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AG Holder: protect voting rights provision

Tags: Justice , Voting rights

Tuesday - 12/11/2012, 05:51pm EST

Govt won't bring charges over CIA interrogations

The Justice Department announced Thursday it has ended its investigation into CIA interrogations of terrorist detainees without bringing criminal charges.

Tags: CIA , Justice Department , John Dunham , David Patraeus , al-Qaida , terrorist

Thursday - 08/30/2012, 09:28pm EDT

House chairman: Leaks not likely from Pentagon

The House Armed Services Committee chairman, speaking after a secret briefing from top defense officials on Thursday, said he did not believe the Pentagon was responsible for recent national security leaks.

Tags: DoD , Buck McKeon , House , Congress , House Armed Services Committee , John McCain , leaks , national security , Leon Panetta

Thursday - 07/19/2012, 02:43pm EDT

House votes to hold attorney general in contempt

The House has approved a precedent-setting resolution to hold Attorney General Eric Holder in criminal contempt of Congress. It was the first time a sitting Cabinet member has been held in contempt.

Tags: House , Darrell Issa , House Oversight and Government Reform Committee

Thursday - 06/28/2012, 04:47pm EDT

Contempt of Congress issue may fizzle after vote

>Time appears to be limited for the House to pursue a criminal contempt case against Holder or a civil case to compel President Barack Obama's administration to turn over subpoenaed documents. A contempt citation against Holder presumably would expire when the current Congress ends in January.

Tags: Justice Department , Congress , House , John Boehner , Barack Obama , Fast and Furious

Thursday - 06/28/2012, 02:56am EDT

Talks fail to resolve Holder contempt issue

Obama administration officials and House Republican staff members Tuesday failed to resolve a document dispute that could lead to a precedent- setting contempt of Congress vote Thursday against Attorney General Eric Holder.

Tags: House , Barack Obama , Fast and Furious , John Boehner , Darrell Issa , Justice Department

Tuesday - 06/26/2012, 08:27pm EDT

GOP senators seek special counsel to probe leaks

Republican senators on Tuesday welcomed a move by the director of national intelligence to snuff out leaks of classified information but insisted that a special counsel is needed to investigate the Obama administration and recent disclosures.

Tags: ODNI , intelligence leaks , James Clapper , Congress , John Cornyn , John McCain , Justice Department

Tuesday - 06/26/2012, 01:09pm EDT

Lieberman proposes special counsel for leaks probe

Sen. Joe Lieberman says there should be a special counsel to look into allegations that the administration has leaked information on a U.S.- Israeli cyber-warfare campaign against Iran's nuclear program and other classified activities.

Tags: Joe Lieberman , Senate , DoJ , leaks , cybersecurity

Sunday - 06/17/2012, 05:15pm EDT

Republicans want outside prosecutor to probe leaks

Attorney General Eric Holder on Tuesday fended off Republican demands that he appoint a special counsel outside of the Justice Department to look into national security leaks.

Tags: Justice Department ,

Tuesday - 06/12/2012, 05:28pm EDT
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