| Jul 9, 2012
| 3:29 PM
WASHINGTON -- Federal authorities unsealed Monday an indictment charging five men in the death of U.S. Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry and offering up to $1 million for information leading to the arrest of the four men still at large.
| Jun 24, 2012
There's a lot of crossfire about guns these days. The Obama administration is under siege over Fast and Furious, a federal sting operation that allowed firearms to go to Mexican drug traffickers and was linked to the slaying of a Border Patrol agent....
| Jun 26, 2012
| 3:00 AM
The brouhaha over Attorney General Eric Holder and the contempt of Congress charge brought by U.S. Rep. Darrell Issa is providing new evidence that the lunatics are running the Republican asylum.
Mr. Issa, the California Republican who is chairman of the...
| Jul 2, 2012
| 10:01 AM
A funny thing happened in Washington last week: Congress approved several significant pieces of legislation on bipartisan votes and hardly anybody seemed to notice — or care (which might just explain how so much work got done).
| Jul 2, 2012
| 12:39 PM
I really don’t want to spend all my time on this blog pointing out the vulgar stupidity and ineptitude of the Republican Party, but it’s like shooting lay-ups or kicking twenty-yard field goals.
The latest iteration comes in the form of the...
| Jul 6, 2012
| 3:08 PM
Re: “Schiff blasts House vote on gun issue,” June 24, Adam Schiff, from the comfort of his Washington office, released a condemning statement about a committee's contempt vote against Eric Holder. Terrific use of congressional pen and paper,...
| Jul 10, 2012
| 2:42 PM
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...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 7:41 PM
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...
| Sep 20, 2012
| 1:57 PM
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...
| 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...