closely by the National Ri...

A 'Fast And Furious' Hypocrisy: Members Behind Holder Contempt Vote Receive Lots Of Campaign Cash From The National Rifle Association

Suzanne Merkelson | Posted 08.28.2012 | Politics
Suzanne Merkelson

Will Attorney General Eric Holder be a victim of the influence of corporate money in politics?

Holder Vote Looming

Posted 06.28.2012 | Politics

By LARRY MARGASAK, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON -- Barring a last-minute deal, House Republicans plan historic votes Thursday to hold Attorney G...

John Rudolf

Where Are The Witnesses? GOP Fast And Furious Probe Ignored Inconvenient Evidence, Democrats Say | John Rudolf | Posted 06.27.2012 | Politics

As Congress prepares to charge Attorney General Eric Holder with contempt on Thursday for his refusal to deliver documents tied to Operation Fast and ...

The Truth About The Fast And Furious Scandal | Posted 08.27.2012 | Politics

A Fortune investigation reveals that the ATF never intentionally allowed guns to fall into the hands of Mexican drug cartels. How the world came to be...

GOP's Obama Investigations Heat Up

Posted 06.27.2012 | Politics

By TOM RAUM, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON -- Contempt of Congress? Subpoenas? Stonewalling? Maybe there's a smoking gun in the Republican-led...

House Set To Vote On Eric Holder Contempt Charges

Reuters | Posted 08.26.2012 | Politics

* Republican leaders set date for unprecedented vote * Documents sought in "Fast and Furious" investigation WASHINGTON, ...