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Senate rejects Obama appointment of Debo Adegbile to top civil rights post

Eight Senate Democrats joined with Republicans in voting against the nominee.

Ethics committee again defers to Justice Department in Rep. Grimm probe

The Justice Department is apparently still looking into Rep. Micheal Grimm (R-N.Y.).

Justice Department will challenge Texas Voter ID law

In a separate case, Justice will also join in a challenge to the state's GOP-drawn redistricting plans.

Holder on Zimmerman case: ‘I share your concern’ (Video)

Holder didn't take a position on whether the Justice Department should file civil rights charges against George Zimmerman .

Holder: I didn’t lie about James Rosen

House Republicans have opened a perjury inquiry, arguing that Holder's statement didn't match Justice Department's actions.

Holder suggests he could step down due to ‘fatigue’

Attorney General Eric Holder on Thursday brushed aside questions about when he might step down, suggesting he will do so when he's too tired to continue or when he's accomplished his goals.

Ex-Rep. Allen West: Holder is bigger threat than al-Qaeda

Former congressman Allen West (R-Fla.), who is no stranger to bold claims, may have outdone himself.

Polls show controversies taking toll on Obama

President Obama, who has long enjoyed strong marks when it comes to his personal integrity, has lost a little mojo in light of recent scandals and controversies.

Rand Paul: Obama is losing moral authority

Sen. Rand Paul said that President Obama is “losing the moral authority to lead this nation” because of three scandals that have erupted in recent weeks.

Obama: ‘No apologies’ for leaks investigation

The president says gathering journalist phone records are part of protecting U.S. national security interests

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