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Operation Fast and Furious

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  • Killing of Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry detailed in court papers

    WASHINGTON — "I'm hit! I'm hit!" U.S. Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry cried into the southern Arizona darkness that night, Dec. 14, 2010. "I can't feel my legs!" The 40-year-old Border Patrol agent, who was less than four years on the job,...
  • Fast and Furious gun dealer released from prison

    WASHINGTON — The firearms dealer caught up in the Justice Department’s Fast and Furious scandal has won an early release from prison after a federal judge ruled that prosecutors overcharged him in alleging he sold high-powered weapons to...
  • Justice Dept. to give $1.5 million for Newtown relief efforts

    Justice Dept. to give $1.5 million for Newtown relief efforts
    Three days after the nation marked the first anniversary of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, Justice Department officials announced a $1.5-million grant to help reimburse organizations that provided relief efforts to victims. The grant,...
  • Crony capitalism led to flawed Obamacare rollout [Letter]

    Crony capitalism led to flawed Obamacare rollout [Letter]
    Regarding commentator Jules Witcover's column on President Barack Obama's leadership, Mr. Obama's competence is in politics and campaigning; he is not a leader, a manager or even an administrator ("His cool gone, Obama needs to show competence," Nov. 18)....
  • Gun dealer in Fast and Furious case could be freed

    WASHINGTON — A firearms dealer convicted during the fallout from the government's failed Fast and Furious gun-tracking program may soon be set free after winning a court battle for a new sentencing hearing. A federal magistrate has ruled that...
  • GOP senator's changed vote puts ATF nominee on verge of confirmation

    GOP senator's changed vote puts ATF nominee on verge of confirmation
    WASHINGTON – B. Todd Jones is on the cusp of becoming the first Senate-confirmed director of the ATF on Thursday, after a fierce lobbying effort successfully swayed a single Republican lawmaker to change her vote. Democrats had expected a close...
  • Gun smuggling to Mexico dented, but hardly slowed, by border searches

    Gun smuggling to Mexico dented, but hardly slowed, by border searches
    NOGALES, Ariz. — Gun runners once were so nonchalant about driving into Mexico that one smuggler stashed a .50-caliber rifle on the top of the engine block of a sedan, the weapon visible to anyone who bothered to pop the hood. It was 2010 and word...
  • Charlie Dent attack raises question of who really helps terrorists get guns

    According to the left-wing organization Americans United for Change, Lehigh Valley Republican Congressman Charlie Dent is in cahoots with terrorists. "U.S. Rep. Charlie Dent seriously just voted to protect terrorists' access to guns," screeched the...
  • Rep. Cummings: Obama's defender in chief

    Rep. Cummings: Obama's defender in chief
    Rep. Elijah Cummings of Baltimore, now the senior Democrat on the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, has emerged as the leader and spokesman against what President Barack Obama calls "phony scandals." The committee's chairman, Republican...
  • Gun advocates should take aim at real scandals

    Gun advocates should take aim at real scandals
    Last month, I received emails from two people I know but who don't know each other: one a close friend and Second Amendment supporter, and the other a regular reader who sends me news items she believes the "liberal media" are willfully suppressing....
  • Obama has mishandled Syria

    Obama has mishandled Syria
    I am outraged by the use of gas by the Syrian government but equally outraged by the administration's mishandling of the whole process. Of course the U.S. should take some type of action ("Where is the outrage?" Sept. 4). But President Barack Obama should...