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White House: Eric Holder resigning as attorney general

President Barack Obama planned to announce Holder's departure later Thursday.

September 25, 2014 9:14 amLoading…
Feds mum on program meant to lessen crossers

Feds mum on program meant to lessen crossers

Sens. McCain, Flake seeking information on zero-tolerance program.

September 19, 2014 7:30 pm Photos

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Steller: Candidates lose when they pay own way

Steller: Candidates lose when they pay own way

Gary Kiehne nearly broke a persistent political trend. 

September 04, 2014 11:00 pmLoading…
Editorial: Justice Department investigation will have to expand beyond Ferguson

Editorial: Justice Department investigation will have to expand beyond Ferguson

The challenge in St. Louis, though, is that even if the feds and the local police reach an agreement outlining police reform measures in Ferguson, or St. Louis County, or both, such agreements will only tip-toe around the larger unsolved problem created by more than 150 years of division.

September 04, 2014 2:15 pm Photos

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Judge: Executive privilege likely for Obama in Fast and Furious probe

WASHINGTON — A federal judge says she is leaning toward allowing President Barack Obama's claim of executive privilege in Operation Fast and Furious, the failed law enforcement operation at the center of a congressional investigation and subpoena fight between the Justice Department and Hou…

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Gary Meinert: Use of force

Gary Meinert: Use of force

Almost daily I read comments regarding the Border Patrol by those who profess knowledge but  whose inaccuracies are taken as truths by readers.

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Feds: 19 years for ex-border officer in Arizona drug case

A former Customs and Border Protection officer convicted on charges that he let marijuana be smuggled from Mexico into southeastern Arizona should be sentenced to 19 years in prison, prosecutors say.

August 14, 2013 9:07 am

Attorney general's credibility crumbles amid contradictions

The following editorial appeared Wednesday in the Dallas Morning News:

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4 Americans killed since 2009 in US drone strikes

WASHINGTON — Four American citizens have been killed in drone strikes since 2009 in Pakistan and Yemen, the Obama administration acknowledged for the first time Wednesday. The disclosure to Congress comes on the eve of a major national security speech by President Barack Obama.

May 22, 2013 2:34 pmLoading…

No justification for subpoena of AP records

The following editorial appeared Sunday in the Washington Post:

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Fitz Blog: Scandalrama days

Fitz Blog: Scandalrama days

To stop leaks the White House recently created a plumbers unit and in the name of in the name of national security called G. Gordon Liddy out of retirement to serve as a special counsel to the President. Liddy said, "I'm happy to be back at work doing what I love.I feel like a kid again!"

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Push for fast approval of CIA nominee hits snag

WASHINGTON — A bid by Senate Democrats on Wednesday for fast confirmation of John Brennan’s nomination to be CIA director hit a snag after a small group of Republican senators and a lone Democrat engaged in a lengthy discussion over the legality of potential drone strikes on U.S. soil.

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George Will: Mountain out of a molehill

George Will: Mountain out of a molehill

The poet Carl Sandburg supposedly was asked by a young playwright to attend a rehearsal. Sandburg did but fell asleep. The playwright exclaimed, “How could you sleep when you knew I wanted your opinion?” Sandburg replied, “Sleep is an opinion.”

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Justice Dept. seeks dismissal of Fast & Furious lawsuit

WASHINGTON — The Justice Department on Monday night sought dismissal of a lawsuit by a Republican-led House committee demanding that Attorney General Eric Holder produce records about the botched law enforcement probe of gun-trafficking called Operation Fast and Furious.

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Holder is absolved of blame in report on gun-walk case

Holder is absolved of blame in report on gun-walk case

A U.S. Border Patrol truck blocks the road near where Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry was killed in an overnight shootout in December 2010 west of Rio Rico.

September 20, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Holder is absolved of blame in report on gun-walk case

Holder is absolved of blame in report on gun-walk case

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Holder is absolved of blame in report on gun-walk case

Holder is absolved of blame in report on gun-walk case

Federal agents and prosecutors in Arizona put the public at risk in their zeal to build big gunrunning cases in Tucson and Phoenix, a new Justice Department report says.

September 20, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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