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Posted at 11:27 AM ET, 08/30/2013

The Justice Department’s smart new marijuana policy

The Obama administration won't interfere with Colorado and Washington's legalization.

By Stephen Stromberg  |  11:27 AM ET, 08/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Eric Holder, Justice Department, marijuana, war on drugs

Posted at 03:30 PM ET, 05/14/2013

PostScript: Will and Watergates

Readers respond to Will's column on new Obama scandal

By Rachel Manteuffel  |  03:30 PM ET, 05/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  george will, irs, Justice Department, PostScript, President Barack Obama, Watergate

Posted at 05:26 PM ET, 02/15/2013

Wall Street wins again? Not so fast.

The Residential Mortgage Backed Securities working group has authority to act. It needs now to do so.

By Katrina vanden Heuvel  |  05:26 PM ET, 02/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Banks, Justice Department, mortgages

Posted at 04:14 PM ET, 02/05/2013

The Justice Department's chilling 'targeted killings' memo

Congress must call on the White House to explain publicly how the program is legal.

By James Downie  |  04:14 PM ET, 02/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Barack Obama, john brennan, Justice Department, ron wyden, targeted killings

Posted at 01:27 PM ET, 12/11/2012

'Too big to fail' becomes 'too big to indict'

At first glance, the British bank HSBC's agreement to pay $1.9 billion to settle a money-laundering probe seems like very good news, but the background to the settlement is more worrying.

By James Downie  |  01:27 PM ET, 12/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  banks, Drug war, Justice Department, Wall Street