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Attorney General Eric Holder

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

Holder: Discriminatory Laws Don’t Need Defending

State attorneys general are not obligated to defend laws in their states banning same-sex marriage if the laws discriminate in a way forbidden by the Constitution, Attorney General Eric Holder told his state counterparts Tuesday.

02/25/2014

A coalition of African-American civil rights leaders and pastors announced a campaign to gather 1 million signatures to impeach Attorney General Eric Holder attempting to undermine states’ authority in attempt to “coerce states to fall in line with same-sex marriage.” (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Coalition Of Black Pastors Call For Holder Impeachment Over Same-Sex Marriage

A coalition of African-American civil rights leaders and pastors announced a campaign to gather 1 million signatures to impeach Attorney General Eric Holder attempting to undermine states’ authority in attempt to “coerce states to fall in line with same-sex marriage.”

02/25/2014

Attorney General Eric Holder delivers a speech at the Swedish Parliament in Stockholm, Sweden, on Feb. 4, 2014. (credit: Bertil Enevag Ericson/AFP/Getty Images)

Holder: State Attorney Generals Not Obligated To Defend Same-Sex Marriage Bans

Attorney General Eric Holder said Monday that state attorneys general who believe that laws in their states banning same-sex marriage are discriminatory are not obligated to defend them.

02/24/2014

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

Holder Calls On States To Restore Voting Rights To Ex-Felons

Attorney General Eric Holder called on a group of states Tuesday to restore voting rights to ex-felons, part of a push to fix what he sees as flaws in the criminal justice system that have a disparate impact on racial minorities.

02/11/2014

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Twitter Threatens To Sue Obama Administration Over Gov’t Surveillance Requests

Twitter is prepared to sue the Obama administration for the right to disclose more detailed information on surveillance requests it receives from the government.

02/06/2014

The head of the Senate Intelligence Committee said she's concerned about the idea that data collected from a National Security Agency program that harvests Americans' phone records might be stored by others.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Feinstein Warns NSA Critics: ‘New Level of Viciousness’ in U.S. Terror Threats

The head of the Senate Intelligence Committee said she’s concerned about the idea that data collected from a National Security Agency program that harvests Americans’ phone records might be stored by others.

01/19/2014

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) seal is seen on the lectern following a press conference announcing the FBI's 499th and 500th additions to the "Ten Most Wanted Fugitives" list on June 17, 2013 at the Newseum in Washington, D.C. (credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

FBI ‘Prevented’ 148 Shootings, Attacks In 2013

The FBI has helped to disrupt or prevent nearly 150 shootings and violent attacks this year, in part by steering potential gunmen toward mental health professionals.

12/16/2013

Multiple agencies within the federal government are accused of stalking and later causing a former contractor to be fired after Google auto-correct changed a search from “How do I build a radio-controlled airplane?” into “How do I build a radio-controlled bomb?” Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images)

Lawsuit Alleges Government Harassment After ‘Bomb’ Google Autocorrection

Multiple agencies within the federal government are accused of stalking and later causing a former contractor to be fired after Google auto-correct changed a search from “How do I build a radio-controlled airplane?” into “How do I build a radio-controlled bomb?”

12/11/2013

File photo of Attorney General Eric Holder. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

House Republicans Release Articles Of Impeachment Against Holder

Several House Republicans are formally calling for the impeachment of Attorney General Eric Holder, and plan to introduce their charges against him today.

11/14/2013

Warning to seniors on Medicare: If someone asks for your personal information for a state insurance exchange under the new health care law, he's probably a crook. Those exchanges don't apply to seniors. (Photo by Adam Berry/Getty Images)

Feds Warn ‘Obamacare’ Will Create New Scam Artists, Info Thieves

Warning to seniors on Medicare: If someone asks for your personal information for a state insurance exchange under the new health care law, he’s probably a crook. Those exchanges don’t apply to seniors.

09/18/2013

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