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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…

Arizona border shootings

Border Patrol agents shot three people in Southern Arizona between October and December last year.

September 26, 2013 12:00 am

Mexican government objects Justice Department's decision on BP shootings

The Mexican government objects to the Justice Department’s decision not to charge the Border Patrol agent who shot and killed a teenager at the border in Nogales, Sonora, in 2011, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a written statement.

August 16, 2013 12:00 am
Mexico objects to lack of charges in Arizona border shooting

Mexico objects to lack of charges in Arizona border shooting

The Mexican government objects to the Justice Department’s decision to not charge the Border Patrol agent who shot and killed Ramsés Barrón Torres at the border with Nogales, Sonora in 2011, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs says in a written statement.

August 15, 2013 11:24 am

GAO: Merger between American, US Air would affect 1,600 routes

A government review finds that the merger of American Airlines and Tempe-based US Airways would reduce competition on more than 1,600 routes traveled by more than 53 million passengers.

June 20, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Tim Steller: Every leaker acts out of own interests

Tim Steller: Every leaker acts out of own interests

Dennis Burke, the former U.S. attorney for Arizona, tried to undermine a whistleblower in the Fast and Furious gun-trafficking case by leaking a document to a journalist, but he failed.

May 24, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

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.

October 16, 2012 8:43 amLoading…
'Fast and Furious' report excuses Holder, slams others in Justice Dept.

'Fast and Furious' report excuses Holder, slams others in Justice Dept.

Inspector General Michael Horowitz referred over a dozen people for possible disciplinary action for their roles in Operation Fast and Furious. A report on the operation released today did not criticize Attorney General Eric Holder.

September 19, 2012 11:27 am Related Loading…

Justice won’t prosecute Holder for contempt

WASHINGTON  — The Justice Department declared Friday that Attorney General Eric Holder’s decision to withhold information about a bungled gun-tracking operation from Congress does not constitute a crime and he won’t be prosecuted for contempt of Congress.

June 29, 2012 1:37 pmLoading…

Congress holds AG Holder in contempt

Attorney General Eric Holder on Thursday became the first Cabinet member held in contempt of Congress, a rebuke pushed by Republicans seeking to unearth the facts behind a bungled gun-tracking operation and dismissed by most Democrats as a political stunt.

June 28, 2012 1:35 pm Related Loading…

House panel drops demands for some info in gun probe

WASHINGTON — A House committee is dropping demands for some of the information it has been seeking about a flawed gun-smuggling probe, a day after Attorney General Eric Holder offered to meet with Republicans and work toward a compromise.

June 13, 2012 3:51 pmLoading…

New Congressional Districts get federal OK

The Department of Justice has approved Arizona’s new Congressional district maps which had come under heavy fire from Republicans.

April 09, 2012 4:25 pmLoading…

House OKs redistricting funds

PHOENIX - Facing a threatened lawsuit, the state House voted 36-20 Tuesday to give the Independent Redistricting Commission another $700,000.

March 21, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

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