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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...