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The Maryland State Capitol Building in Annapolis. (Photo credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Jon Cardin Announces Bid for Md. Attorney General

Del. Jon Cardin announced his campaign for Maryland attorney general on Monday, saying the next person to hold the office needs to be ready to stop harmful computer activity like identity theft and Internet bullying.

07/22/2013

Attorney General Eric Holder says the FBI's criminal investigation of the Internal Revenue Service could include potential civil rights violations, false statements and potential violations of the Hatch Act, which prohibits federal employees from engaging in some partisan political activities. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

AG Calls Martin Killing An ‘Unnecessary Shooting’

Attorney General Eric Holder on Monday called the killing of Trayvon Martin a “tragic, unnecessary shooting,” and said the Justice Department will follow “the facts and the law” as it reviews evidence to see whether federal criminal charges are warranted.

07/15/2013

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D.C. Council Votes to Delay Election of Attorney General

The D.C. Council has voted to delay the election of an attorney general until 2018.

07/11/2013

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Local Healthcare Center Challenges New Abortion Regulations

The lawsuit filed this week in Arlington County Circuit Court claims there is no medical justification for requiring clinics to meet those standards, which cover such matters as hallway widths and closet sizes.

06/13/2013

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Obenshain Nominated by GOP for Va. Attorney General

State Sen. Mark Obenshain has won the Republican nomination for attorney general in Virginia 35 years after his father won the party’s U.S. Senate nomination.

05/18/2013

File photo of California Attorney General Kamala Harris. (Photo by Jerod Harris/Getty Images for TheWrap)

Obama Apologizes To Calif. AG For Comment On Looks

President Barack Obama has apologized to California Attorney General Kamala Harris for causing a stir when he called her “the best-looking attorney general” at a Democratic fundraiser they attended together this week.

04/05/2013

Attorney General Eric Holder speaks during a news conference at the Justice Department, on Oct. 9, 2012 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Holder Announces He Might Not Stay On As Attorney General

Attorney General Eric Holder might not be sticking around for a second term.

11/08/2012

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Terry Family: We Take ‘No Pleasure’ In Contempt Vote Against Holder

House Republicans have won a historic political fight to hold Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt of Congress, but the GOP likely is still a long way from obtaining documents it wants in an investigation of a bungled gun-tracking operation.

06/29/2012

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Congress Votes To Cite Attorney General Eric Holder For Contempt Of Congress

Setting up a potential constitutional confrontation, a Republican-controlled House panel voted Wednesday to cite Attorney General Eric Holder for contempt of Congress, just hours after President Barack Obama invoked executive privilege — for the first time — to withhold documents demanded by the committee.

06/20/2012

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