Eric Holder

The Virginia Capitol House. (credit: Chris Jackson/Getty Images)

Va. Congressman: Investigation Into Senator’s Resignation is Politically Motivated

A Virginia Congressman says the federal investigation into a state senator’s recent resignation is politically motivated.

07/01/2014

President Barack Obama delivers remarks about the faltering immigration reform agenda to the news media with in the Rose Garden at the White House on June 30, 2014 in Washington, D.C. Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH) said Monday that the House of Representatives would not take up immigration reform legislation this year and Obama said he would continue to use his executive power to bolster enforcement on the southern border.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Obama: GOP Failed At ‘Darn’ Bill, Plans To Take Executive Action On Immigration

President Barack Obama announced that he will bypass Congress and take steps on his own to make the necessary changes to the immigration policy.

06/30/2014

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Sen. Reid Says He’s Received Mail Threats At Home

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid says he’s received threats mailed to his home that he calls “ugly, vile, vulgar.”

04/29/2014

File photo of United States Attorney General Eric Holder. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

AG Holder Urges Young People to Pursue Justice Department Careers

Attorney General Eric Holder gave a speech on diversity and inclusion, and urged young people to “consider careers here at the United States Department of Justice,” according to CNSNews.com.

04/24/2014

A police vehicle sits in front of the Jewish Community Center after three people were killed when a gunman opened fire on April 13, 2014 in Overland Park, Kan. (Photo: Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Holder to Deliver Remarks at Jewish Community Sites in Kansas

The Justice Department says Attorney General Eric Holder will travel to Overland Park, Kan., on Thursday to pay tribute to the victims in the shootings at Jewish community sites.

04/15/2014

Homeless woman injects herself with heroin.

Holder: Heroin An ‘Urgent Public Health Crisis’ Across US

Attorney General Eric Holder is calling the increase in heroin-related deaths an “urgent public health crisis” and says first responders should carry with them drugs to reverse the effects of an overdose.

03/10/2014

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 Released From Hospital After Feeling Faint, Short of Breath

Attorney General Eric Holder was hospitalized for several hours Thursday after experiencing faintness and shortness of breath at work, the Justice Department said.

02/27/2014

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

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

Justice Dept. Applies Same-Sex Rights To Itself

In an assertion of same-sex marriage rights, Attorney General Eric Holder is applying a landmark Supreme Court ruling to the Justice Department, announcing Saturday that same-sex spouses cannot be compelled to testify against each other, should be eligible to file for bankruptcy jointly and are entitled to the same rights and privileges as federal prison inmates in opposite-sex marriages.

02/08/2014

Suspected Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, 19. (credit: FBI)

Feds Seek Death Penalty for Boston Marathon Suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev

Federal prosecutors on Thursday announced they will seek the death penalty against 20-year-old Dzhokhar Tsarnaev in the Boston Marathon bombing.

01/30/2014

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