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Despite my youthful appearance, I am old enough to remember when Jonathan Alter proclaimed the "Obama miracle" was a White House free of scandal.
So in the last 24 hours, the White House has called for reporter shield legislation , released tons of internal emails relating to the Benghazi! "talking points," and run off the acting director of the IRS .
He had to be reminded, but President Obama gave his vote of confidence Thursday to Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr.
The John Weld Peck Federal Building, shown May 14 in Cincinnati, houses the main offices for the Internal Revenue Service in the city.
While Attorney General Eric Holder's Capitol Hill appearance Wednesday was marked by a heated argument with his chief Republican critic, more and more Democrats are joining the fray -- in a sign that the Justice Department's seizure of journalists' phone records may trigger a bipartisan challenge to his leadership.
NPR legal correspondent Carrie Johnson reported on the IRS scandal on Tuesday's Morning Edition displaying an urgent need to spread some Bush administration into the story.
As new details emerge about the Internal Revenue Service's controversial practices of targeting conservative groups, the U.S. Justice Department ordered an investigation on the subject and Attorney General Eric Holder said Tuesday the department was coordinating with the FBI to assess whether or not any laws were broken and called the IRS's actions ... (more)
The most striking characteristic emerging from accounts of the IRS audits of the administration's political enemies is the sheer, unbridled malevolence of them.
Jodi Arias heads back to court Wednesday as jurors consider whether the death penalty should be an option for sentencing the former waitress after convicting her of first-degree murder last week.
A scowling Donald Trump raised his voice on the witness stand Wednesday while an attorney grilled him and then rolled his eyes at the "Apprentice" star's answers, leading a federal judge to scold both men in open court... A police bomb squad searched an apartment Wednesday afternoon after finding explosive material in a man's car and potentially ... (more)
Attorney General Eric Holder said Wednesday that his decision to remove himself from the Justice Department investigation into a leak that led it to surreptitiously collect telephone records from the Associated Press leaves him unable to respond to questions about it.
Eric Holder comes to Capitol Hill on Wednesday for a show of fireworks that could be unlike any seen in this Congress so far.
Apparently it never occurred to Attorney General Eric Holder that the Associated Press might be "too big to fail." If it had,then his Justice Department probably never would have investigated it.
It wasn't easy to take Affirmative Action to a more absurd extreme than electing Obama president, but for the kooks in charge of hiring at the Seattle Police Department, that was no reason not to try : In an effort to promote diversity on the force, candidates with troubled backgrounds will be evaluated on what they have overcome in their lives.
The Justice Department secretly obtained two months of telephone records of reporters and editors for The Associated Press in what the news cooperative's top executive called a "massive and unprecedented intrusion" into how news organizations gather the news.
TABLES TURNED: JUSTICE TO EXAMINE IRS ACTIONS a Attorney General Eric Holder announced Tuesday he has ordered an investigation into the IRS targeting conservative groups.