Attorney General Eric Holder

Attorney General Eric Holder. (credit: Bertil Enevag Ericson/AFP/Getty Images)

Holder: Mixed Record On National Security Issues

Attorney General Eric Holder was just months into the job when he announced plans to prosecute the accused mastermind of the Sept. 11 attacks and other alleged co-conspirators in a New York courtroom, rather than through the Guantanamo Bay military commission process.

09/28/2014

File photo of U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder. (credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Holder Says D.C. Should Have Voting Rights

Outgoing Attorney General Eric Holder says District of Columbia residents deserve representation in Congress.

09/26/2014

Attorney General Eric Holder is resigning after heading the Justice Department for six years. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

WH Official: Holder Resigning As US Attorney General

Attorney General Eric Holder is resigning after heading the Justice Department for six years.

09/25/2014

Attorney General Eric Holder makes a separated statement on the unrest after the unarmed 18-year-old Michael Brown was shot by a police officer in Ferguson, Mo. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Justice Department Opens Criminal Investigation Into American Journalist’s Beheading By ISIS

Attorney General Eric Holder said Thursday that the Justice Department has opened a criminal investigation into the matter.

08/21/2014

Attorney General Eric Holder shakes hands with Bri Ehsan, 25, right, following his meeting with students at St. Louis Community College Florissant Valley on Aug. 20, 2014 in Ferguson, Mo. (credit: Pablo Martinez Monsivais-Pool/Getty Images)

Holder: I Understand Why Many Black Americans Don’t Trust Police

To reassure the people of Ferguson, Attorney General Eric Holder reached into his own past, recalling the times he had been stopped by police officers who seemed to target him because of his race.

08/21/2014

File photo of U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder. (credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Holder Bringing Personal Perspective to Ferguson

Eric Holder talks about the nation’s civil rights struggles in a way no previous U.S. attorney general could — by telling his own family story.

08/20/2014

Demonstrators march during a protest on West Florissant Avenue in Ferguson, Missouri, on Aug. 18, 2014. (credit: Michael B. Thomas/AFP/Getty Images)

Dem Rep: Obama Doesn’t Need To Come To Ferguson, Would Add ‘Another Distortion’

A Democratic lawmaker from Missouri doesn’t believe President Barack Obama needs to visit Ferguson as violent protests over the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown by a police officer enters its second week.

08/19/2014

President Barack Obama and Attorney General Eric Holder speak on the situation in Ferguson, Mo., where nightly riots have occurred following the shooting of Michael Brown by police, prior to a meeting in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, D.C., on Aug. 18, 2014. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Former AG Gonzales: DOJ Mounts Aggressive, Unusual Response To Michael Brown Case

The U.S. Department of Justice has mounted an unusually swift and aggressive response to the death of Michael Brown, from an independent autopsy to dozens of FBI agents combing Ferguson, Missouri, for witnesses to the shooting of the unarmed black 18-year-old by a white police officer.

08/19/2014

Demonstrators protest the shooting death of teenager Michael Brown on August 14, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Holder Promises Brown Family Full Civil Rights Investigation Of Teen’s Death

Attorney General Eric Holder on Thursday promised the family of an unarmed black teenager shot by police in Missouri a full, independent civil rights investigation of his death.

08/14/2014

A Maryland middle school teacher has been placed on administrative leave after he allegedly authored two fiction books depicting a “futuristic school shooting” using a pseudonym.  (credit: Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

US Schools Safe Haven For Many Immigrant Children

After 14 years of separation from her parents and a harrowing journey across the U.S. border, Milsa Martinez finds solace in the northern Virginia high school where she’s perfecting her English and learning civics and math.

07/15/2014

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