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Holder puts Justice under same sex marriage protections

In an assertion of same-sex marriage rights, Attorney General Eric Holder is applying a landmark Supreme Court ruling to the Justice Department, announcing Saturday...

Obama drops block to secret court ruling on NSA

The Obama administration has dropped its objection to the publication of a secret court opinion on the law that authorizes the National Security Agency's...

Obama drops passion from public reaction to Trayvon Martin case

When President Barack Obama first addressed the death of Trayvon Martin last year, he did so passionately, declaring that if he had a son,...

Government may limit ability to seize records of journalists

The Justice Department on Friday proposed curbing the ability of prosecutors to seize reporters' records while investigating leaks to the media, after complaints that...

Holder agrees to changes in probes involving news media

Attorney General Eric Holder told media editors on Thursday that he would change the way the Justice Department handles investigations that involve reporters and...

Arizona’s immigration law a monumental failure

The immigration debate in Arizona reached a boiling point in 2007 when the state passed a groundbreaking law targeting those often blamed with fueling...

IRS targeting of tea party under criminal investigation

The Justice Department is opening a criminal investigation of the Internal Revenue Service just as another probe concludes that lax management enabled agents to...

Feds want money back from lying Lance Armstrong

The federal government is going after Lance Armstrong's money. As much as it can get. The Justice Department unveiled its formal complaint against Armstrong on...

A New Orleans political brawl over cops and jail

A political brawl has broken out between the mayor and a sheriff who runs the city jail, which has come under scrutiny for a...

Republicans subpoena emails of Obama’s Labor nominee

GOP lawmakers have subpoenaed the private emails of Labor secretary-nominee Thomas Perez, a possible sticking point ahead of his Senate confirmation hearing next week. The...