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  • As attorney general, Holder made friends, enemies and history

    WASHINGTON Attorney General Eric Holder leaves a mixed legacy of highs and lows as the nation's top law enforcement official. A ground-breaker across several decades, the 63-year-old Columbia Law School graduate was the first African-American to lead the...
  • Holder resigns; Senate battle looms over replacement

    WASHINGTON Attorney General Eric Holder announced his resignation Thursday, signaling an end to his six turbulent years in office and setting the stage for a potentially bruising confirmation battle in the Senate over his eventual replacement. "We...
  • Eric Holder: A legacy of highs and lows as attorney general

    Eric Holder: A legacy of highs and lows as attorney general
    Eric H. Holder Jr. is stepping down as the nation's 82nd attorney general after more than five tumultuous years. He leaves a legacy that will be praised by liberals and excoriated by conservatives. Here are some of the key points and issues of the...
  • Who will Obama appoint to replace Holder, and can the nominee get confirmed?

    Who will Obama appoint to replace Holder, and can the nominee get confirmed?
    Confirming a new attorney general to replace Eric Holder is certain to prompt a heated political debate during a robust post-election lame-duck session of Congress – one made especially more divisive if Democrats lose the Senate’s majority....
  • Conservatives cheer Eric Holder's exit: Why he was such a punching bag

    Conservatives cheer Eric Holder's exit: Why he was such a punching bag
    Atty. Gen. Eric. H. Holder Jr. has finally given conservatives a reason to cheer. He’s stepping down from his post as head of the Justice Department. “Good riddance,” wrote W. James Antle III in response to the news, saying, “The...
  • Republicans greet Holder departure with sharp criticism

    Republicans greet Holder departure with sharp criticism
    WASHINGTON - Seizing on news that Attorney General Eric Holder plans to step down, Republican lawmakers piled criticism on him over the Internal Revenue Service scandal, his handling of a gun-running probe known as "Fast and Furious," and a host of...
  • Bill eliminating ATF introduced in wake of botched operations

    A bill that would eliminate the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and fold its duties into the FBI and other agencies was introduced in Congress on Wednesday. The bill, by U.S. Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner, R-Wis., would impose an...
  • The lessons of Ferguson -- and Cincinnati

    O judgment! Thou art fled to brutish beasts, And men have lost their reason. --"Julius Caesar," Act III, Scene 2 ... What a surfeit of surreal scenes have been pouring out of little Ferguson, Missouri, these past few weeks -- as if they'd never end....
  • Essay: A presidency in the rough

    JAMES CITY This administration has been wrong about so much affecting so many. To quote Adrian Rogers (1931-2005): "It is better to be divided by truth than be united in error." I can only hope that in 2014 voters get caught up in the trust issue...
  • Seventh man indicted in slaying of Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry

    Seventh man indicted in slaying of Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry
    A Mexican man accused of assembling the crew of drug robbers who killed a U.S. Border Patrol agent in a 2010 shootout in Arizona was indicted this week, the seventh person to be charged in the case. Rosario Rafael Burboa-Alvarez, 30, faces federal...
  • Speak Out: Muddying the laws

    In response to "TRUTH ABOUT HOBBY LOBBY," The Supreme Court's ruling was not a great decision for "religious freedom for all." It favors one religious group over others, so there's no cause to rejoice, especially given our exceptional history to worship...
  • Suspect in border agent's death extradited from Mexico

    Suspect in border agent's death extradited from Mexico
    It was a bloody confrontation more than three years ago in the desert brush of Arizona about 11 miles from the border with Mexico. When it was over, U.S. Border Patrol Agent Brian A. Terry was dead and two weapons found at the scene would shine a light on...