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New limits on racial profiling released by Department of Justice

Washington D.c. - Attorney General Eric Holder's efforts to have the new limits on racial profiling to be finally pushed through are the result of an expansion of the Guidance Regarding the Use of Race by Federal Law Enforcement Agencies originally put in place in 2003

U.S. to seek death penalty for Boston bombing suspect Tsarnaev

Boston - U.S. Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. on Thursday announced that he authorized federal prosecutors in Boston to seek the death penalty against accused Boston Marathon bomber suspect, Dzhokhar A. Tsarnaev.

US DOJ will sue North Carolina over new voting restrictions

Nashville - The U.S. Department of Justice will file a lawsuit against the state of North Carolina on Monday to stop new voting restrictions signed into law by Republican Governor Pat McCrory in August, according to an anonymous source briefed on the lawsuit.

FBI interviewed Boston bomber in 2011 at urging of Russia

The Federal Bureau of Investigation of the US Department of Justice (DOJ) has confirmed that in 2011, it interviewed the older of the two brothers suspected of carrying out the Boston Marathon bombing.

Op-Ed: Legalized weed gaining traction

Despite the Department of Justice solidifying its position on the matter, more states are considering legislation to legalize marijuana,

Judge: Arizona free to fully enforce its immigration laws

Phoenix - Tuesday, an Arizona judge ruled that police can enforce the state's immigration laws. The Obama administration sued the state over the law that Arizona officials say is nearly the same as federal law.

Attorney General Eric Holder subject of federal lawsuit

Washington - Embattled Attorney General Eric Holder, already held in contempt by congress, is the subject of a federal lawsuit filed Monday by House Republicans.

AG Eric Holder found in contempt of Congress

Washington - Congress voted Thursday to hold Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt of Congress for failing to provide key information pertaining to Operation Fast and Furious, a gun-running program that saw thousands of weapons walk across the Mexican border.

Democrats gun shy on Eric Holder

Washington - President Barack Obama recently claimed executive privilege over Fast and Furious government gunrunning documents but that may not save his embattled attorney general, Eric Holder, from being held in contempt of Congress.

Congressional committee holds Eric Holder in contempt

Washington - A House oversight committee voted Wednesday to hold Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt of Congress for refusing to turn over documents related to the failed gun-running program called Fast and Furious.

Op-Ed: Is the White House leaking classified information?

Security leaks are becoming more blatant and revealing more classified information. The leaks are jeopardizing national security. Where are they coming from?

Florida to Eric Holder: States have right to purge illegal voters

Tallahassee - On the heels of Gov. Scott Walker’s victory over big unions in Wisconsin, Florida’s governor is tackling another bastion for liberal politicos.

Florida officials defy federal warning to stop voter purge

Tallahassee - Despite warnings from the Department of Justice and objections from county elections officials, Florida's Secretary of State plans to continue the effort to scrub the state's voter registration rolls.

Op-Ed: Washington DC: stranger offered Eric Holder's ballot

Washington - There are many in the U.S. who believe the right to vote – a right tens of thousands of Americans have died to preserve – isn’t worth the trouble of flashing a photo ID.

Documents alleging Holder's contempt go to House committee

Documents making the case for holding U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt of Congress were sent to congressional oversight committee members on Thursday.

U.S. activists illustrate ease of voter fraud

Washington - James O'Keefe, best known for secretly filming the community group ACORN, showed how easy it is to commit voter fraud when a man walked into a polling station and was given a ballot belonging to the Attorney General of the United States.

Holder: U.S. can legally kill American citizen terrorists

Chicago - In a speech yesterday, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder said the president can legally order the targeted killing of an American citizen abroad if that person poses a serious threat to the United States.

US Attorney General Eric Holder tours Vegas Fusion Center Special

Senator Harry Reid hosted US Attorney General Eric Holder at the Las Vegas Fusion Counterterrorism Center Friday, taking a tour of the facilities and viewing some of the equipment that officers use.

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