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GOP's Orrin Hatch Supports Eric Holder, But...

Washington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), in supporting Eric Holder's nomination to be attorney general today, noted supporting words from Senate Republicans, espec...

Leahy Report Justifies Rove Contempt Charges

The Raw Story | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Senate Judiciary Committee is releasing a 60-page report justifying its contempt of Congress citations aimed at Karl Rove and other Bush administr...

Right-Wing Supreme Court Draws Ire Of Senate Judiciary Committee

Cristóbal Joshua Alex | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Cristóbal Joshua Alex

The Supreme Court has shifted dangerously to the right and is now the most pro-business Court since the monopoly greasing "Lochner-era" Court of the late 19th century.

More FBI Privacy Violations Confirmed

AP | LARA JAKES JORDAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The FBI improperly used national security letters in 2006 to obtain personal data on Americans during terror and spy investigations, Director Robert M...

Mukasey To Testify Before Senate Judiciary Committee

Politico | Daniel Reilly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Attorney General Michael Mukasey will testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee at the end of the month, his first appearance before the committee...

Specter Bothered By Mukasey's Answers On Waterboarding, But Will Vote For Him Anyway

AP | Hope Yen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The top Republican on the Senate Judiciary Committee said Sunday he is bothered by Michael Mukasey's refusal to say whether waterboarding is torture b...