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  • Eric Holder: Photo ID laws are 'poll taxes'

    Eric Holder: Photo ID laws are 'poll taxes'
    The national NAACP convention seemed more like an old-fashion southern revival meeting when U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder finally showed up. A flight delay caused him to miss Monday’s scheduled address. As expected, Holder used his speech to...
  • The real gun control question: Fast and Furious

    How low will President Barack Obama go, using children and parents of murdered children from Sandy Hook as props to give a speech about gun control ("Obama pledges fight for gun laws," Jan. 17)? Why has he protected the people that work for him from the...
  • Tunisian Man Arrested in Deadly Attack on Benghazi Consulate

    Tunisian Man Arrested in Deadly Attack on Benghazi Consulate
    The Tunisian government on Wednesday confirmed it has arrested a 28-year-old Tunisian reportedly linked to the U.S. Consulate attack in Libya, according to the AP. Tunisian Interior Ministry spokesman Tarrouch Khaled said Ali Harzi was in custody in...
  • 'Fast and Furious' Probe Clears Holder, Faults ATF and Justice

    'Fast and Furious' Probe Clears Holder, Faults ATF and Justice
    WASHINGTON -- More than a dozen Justice Department and Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives officials faced punishment Wednesday after a long-awaited report on the botched gun probe known as "Operation Fast and Furious." That probe and a...
  • Former Maryland federal prosecutor resigns from Justice Department after Fast & Furious report

    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." TheĀ U.S. Justice Department's Inspector General on Wednesday referred 14 employees,...
  • Fast, furious and way off the mark

    Fast, furious and way off the mark
    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...
  • Baltimore crime-fighter resigns over Fast and Furious case

    Baltimore crime-fighter resigns over Fast and Furious case
    At a community meeting for paroled felons in the East Baltimore, the mother of Bloods gang leader Kevin Gary faced down federal prosecutor Jason Weinstein. She told him to stop harrassing her son, whom she described as "a champion for the downtrodden,"...
  • The Never-Ending, Totally Unwinnable Debate About Guns

    The Never-Ending, Totally Unwinnable Debate About Guns
    I write this column basically every two years. The only difference is that this time, I had perhaps my silliest RedEye column ever (that’s saying something) slated for the issue where the cover memorialized the twelve peopled killed (not to mention...
  • Quinn, Durbin irked with Va. lawmaker over prison sale rejection

    Quinn, Durbin irked with Va. lawmaker over prison sale rejection
    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...
  • Biden, Holder gave support to La Raza

    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...
  • Bonnie and Clyde's guns go on the auction block

    Bonnie and Clyde's guns go on the auction block
    Before there was the Vin Diesel style of Fast & Furious, 1-6; and before Eric Holder’s fatal version of Fast and Furious, the straw man edition, there was the fast and furious life of the outlaws Parker and Barrow. You know them as Bonnie and Clyde....