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  • Execs off the hook at S&P

    Execs off the hook at S&P
    You may have heard last week about a couple of big lawsuits brought by federal and state governments, alleging that the credit rating agency Standard & Poor's concocted a fraudulent scheme that contributed to trillions of dollars in investment losses...
  • Holder's 'Fast and Furious' testimony draws rebuke from victim's kin

    Holder's 'Fast and Furious' testimony draws rebuke from victim's kin
    The family of a slain border agent is blasting Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder Jr. for his repeated claims of ignorance about the tactics used in the botched "Fast and Furious" gun-trafficking sting. "If this is true and he did not know, then he should have...
  • Obama defends Atty. Gen. Eric Holder amid Fast and Furious probe

    Obama defends Atty. Gen. Eric Holder amid Fast and Furious probe
    President Obama insisted neither he nor Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder Jr. knew federal ATF agents were permitting illegal gun purchases on the southwest border, even as Republican lawmakers released new documents showing the attorney general was given general...
  • Holder decries 'gotcha games' in Fast and Furious testimony

    Holder decries 'gotcha games' in Fast and Furious testimony
    Atty. Gen. Eric Holder on Tuesday called a botched gun-tracking scheme hatched by officials with the Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives on the Southwest border “flawed inĀ its concept, and flawed in its execution” in testimony...
  • Atty. Gen. Holder accuses critics of politicizing 'Fast and Furious' case

    Atty. Gen. Holder accuses critics of politicizing 'Fast and Furious' case
    Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder Jr., under fire for his Justice Department's Operation Fast and Furious, accused his Republican congressional critics of politicizing the failed gun-tracking program and warned that many of the more than 2,000 lost firearms...
  • Eric Holder: U.S. can target citizens overseas in terror fight

    Eric Holder: U.S. can target citizens overseas in terror fight
    Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder Jr. defended the U.S. right to target and kill American citizens overseas in the war on terror, telling an audience at the Northwestern University law school that when those individuals pose a real threat to this country and...
  • Schwarzenegger, Bloomberg at White House for immigration meeting

    Schwarzenegger, Bloomberg at White House for immigration meeting
    Former Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger leads a list of 19 so-called "stakeholders" who will meet with President Obama at the White House to discuss immigration reform Tuesday afternoon. -------------------- FOR THE RECORD An earlier version of this story...
  • Ted Stevens dies at 86; Alaska's U.S. senator for 40 years

    Ted Stevens dies at 86; Alaska's U.S. senator for 40 years
    Former Sen. Ted Stevens, 86, who died in a plane crash Monday, was a brusque political patron who dominated Alaska's transformation from wild frontier to modern state until he became entangled in corruption charges. Stevens was the longest-serving...
  • Obama administration issues diversity guidelines for schools

     
    The Obama administration has released new guidelines aimed at encouraging school districts and colleges to keep and pursue policies that promote racial diversity....
  • Court asked to reconsider ruling on bone marrow compensation

     
    Bone marrow transplant: The Obama administration has asked a federal appeals court to reconsider its decision to allow compensation to people donating bone marrow cells harvested from their bloodstreams....
  • Voters aren't the only ones who need photo IDs

     
    Not surprisingly, the Obama Justice Department is opposing a Texas law requiring voters to show photo ID, claiming that it disproportionately disenfranchises Latino voters. It's the latest example of a familiar trope: Democrats oppose voter ID, calling it...