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The Bias of Eric Holder

[caption id="attachment_33565" align="alignright" width="300"] (File Photo)[/caption]WASHINGTON (AP) — Eric Holder talks about the nation's civil rights struggles in a way no previous U.S. attorney general could — by telling his own family story. As ...

Holder and Jarrett called over 1,000 civil rights leaders

WASHINGTON -- White House and Justice Department officials on Monday held two conference calls on the crisis in Ferguson with a total of 1,050 African-American and civil rights leaders around the country. The calls, made by Attorney General Eric Hold ...

Obama dispatches Holder to Ferguson

[caption id="attachment_3045" align="alignright" width="300"] (File Photo)[/caption]WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is sending Attorney General Eric Holder to Ferguson, Missouri, to meet with federal law enforcement authorities investigating ...

Obama takes a break from vacation to return to work

[caption id="attachment_23612" align="alignright" width="300"] (File Photo)[/caption]EDGARTOWN, Mass. (AP) — President Barack Obama is getting off the island. In a rare move for him, the president took a break in the middle of his Martha's Vineyard v ...

Obama administration dithers while Islamic threats grow

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Obama administration is grappling with how to bridge the gap between its increasingly dire assessment of the threat posed by the Islamic State group and the limited, defensive air campaign it has so far undertaken, which milita ...

Obama says criticism of his policy on Syria is horse----

[caption id="attachment_33005" align="alignright" width="300"] (File Photo)[/caption]President Barack Obama responded to critics of his policy on Syria and his hesitation to arm the rebels, saying their criticisms are "horse[expletive]." During an in ...

Holder inserts the feds into police shooting of black teen

[caption id="attachment_3045" align="alignright" width="300"] (File Photo)[/caption]WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Eric Holder says the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager in a St. Louis suburb deserves a full review. Holder's statement M ...

Obama takes break from golf to attend fundraiser

[caption id="attachment_2962" align="alignright" width="300"] (File Photo)[/caption]A vacationing President Obama is putting golf aside -- for a few hours -- to help drum up funds for Senate Democrats. Obama, who arrived Saturday on Martha's Vineyard ...

Obama opened Gay Games with surprise video message

CLEVELAND (AP) — President Barack Obama has helped kick off the international Gay Games in Cleveland with a surprise video message shown at the opening ceremonies. Obama welcomed athletes, coaches, families and spectators from around the world to Ohi ...

Obama's Priority: Another Vacation?

[caption id="attachment_11150" align="alignright" width="300"] (File Photo)[/caption]WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama is doing something unusual with his summer vacation on Martha's Vineyard: He'll come back to Washington midway through the ...


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