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  • Benghazi case offers key test for D.C. prosecutors

    Benghazi case offers key test for D.C. prosecutors
    WASHINGTON — For years, the U.S. Attorney's Office in Washington has watched as authorities in New York and Virginia handled many of nation's biggest terrorism cases — even ones in which the District of Columbia was the target of planned...
  • Senators spar over the need for new voting rights legislation

    Republicans and Democrats in the Senate argued bitterly Wednesday about the need for a new law to protect the voting rights of minorities. The Senate Judiciary Committee held a hearing on proposed legislation to resuscitate a critical provision of the...
  • More smoke at the IRS — and not only from the hard drives

    "It's inexcusable, and Americans are right to be angry about it, and I am angry about it. I will not tolerate this kind of behavior in any agency, but especially in the IRS, given the power that it has and the reach that it has into all of our lives. ......
  • U.S. seized Benghazi suspect during fierce fighting between Libyan militias

    WASHINGTON The U.S. military seized a Libyan extremist accused in the September 2012 attacks in Benghazi that killed U.S. ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans on Sunday as the terror group he once led was locked in fierce combat with...
  • Suspect in Benghazi attacks, snatched by US military, to be tried in civilian court

    WASHINGTON The Pentagon confirmed Tuesday that U.S. Special Forces captured a top Libyan suspect in the September 2012 attack in Benghazi, Libya, that killed U.S. ambassador Chris Stevens along with three other Americans. It was the first time that U.S....
  • Robert B. Reich: Corporate wrongdoers must be prosecuted as a deterrent

    General Motors has fired 15 employees after an internal investigation into the company's handling of defective ignition switches that lead to at least 13 fatalities. But the only way to stop lawbreaking at GM or any other big corporation is to...
  • Need for federal shield law to protect journalists and sources becomes more urgent

    The following editorial appeared in the Miami Herald on Tuesday, June 10: A decision by the U.S. Supreme Court last week to blithely ignore the First Amendment rights of journalists and their essential need to protect confidential sources makes it more...
  • Federal antifraud initiative goes too far, banks say

    The goal of the Justice Department's Operation Choke Point was logical enough: Instead of the Whac-A-Mole approach to shutting down companies scamming consumers online, go after the financial institutions and third-party payment processors who give crooks...
  • 21 senators seek criminal probe of VA

    WASHINGTON A bipartisan group of influential senators sent Attorney General Eric Holder a letter Tuesday urging him to launch a criminal investigation of data falsification to cover up long waiting times and other alleged problems at Department of...
  • Obama administration's destructive war on media

    Few presidential candidates enjoyed better press than Barack Obama in 2008. He reciprocated by promising unprecedented "openness in government" and a new era of transparency. He has fallen far short of the promise. This administration has prosecuted more...
  • James Risen case: The Supreme Court stiffs the press -- or maybe not

    This week the Supreme Court refused to hear the appeal of James Risen, a New York Times reporter who has been fighting a subpoena seeking to require him to testify at the upcoming trial of a former CIA agent. Bad news for freedom of the press, right?...
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