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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

Attorney General Eric Holder talks to reporters after meeting with House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Darrell Issa in the U.S. Captiol on June 19, 2012 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Holder Willing To Negotiate With House GOP Before Contempt Vote

House Republican officials say they’re willing to negotiate an end to a potential constitutional confrontation in a document dispute, but only if the Obama administration turns over more emails and memos related to the flawed “Fast and Furious” gun-tracking operation.

06/21/2012

Speaker of the House John Boehner speaks during a news conference on June 1, 2012 on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Boehner: Obama Administration ‘Bending The Law’ Over Fast And Furious

In a mounting confrontation with congressional Republicans, President Barack Obama invoked executive privilege Wednesday to withhold documents a House committee is seeking. The panel neared a vote on citing Attorney General Eric Holder for contempt.

06/20/2012

President Barack Obama delivers a joint press conference with Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos (out of frame) in the framework of the VI Summit of the Americas at Casa de Huespedes in Cartagena, Colombia, on April 15, 2012. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama: ‘I’ll Be Angry’ If Secret Service Prostitute Allegations Prove True

The Republican chairman of a House investigative panel says he’s concerned about allegations that Secret Service agents cavorted with prostitutes in Colombia, saying such activities would severely compromise presidential security.

04/16/2012

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