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The GOP Will Still War on Lynch

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 06.24.2015 | Politics
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

Attorney General Loretta Lynch at long last won the first round of battle with the GOP with her confirmation. But it's only the first round. There are three reasons for their continuing war on her.

Eric Holder Shows Off His Basketball Skills

The Huffington Post | Amber Ferguson | Posted 02.06.2015 | Politics

During a visit to a San Francisco community center Thursday, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder played a round of basketball with local police officers...

Sunshine State Women

Jill S. Tietjen | Posted 12.21.2014 | Women
Jill S. Tietjen

In this blog, we'll learn about women who have been inducted into both the Florida Women's Hall of Fame and the National Women's Hall of Fame -- whose accomplishments have benefited women and life in the Sunshine State.

Politicians React To Eric Holder Resignation

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine & Paige Lavender | Posted 09.26.2014 | Politics

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder announced his resignation Thursday, saying he would step down from the role as soon as his successor is confirmed. ...

Two Major Lawsuits Filed Against ExxonMobil for Arkansas Tar Sands Spill

Steve Horn | Posted 07.01.2013 | Green
Steve Horn

As the Mayflower lawsuits proceed and the Keystone XL northern half decision approaches, Mayflower can serve as a teachable moment as it applies to Keystone XL. Or it can serve as just yet another lesson not learned. Class begins now.

Dust Off Those Poll Tax Laws, Dixie

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 08.31.2013 | Politics
Leo W. Gerard

As history has shown, radical Republicans won't be content with stealing the vote from the black guy down the street or that Latina woman at church or the college student next door or the senior citizen who relinquished his driver's license. They're coming for your right, too.

Holder: Contempt Charge Politically Motivated

AP | PETE YOST | Posted 08.28.2012 | Black Voices

WASHINGTON — Attorney General Eric Holder says the vote finding him in contempt of Congress was a politically motivated act in an election year....

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder Delivers Voting Rights Speech at LBJ Library & Museum

Elana Estrin | Posted 02.13.2012 | Politics
Elana Estrin

Nearly five decades after President Lyndon Johnson signed the Voting Rights Act, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder spoke at the Lyndon Baines Johnson Presidential Library & Museum on Tuesday, warning that Texas may be undermining that law.

Holder: Criminal Probe Of Wall Street Is Underway

AP | PETE YOST | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — Attorney General Eric Holder has confirmed that the U.S. attorney's office in the southern district of New York is conducting a crimina...