| Jul 19, 2011
| 4:33 PM
News Corp.’s independent directors this week retained the New York law firm Debevoise & Plimpton in an apparent defensive move amid the phone hacking scandal that continues to roil Rupert Murdoch's media empire. The development comes on the heels...
| May 15, 2012
| 11:13 AM
The downtown arena plan is dead, but the two sides in the arena battle have resumed throwing accusations at one another.
The pro-arena group Think Big has asked the Attorney General of the United States to investigate the Maloofs, the Kings owners, for...
| May 28, 2012
| 6:25 PM
Richard Sanders, who spent 15 contentious years on the Washington State Supreme Court before narrowly losing a reelection bid in 2010, is attempting a comeback.
“My voice isn’t there anymore,” said Sanders. “It would be a better...
| Jun 13, 2012
| 1:11 PM
So far, Eric Holder has been the only attorney general in the Obama Administration. President George W. Bush had three, John Ashcroft, Alberto Gonzales and Michael Mukasey.
Controversy seems to follow the office. Ashcroft championed the Patriot Act...
| Dec 13, 2011
| 9:12 PM
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 1
Has the feminist transformation of western society reduced men to a state of perpetual adolescence? YES says Kay Hymowitz, author of "Manning Up: How the Rise of Women Has Turned Men into Boys." NO says Marj Halperin of...
| Jan 30, 2012
| 2:54 PM
A couple of weeks ago, I wrote that if Mitt Romney won the South Carolina primary, the Republican presidential race would be over and he would be the nominee. But Mr. Romney didn't win, and that means it's time to consider the unthinkable: What would life...
| Dec 27, 2011
Newt Gingrich, the self-proclaimed "smartest guy in the room," may have outsmarted himself in his latest assault on the American judiciary, just as his front-running status for the 2012 Republican presidential nomination is shining a brighter spotlight...
| Dec 30, 2011
| 3:00 AM
Newt Gingrich, the self-proclaimed "smartest guy in the room," may have outsmarted himself in his latest assault on the American judiciary, just as his newly acquired front-running status for the 2012 Republican presidential nomination is shining a...
| Dec 12, 2007
Lawmakers leading the Senate investigation of the CIA's destruction of interrogation videotapes said there were gaps in the testimony of CIA Director Michael V. Hayden on Tuesday and outlined plans to call a series of witnesses as part of an expanding...
| Jan 29, 2008
The government agency that enforces one of the principal laws aimed at keeping politics out of the civil service has accused the Justice Department of blocking its investigation into alleged politicizing of the department under former Atty. Gen. Alberto...
| Jan 14, 2009
When Eric H. Holder Jr. comes before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday for confirmation as U.S. attorney general, he needn't worry about a challenge to his qualifications. The panel has been deluged with testimonials to his intellect, integrity...