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NRA Spokesman: Obama Administration Once Again Misses The Mark On Stopping Violent Crime

Striving to take action where Congress would not, the Obama administration announced new steps Thursday on gun control, curbing the import of military surplus weapons and proposing to close a little-known loophole that lets felons and others circumvent background checks by registering guns to corporations.

08/29/2013

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Fed Judge: DOJ Drug Guidelines Are ‘Stunningly Arbitrary’ And ‘Deeply Disturbing’

A federal judge in Iowa has sharply criticized the U.S. Department of Justice for creating massive drug sentencing disparities by not having a policy advising prosecutors on when to double the prison time for repeat offenders.

08/28/2013

For nearly five years, government and industry officials have been exploring a variety ways to make it easier to find airliners and their critical "black boxes" when they end up in the ocean. (Credit: Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Gov’t, States Challenge Proposed Airline Merger

The Justice Department and a number of state attorneys general on Tuesday challenged a proposed $11 billion merger between US Airways Group Inc. and American Airlines’ parent company, AMR Corp.

08/13/2013

A House Republican committee report concludes that Attorney General Eric Holder gave deceptive and misleading testimony in May when he told Congress he had never been involved in a potential prosecution of members of the news media. (Photo by Tim Boyles/Getty Images)

House GOP Report: Holder Testimony Deceptive, Misleading

A House Republican committee report concludes that Attorney General Eric Holder gave deceptive and misleading testimony in May when he told Congress he had never been involved in a potential prosecution of members of the news media.

07/31/2013

President Barack Obama is promising not to let one election go by without protecting minority voting rights. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Obama, Holder Promise To Protect Minority Voting Rights

President Barack Obama is promising not to let one election go by without protecting minority voting rights.

07/29/2013

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McCain Urges State Legislatures To Review ‘Stand-Your-Ground’ Laws

Despite an outcry from civil rights groups, a call for close examination by President Barack Obama and even a 1960s-style sit-in at the Florida governor’s office, the jury’s verdict that George Zimmerman was justified in shooting unarmed teenager Trayvon Martin is unlikely to spur change to any of the nation’s stand-your-ground self-defense laws.

07/21/2013

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AG Holder: Martin Death ‘Unnecessary Shooting’

Attorney General Eric Holder says the killing of Trayvon Martin was a tragic, unnecessary shooting and that the 17-year-old’s death provides an opportunity for the nation to speak honestly about complicated and emotionally charged issues.

07/15/2013

Brushing aside Senate panel queries into whether he might step down, Attorney General Eric Holder suggested he would only do so because of “fatigue,” or when he has accomplished his goals. (SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images).

Holder Suggests He Could Step Down Due To Controversy ‘Fatigue’

Brushing aside Senate panel queries into whether he might step down, Attorney General Eric Holder suggested he would only do so because of “fatigue,” or when he has accomplished his goals.

06/06/2013

Appearing before a Senate panel, Holder also generally declined comment about a long-running NSA program to collect phone record of millions of U.S. customers of Verizon as part of an anti-terrorist effort, and affirmed he will not prosecute journalists for doing their jobs. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Holder: NSA Will Not Prosecute Any Reporter For Doing Their Job

Attorney General Eric Holder denied Thursday that the Obama administration is killing suspected terrorists with drone strikes to avoid capturing them and sending them to the Guantanamo prison it wants to close.

06/06/2013

Former Major League Baseball pitcher Roger Clemens and his attorneys, Rusty Hardin, right, and Michael Attanasio, left, arrive to speak to the media after Clemens was found not guilty on all charges in his perjury trial at US District Court in Washington, D.C., on June 18, 2012. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Justice Dept. Official Handling Journalist Leak Probe Criticized Over Use Of Gov’t Resources Going After Roger Clemens

Ronald Machen and James Cole have pursued their share of headline-makers, taking on between the two of them an All-Star baseball pitcher, government contractors, members of Congress, a federal judge and a mayoral campaign.

06/04/2013

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