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Attorney General Eric Holder addresses more than 700 young people during the Boys and Girls Clubs of America and the Close Up Foundation's civics education week at the Grand Hyatt hotel on June 26, 2012 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

White House, Republicans Fail To Resolve Holder Contempt Vote

Obama administration officials and House Republican staff members Tuesday failed to resolve a document dispute that could lead to a precedent-setting contempt of Congress vote Thursday against Attorney General Eric Holder.

06/27/2012

House Minority Whip Rep. Steny Hoyer (D-MD) speaks to the media December 21, 2011 on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Hoyer: Some Dems Will Vote To Hold Holder In Contempt For Fast And Furious

Now that the politically potent National Rifle Association is keeping score, some Democrats may join House Republicans if there’s a vote to hold Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt of Congress in a dispute over documents related to a botched gun-tracking operation.

06/26/2012

House Oversight and Government Reform Chairman Darrell Issa, R-Calif., gavels to order a mark up hearing on June 20, 2012 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

White House: Issa’s Fast And Furious Analysis ‘Absurd’

With a vote looming to hold Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt of Congress, a House committee chairman is challenging President Barack Obama’s claim of executive privilege, invoked to maintain secrecy for some documents related to a failed gun-tracking operation.

06/26/2012

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