President Obama meets with Attorney General Eric Holder Jr.
David Nakamura and Katie Zezima
Attorney General Eric Holder Jr. and senior adviser Valerie Jarrett personally briefed leading civil rights groups this week as President Obama seeks to preserve his support in the black community with his handling of the racially charged case.
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon (D) finds himself at the center of a storm of unrest in Ferguson, just weeks after stoking rumors that he wants to be considered for the 2016 national ticket with a visit to Iowa and a trip to Colorado to huddle with major Democratic donors.