| Dec 16, 2013
| 1:34 PM
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...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 11:44 AM
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.
| May 8, 2014
| 1:25 PM
The Benghazi campaign will start soon and run until Nov. 5. Be sure to catch it at a time convenient for you. It will be broadcast and re-broadcast on Faux Snooze Channel (“We report, you deride”) 24/7. The proceedings will start with a pledge...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 11:54 AM
WASHINGTON—Eric H. Holder Jr. is a traveling attorney general, with a penchant for trips around the country and the world to give speeches or inspect offices.
But Thursday he canceled a planned speech in Oklahoma City at the 130th Police Academy...
| Apr 27, 2014
| 12:30 PM
The recent Nevada ranchers standoff with the federal government has caused considerable discussion in the media ("After Nevada ranch stand-off, emboldened militias ask: where next?" April 17). On the one side are the supporters of Cliven Bundy and his...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 10:18 AM
A man charged in the murder of Brian A. Terry, a U.S. Border Patrol agent whose death was at the center of the Operation Fast and Furious investigation, has been returned to the United States and is scheduled to appear in federal court on Wednesday,...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 5:03 PM
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...
| Jul 28, 2012
| 3:34 PM
Veteran Virginia Republican Rep. Frank Wolf’s rejection of the Justice Department’s latest bid to purchase the unused Thomson prison in western Illinois has drawn the ire of two leading Illinois Democratswho accused the congressman of...
| Jul 31, 2012
| 3:56 PM
On July 6, television news reported that Atty. Gen. Eric Holder was guest speaker for the National Council of La Raza.
For many Americans who do not know, La Raza is one of the largest lobbyists in Washington and, far more importantly, is committed...
| Sep 19, 2012
| 12:42 PM
A former Maryland assistant U.S. attorney resigned today in the wake of an internal watchdog report on the ATF's botched gun operation known as "Fast and Furious."
The U.S. Justice Department's Inspector General on Wednesday referred 14 employees,...
| Sep 20, 2012
| 10:22 AM
The gun-running operation called Fast and Furious went bad when federal agents decided to let low-level traffickers go in hopes of catching bigger fish in the Mexican drug cartels. A similar mistake seems to have plagued the congressional investigation...