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Eric Holder

  1. just asking questions
    Eric Holder on Rod Rosenstein, Working with Uber, and Prosecuting BankersA conversation with the former attorney general about the Russia investigation, his work with Airbnb and Uber, and his plans for 2020
  2. Wisconsin’s Supreme Court Election Is Going To Be A BarnburnerIn a closely divided and intensely partisan state, this judicial election will be among other things a tune-up for November.
  3. Court Orders Scott Walker to Hold Special Elections Republicans Want to AvoidScott Walker figures the best way to avoid embarrassing special election results is to not hold the elections at all. But a judge disagrees.
  4. street style
    Here’s Who’s Responsible for Barack Obama’s Cool New Style“He’s copying me in that regard.”
  5. select all
    Eric Holder, Uber Employees to Conduct ‘Independent Review’ of Sexism ClaimsThe company is moving fast following harassment allegations from a former employee.
  6. Obama’s Post-Presidency Plan: Challenge the GOP’s State-Level AdvantageRepublicans did a brilliant job of entrenching themselves in Congress and the states after 2010’s redistricting. Dems are playing catch-up.
  7. Eric Holder Admits Edward Snowden’s Leaks Were a ‘Public Service’But he still thinks Snowden should face “consequences.”
  8. Justice Department Will Release 6,000 Nonviolent Drug Convicts Late This MonthGreat news for the many real-life versions of Empire’s Cookie Lyon.
  9. Eric Holder Has Become a ‘Black Political Superhero’His exit is a glimpse into the grief two years from now when the first black family leaves the White House.
  10. Eric Holder: ‘I Think We Can Officially Say Now That Eric Holder Is Free’Loretta Lynch gets sworn in next week. 
  11. Senate Passes Trafficking Bill After a month of fighting, the bill passed 99–0. 
  12. Holder Reminds Federal Employees That Soliciting Prostitutes Is IllegalThe solicitation of prostitution threatens the core mission of the Department.”
  13. Cops Can No Longer Just Seize Your MoneyIt’s a thing called “civil forfeiture.”
  14. Eric Holder on His Final Battle As Atty GeneralWe protest. We get loud. We disrupt things.”
  15. Cleveland Police Will Get an Overseer The Justice Department will be appointing one.
  16. What Obama’s AG Pick Could Do in FergusonIn a talk from 2000, U.S. attorney Loretta Lynch outlined her preferred tool for tackling racial injustice in the police force.
  17. Meet Loretta Lynch, Obama’s Nominee for U.S. Attorney GeneralThe front-runner to replace Eric Holder would be the first black woman to hold the job.
  18. Justice Department Not at All Pleased With Michael Brown LeaksAn inappropriate effort to influence public opinion about this case.”
  19. Eric Holder Is Just About Done Being Attorney GeneralHe’ll step down as soon as a successor is in place.
  20. Why 46,000 People in Prison for Drugs May Get Out EarlyThe U.S. Sentencing Commission has reduced its recommended sentences retroactively.
  21. Eric Holder Backs Plan to Shorten Drug SentencesWhich would cut the federal prison population by 6,550 inmates.
  22. Justice Dept. to Give Gay Couples Equal RightsThat means the right to decline to testify against a spouse and to file for bankruptcy together.
  23. Holder Plans to Expand Limits on Profiling by Federal AgentsOr at least, that’s what he told Mayor De Blasio.
  24. United States Will Recognize Marriages of Utah’s Same-Sex Newlyweds The state will not.
  25. Some Republicans Will Try to Impeach Eric Holder, But It Won’t WorkTed Yoho’s fifteen minutes.
  26. March on Washington’s 50th Anniversary PhotosEric Holder and other leaders spoke about the continued need to fight for civil rights.
  27. Is Today the Beginning of the End of America’s ‘Tough on Crime’ Policies?The key question: How much have we given up?
  28. Holder Plans to Reform Drug SentencingIn an effort to reduce the prison population.
  29. U.S. Promises Not to Torture, Kill Edward SnowdenEric Holder wrote a polite letter to Russia.
  30. Reporter Compelled to Testify after DOJ Promises to Back Off ReportersAwkward timing.
  31. Holder Blasts ‘Stand Your Ground’ Laws After Zimmerman VerdictAs civil rights leaders plan a “movement for social justice.”
  32. Fox News Asks the Questions Nobody Else Is Asking Because They’re Dumb QuestionsWho is the bigger threat: Eric Holder or Ayman al-Zawahiri?
  33. Journalists Become Sources on Off-the-Record DOJ MeetingAfter colleagues boycott the discussion.
  34. News Media Unimpressed by DOJ’s Off-the-Record Meeting OfferThe AP and NYT have already said they won’t go.
  35. Eric Holder Once Ordered Investigation of Reporting He Now Wants to DefendThe Attorney General’s relationship with the media gets murkier.
  36. Eric Holder Let Darrell Issa Know Just How Much He Hates Him TodayShameful.”
  37. Eric Holder Has a Few Words for Rand PaulIt has come to my attention …”
  38. Eric Holder Gets Passive-Aggressive With Senators on Too-Big-to-Fail QuestionThe attorney general agrees that banks are too big, but implies it’s Congress’s fault.
  39. Eric Holder Calls Sikh Temple Shooting a Hate Crime at Memorial But stopped short of making a substantive statement on gun control.
  40. Justice Department Won’t Investigate HolderWho could have predicted this?
  41. House Votes to Hold Eric Holder in ContemptSeventeen Democrats voted in favor, while others walked out.
  42. House Wants to Hold Eric Holder in ContemptHe doesn’t seem super-worried.
  43. Obama Sticking With Embattled Ambassador NomineeAccording to David Plouffe.
  44. Eric Holder Launches National Security Leak Investigation [Updated]To be headed by the D.C. and Maryland U.S. Attorneys.
  45. James O’Keefe Proves That Pointless Form of Voter Fraud Is PossibleWell done.
  46. Obama Administration Justifies Killing Citizens as ACLU’s Jaw DropsAttorney General Eric Holder gave a speech defending the policy today.
  47. Eric Holder Says There’s ‘No Proof’ 9/11 Victims Were HackedSo far, that is.
  48. the wire
    Attorney General Eric Holder Wants Another Season of The WireJoin the club, Holder.
  49. 9/11 Suspect Khalid Sheikh Mohammed Will Get a Military Trial in Gitmo [Updated]Rather than a civilian trial at federal court in Manhattan.
  50. Obama Decides Defense of Marriage Act Is Unconstitutional, Orders Justice Department to Stop Defending It in CourtThis is big.
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