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The 5 Biggest Controversies of Eric Holder's Term as Attorney General
After five-and-a-half years leading the Justice Department , Attorney General Eric Holder announced his resignation today. Holder’s tenure was beset by controversy from the beginning. Just days after his confirmation, he made a provocative statement -- “in things racial we have always been and I
Supreme Court Won't Hear NY Times Reporter's Press Freedom Case
The Supreme Court declined to take up a major press freedom case concerning New York Times reporter and author James Risen’s fight to quash a subpoena for his testimony about confidential sources. The government served a subpoena on Risen in May 2011 seeking his testimony...
Justice Dept. Vows No Jail for Reporters Doing Their Jobs
The nation’s top law enforcement officials – still under fire for their aggressive campaign against leaks to the media – now say they’ve never had any intention of letting a journalist go to jail for refusing to identify a confidential source. It’s a stark and unexpected admission from an
Kerry: If Assad Gets Away With Chemical Weapons Use, 'Shame on Us'
Secretary of State says real issue is whether Congress will "stand up for international norms."
Senators Unveil 'Protect Fox News From Eric Holder Act'
After the recent controversies over Justice Department investigations of reporters, there may be new life for a so-called “media shield” law. A bill protecting reporters and news organizations from prosecution for publishing leaks and declining to name sources, the legislation petered out in ...
'This Week' Transcript: WikiLeaks' Julian Assange
STEPHANOPOULOS: Good morning. Welcome to "This Week." Traitor or hero? High stakes standoff with America's most wanted fugitive. (BEGIN VIDEOTAPE) DIANE SAWYER, ABC NEWS ANCHOR: Where is he hiding tonight? STEPHANOPOULOS: Our ABC News exclusive with the other fugitive stoking Edward Snowden's
Roundtable I: Privacy vs. Security
George Will, Matthew Dowd, Paul Krugman, Greta Van Susteren, and Rep. Keith Ellison.
Roundtable I: This Week in Politics
Sunday showdown. We moved more than halfway, which is a fair definition of compromise. It was a use of their power and their offices to target David plouffe, karl rove. Each guided two winng campaigns for president. Both tough strategists at the white house. Now, theface off for the first time at
Attorney General Eric Holder Tells Media Outlets Leak Guidelines Will Change
The Justice Department will weigh journalists' concerns and modify its guidelines for investigating potential national security leaks, Attorney General Eric Holder told media outlets today. ABC News Washington bureau chief Robin Sproul and John Zucker, deputy chief counsel of ABC, Inc., attended
Probes of Obama Administration Continue While Lawmakers Recess
Before the devastating EF-5 tornado ripped through Moore, Okla., last week, President Obama was reeling through one of his most challenging weeks in the White House. Dramatic testimony examining the Internal Revenue Service’s ill-advised tactics to target conservative groups conquered the news ...