Race creeps into debate over stalled nomination for attorney general

The Washigton Post “A woman who everybody agrees is qualified, who has gone after terrorists, who has worked with police officers to get gangs off the streets, who is trusted by the civil rights community and by police unions as being somebody who’s fair and effective, and a good manager . . . who’s been confirmed twice… More Race creeps into debate over stalled nomination for attorney general

This Is What Eric Holder’s Legacy Will Be

The Huffington Post Attorney General Eric Holder, the first African-American to hold the top law enforcement position in the United States, announced on Thursday that he plans to step down from his position as soon as a successor can be confirmed. If he remains in office until December, Holder will become the third longest-serving Attorney… More This Is What Eric Holder’s Legacy Will Be

Attorney General Eric Holder to step down

This is sad news for many people who thought AG Holder was a fine Attorney General… The Washington Post Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr., an original member of President Obama’s Cabinet, plans to leave the post as soon as a successor is confirmed. President Obama will make an announcement about Holder later Thursday, according… More Attorney General Eric Holder to step down

Here Are the Police Practices the Justice Department Wants to Investigate in Ferguson

National Journal The probe will examine the local police department’s use of deadly force and protocols for stops, searches, and arrests. Attorney General Eric Holder said Thursday that the Justice Department will open a civil-rights investigation of the Ferguson Police Department following weeks of protest in response to the fatal police shooting of an unarmed… More Here Are the Police Practices the Justice Department Wants to Investigate in Ferguson

Blake Farenthold Introduces Bill To Withhold Eric Holder’s Paycheck

The Huffington Post In a targeted swipe against Attorney General Eric Holder, Rep. Blake Farenthold (R-Texas) announced legislation Tuesday that would prohibit federal employees found in contempt of Congress from receiving government paychecks. Holder was held in contempt by House Republicans in 2012 for his non-compliance in releasing documents related to the Fast and Furious program, a botched federal… More Blake Farenthold Introduces Bill To Withhold Eric Holder’s Paycheck

The Last Word – Attorney General Eric Holder questions ‘Stand Your Ground’ laws

Attorney General Eric Holder’s comments were poignant and yet, to African Americans very familiar.  The following video is a segment from The Last Word: Related articles African Americans Benefit from Florida’s “Stand Your Ground” Law at a Disproportionate Rate (1800politics.com) Nugent’s new racist rant: ‘The blacks’ are to blame for their own oppression (rawstory.com) TheObamaCrat™… More The Last Word – Attorney General Eric Holder questions ‘Stand Your Ground’ laws