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89 charged in Medicare fraud busts in 8 cities

Nearly 100 people, including 14 doctors and nurses, were charged for their roles in separate Medicare scams that cost taxpayers millions of dollars.

Tags: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services , fraud, waste and abuse , Eric Holder , Kathleen Sebelius ,

Thursday - 05/16/2013, 09:10am EDT

AG Holder: No furloughs at Justice Department

Attorney General Eric Holder says he will not need to furlough any Justice Department employees in the current fiscal year.

Tags: furloughs , Attorney General Eric Holder

Wednesday - 04/24/2013, 09:30pm EDT

Federal response to Boston bombings 'swift and substantial,' expert says

Bob Blitzer, former chief of the FBI's domestic Terrorism and Counterterrorism Planning Section, told the Federal Drive with Tom Temin and Emily Kopp a substantial joint terrorism task force will draw on federal resources to investigate Monday's bombings in Boston.

Tags: Bob Blitzer , FBI , Boston bombings , terrorism

Tuesday - 04/16/2013, 09:21am EDT

FBI takes the lead in Boston probe


Tuesday - 04/16/2013, 10:04am EDT

AG Holder delaying furlough decisions to mid-April

Attorney General Eric Holder says he isn't making a decision on whether to furlough Justice Department employees until mid-April.

Tags: Eric Holder , furloughs , Sequestration

Thursday - 03/28/2013, 05:49pm EDT

Federal defenders face deep cuts, delays in cases

The lawyers who defend the nation's poor in federal courts across the country are grappling with budget cuts they say will decimate their offices, delay criminal cases and jeopardize the fairness of the criminal justice system.

Tags: budget , Sequestration ,

Monday - 03/25/2013, 08:13am EDT

Holder averts furloughs of prison staffers

Attorney General Eric Holder says he has averted daily furloughs of 3,570 federal prison staffers around the country, moving $150 million from other Justice Department accounts to stave off a serious threat to the lives and safety of correctional staff, inmates and the public.

Tags: Eric Holder ,

Sunday - 03/24/2013, 12:20pm EDT
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