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GM Recalls 2.7M More Cars; ‘Major Announcement’ From Feds To Come At 11:15 A.M.

U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Acting Administrator David Friedman are holding a press conference.

05/16/2014

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)

Federal Judge Leaning Toward Allowing Obama’s Executive Privilege Claim In Fast And Furious

A federal judge says she is leaning toward allowing President Barack Obama’s claim of executive privilege in Operation Fast and Furious, the failed law enforcement operation at the center of a congressional investigation and subpoena fight between the Justice Department and House Republicans.

05/15/2014

Attorney General Eric Holder and Education Secretary Arne Duncan speak during a visit J.O. Wilson Elementry School on March 21, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Obama Administration Issues New Guidance Reminding Schools To Enroll Children Brought In US Illegally

Despite a 32-year-old court ruling, school districts continue to raise barriers to enrollment for children brought into the U.S. illegally, the Obama administration said Thursday, characterizing reports of hindrances as troubling.

05/09/2014

A newly declassified order reveals that the Federal Intelligence Surveillance Court (FISC) rejected a Verizon legal challenge in defense of Americans’ telephone privacy rights, instead ruling that the government is constitutionally protected in collecting billions of Americans’ detailed phone data.  (FREDERICK FLORIN/AFP/Getty Images)

Surveillance Court Rejects Verizon Privacy Challenge To NSA Data Collection

A newly declassified order reveals that the Federal Intelligence Surveillance Court (FISC) rejected a Verizon legal challenge in defense of Americans’ telephone privacy rights, instead ruling that the government is constitutionally protected in collecting billions of Americans’ detailed phone data.

04/29/2014

At a House Judiciary Committee hearing on Tuesday, Rep. Blake Farenthold (R-Tex.) refused to question U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, referencing that Holder was held in contempt of Congress, and that any other American who failed to comply with a Justice Dept. subpoena “would be in jail.” (Getty Images)

GOP Congressman Refuses To Question Holder: Any Other American ‘Would Be In Jail’

At a House Judiciary Committee hearing on Tuesday, Rep. Blake Farenthold (R-Tex.) refused to question U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, referencing that Holder was held in contempt of Congress, and that any other American who failed to comply with a Justice Dept. subpoena “would be in jail.”

04/10/2014

Attorney General Eric Holder stated on Tuesday that the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms and Explosives is currently exploring options for the use of domestic drones. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Holder: ATF ‘In Process’ Of Planning, Using Domestic Drones

Attorney General Eric Holder stated on Tuesday that the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms and Explosives is currently exploring options for the use of domestic drones.

04/09/2014

Attorney General Eric Holder told a Senate committee on Thursday that there is a “shocking” number of people who are using the U.S. Postal Service to send illegal drugs around the country.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Holder: Postal Service Mail Used For ‘Shocking’ Amount Of Drug Dealing

Attorney General Eric Holder told a Senate committee on Thursday that there is a “shocking” number of people who are using the U.S. Postal Service to send illegal drugs around the country.

04/03/2014

Sen. Lindsey Graham speaks as he takes part in a press conference with unseen Sen. John McCain at the U.S. Embassy in Kabul on Jan. 2, 2014. (credit: Noorullah Shirzada/AFP/Getty Images)

Graham: ‘The Legislative Branch Should Declare War On The CIA’

The head of the Senate Intelligence Committee accused the CIA Tuesday of criminal activity in improperly searching a computer network set up for lawmakers investigating allegations that the agency used torture in terror investigations during the Bush administration.

03/11/2014

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

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