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  • '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...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • California Rep. Laura Richardson on watchdog's 'most corrupt' list

     
    Rep. Laura Richardson was among 12 representatives named to a watchdog group's list of 12 "most corrupt" members of Congress. Two other california congressmen received a "dishonorable mention."...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Gun lobby fires up Obama fear

     Gun lobby fires up Obama fear
    As with other mass shootings, Friday's killings at a movie theater in Aurora, Colo., trigger a familiar chain of reactions: horror, remorse, rage and a call for new restrictions on guns. And in the recent past, at least, that call for action has been...
  • Adams endorsed by crusading conservative sheriff in Arizona

     
    Republican U.S. Rep. Sandy Adams, trying to position herself as the uncompromising conservative choice in her primary battle with U.S. Rep. John Mica, announced today that she has been endorsed by Joe Arpaio, an outspoken sheriff in Arizona best-known...
  • 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...
  • 5 Charged in Agent's Killing That Exposed 'Fast and Furious'

    5 Charged in Agent's Killing That Exposed 'Fast and Furious'
    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. The investigation...