Eric Holder

Protesters and onlookers stand during a protest of the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown by a Ferguson police officer, outside Ferguson Police Department Headquarters August 11, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. (Photo by Michael B. Thomas/Getty Images)

FBI: Possible Civil Rights Violations in Shooting Death of Missouri Teen

The FBI opened an investigation Monday into the death of 18-year-old Michael Brown, who police said was shot multiple times Saturday after being confronted by a white officer in Ferguson, a 21,000-resident suburb that’s nearly 70 percent black.

08/11/2014

Attorney General Eric Holder testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill on March 6, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Obama Administration Officials to Tour Md. Jail

Labor Secretary Tom Perez and Attorney General Eric Holder plan to visit a suburban Washington jail to highlight a program that’s intended to keep inmates from committing crimes after their release.

07/28/2014

File photo of a New York Police Department car. (credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Justice Dept. Monitoring NYC Police Death Probe

Attorney General Eric Holder says the Justice Department has been in touch with the family of a New York City man who died in police custody after an officer placed him in an apparent chokehold.

07/25/2014

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Holder: The Redskins Offensive Name ‘Ought to be Changed’

U.S. Attorney General was asked in an interview on ABC if he thinks the Redskins team name is offensive, and if it should be changed. His response was short and to the point.

07/14/2014

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

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