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Attorney General Eric Holder testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2011, before the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing in the arms trafficking investigation called Operation Fast and Furious. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
WASHINGTON — Attorney General Eric Holder is apologizing for failing to send the Senate Judiciary Committee Supreme Court briefs he signed regarding the case of convicted terrorism plotter Jose Padilla.
Arizona's top law enforcement official has acknowledged that Attorney General Eric Holder has a duty to challenge the state's new immigration law if he thinks it's unconstitutional.
Our View: Former Alaska Sen. Ted Stevens has been so ill-served by the criminal justice system that his guilt or innocence of the actual corruption charges is almost irrelevant.
The 2008 presidential election was supposed to usher in a utopian post-racial America where race no longer has a seat at the table of national affairs; A place where once for all, Americans would have equal justice under the law. But, I guess we'll have to wait.
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder
WASHINGTON -- Attorney General Eric Holder says federal immigration agents will get expanded powers to help fight Mexican drug cartels.
Austin Hill: As President Barack Obama and Attorney General Eric Holder seek to award five men accused of conspiring in the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks with the full rights of American citizens in a civilian trial, the United States is being undermined.
WASHINGTON — The Justice Department hasn't ruled out filing a second lawsuit challenging Arizona's immigration law if evidence shows racial profiling at work, Attorney General Eric Holder says.
WASHINGTON - Eric Holder won Senate confirmation Monday as the nation's first African-American attorney general, after supporters from both parties touted his dream resume and easily overcame Republican concerns over his commitment to fight terrorism and his unwillingness to back the right to keep and bear arms.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Eric Holder said Friday that his testimony to Congress about a controversial gun-smuggling probe was truthful and accurate and that Republicans are engaging in political posturing when they say otherwise.
WASHINGTON — Attorney General Eric Holder on Tuesday acknowledged serious mistakes in an arms trafficking probe that allowed AK-47s and other weapons to leak into the black market, but he insisted the Justice Department was taking steps to ensure that never happens again.
From left, Ernie Frausto, Ricky Terry, Ben Holder, and Eric Shangle, all of San Francisco, dance as they celebrate California's supreme court decision on Castro Street in San Francisco, Thursday, May, 15, 2008.
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder says an investigation into Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio is serious and ongoing.
WASHINGTON — Attorney General Eric Holder says the federal government may challenge Arizona's new law on immigration.
WASHINGTON — More than $5.5 million in Recovery Act funds are heading to Arizona for use in fighting crime and drug trafficking as part of the Justice Department's Southwest Border Strategy.
From left, Attorney General Eric Holder, outgoing Defense Secretary Leon Panetta and Secretary of State John Kerry applaud during President Barack Obama's State of the Union address during a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday Feb. 12, 2013. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
Self-proclaimed Sept. 11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and four other Guantanamo Bay detainees will be sent to New York for trial in a civilian federal court and prosecutors expect to seek the death penalty, Attorney General Eric Holder said Friday.
Attorney General Eric Holder makes remarks during a news conference at City Hall in Philadelphia. July 28, 2009. The Obama administration on Tuesday announced $1 billion in grants to help keep police officers on the beat during the economic downturn and tried to assure cities not getting aid that they won't be forgotten.
“Read the paper and saw a new reason for the liberals to celebrate: Abortions in Arizona are up. Liberals: Pro choice, as long as the choice is abortion. Proud of that?”
WASHINGTON (AP) — The chairman of the House oversight committee said Sunday that he could send subpoenas to the Obama administration as soon as this week over weapons lost amid the Mexican drug war.
There are concerns about Eric Holder, who served as deputy attorney general during the Clinton administration and is President-elect Barack Obama's choice to serve as U.S. attorney general, which will be probably be and should be properly aired during his confirmation hearings. Given the choices available to Obama, however, Holder doesn't seem like a bad choice.
In his badgering of Eric Holder, Darryl Issa (R-CA) is demonstrating the level of hypocrisy that permeates the top rank of Republican leaders. Issa, upon assuming the chairmanship of the House Oversight Committee in 2010, plainly stated that he intended to investigate the Obama administration for any indications or hints of corruption. All he could find was the remnants of a rogue program that began under George W. Bush.
FILE - In this May 28, 2010, file photo, Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif., gives an interview on Capitol Hill in Washington. Isaa said Sunday, Oct. 9, 2011, that he could send subpoenas to the Obama administration as soon as this week over weapons lost amid the Mexican drug war. Isaa suggested on "Fox News Sunday" that Attorney General Eric Holder knew about the gun trafficking operation known as "Fast and Furious" earlier than he has acknowledged. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)