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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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Tucson man sentenced to 18 years for child pornography

A Tucson man, who was a convicted felon, was sentenced in federal court Tuesday to 18 years in prison for accessing child pornography.

September 17, 2013 4:00 pm

Cochise County: No charges in 2011 border shooting

The Cochise County Attorney’s Office will not file charges against a Border Patrol agent who shot and killed a Douglas teenager more than two years ago, officials said.

August 23, 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
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!"

May 20, 2013 10:00 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…
Feds to monitor Arizona elections

Feds to monitor Arizona elections

PHOENIX — Primary elections in Maricopa County will be monitored by the U.S. Justice Department,

August 27, 2012 10:19 amLoading…
House sues Holder over ‘Fast and Furious’ records

House sues Holder over ‘Fast and Furious’ records

WASHINGTON — The Republican-run House has asked a federal court to enforce a subpoena against Attorney General Eric Holder. The subpoena demands that Holder produce records related to a bungled gun-tracking operation known as Operation Fast and Furious.

August 13, 2012 9:43 am Related Loading…

Justice Dept: Fast and Furious report distorted

WASHINGTON — The Justice Department said Tuesday that Republican lawmakers are engaging in distortions by asserting that Operation Fast and Furious arose from a strategy created by the Obama administration.

July 31, 2012 4:04 pmLoading…

Arpaio expected on stand today in profiling trial

PHOENIX (AP) — An Arizona sheriff known nationally for his hardline stance on illegal immigration is expected to take the witness stand Tuesday and face allegations that his trademark immigration sweeps amounted to racial profiling against Hispanics.

July 24, 2012 9:37 amLoading…

Arizona urgent care company reaches settlement

PHOENIX  — An Arizona-based company that owns urgent care facilities in several states has reached an agreement to settle allegations that it submitted false billing claims.

July 02, 2012 2:03 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…

Border Patrol union calls on Holder to resign

The union that represents Border Patrol agents in Southern Arizona and around the country called today for U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder to resign.

June 18, 2012 12:24 pmLoading…

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…

Republicans clash with AG on Fast and Furious

WASHINGTON — Attorney General Eric Holder clashed Thursday with congressional Republicans seeking more information about a flawed gun-trafficking investigation in Arizona.

June 07, 2012 4:07 pmLoading…

Dept. of Justice sues Sheriff Arpaio

PHOENIX — Federal authorities sued America’s self-proclaimed toughest sheriff Thursday, a rare step after months of negotiations failed to yield an agreement to settle allegations that his department racially profiled Latinos in his trademark immigration patrols.

May 10, 2012 11:08 amLoading…
Feds approve Arizona legislative maps

Feds approve Arizona legislative maps

The state’s new legislative maps are official.

April 26, 2012 11:28 amLoading…

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…

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