“Eric Holder gets real about heroin and race: It’s a crisis because white people are hooked”


SALON

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder testifies before a Senate Appropriations Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies subcommittee on the Justice Department's FY2014 Budget Request in Washington June 6, 2013. REUTERS/Gary Cameron (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS HEADSHOT) - RTX10E10

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder testifies before a Senate Appropriations Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies subcommittee on the Justice Department’s FY2014 Budget Request in Washington June 6, 2013. REUTERS/Gary Cameron (UNITED STATES – Tags: POLITICS HEADSHOT) – RTX10E10

“Eric Holder: Snowden performed a ‘public service’


POLITICO

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“Eric Holder Says It’s Time To Talk Marijuana Decriminalization”


POLITICUS USA

Holder says, “You know, we treat marijuana in the same way that we treat heroin now, and that clearly is not appropriate”

Holder says, “You know, we treat marijuana in the same way that we treat heroin now, and that clearly is not appropriate”

“Eric Holder bids final farewell, heralds ‘Golden Age’ at Justice Dept.” 1


MSNBC

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“Holder: New policy will ‘help end racial profiling”


CBS NEWS

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ATTY GEN HOLDER WILL GO TO FERGUSON, MISSOURI


CNN

President Barack Obama said Attorney General Eric Holder will travel to Ferguson, Missouri, this week amid a federal civil rights investigation into the shooting death of Michael Brown.

The President said that violence in protests undermines justice and that he is being careful about not prejudging events before investigations are completed. Obama also said that “in too many communities, too many young men of color are left behind and seen only as objects of fear.”

Evidence in the shooting death could be presented to a grand jury as early as Wednesday, a spokesman for the St. Louis County prosecuting attorney said.

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“Obama admin to join voting rights cases in Ohio and Wisconsin”


MSNBC

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“Eric Holder calls out Republicans’ resistance”


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“Holder snaps at Gohmert on contempt: ‘You don’t want to go there’


MSNBC

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NEW POLICY FOR SAME-SEX MARRIAGES FOR FEDERAL GOVT.


News Alert

Justice Department adopts new same-sex marriage equal rights policy

The Justice Department on Monday will instruct all of its employees across the country, for the first time, to give lawful same-sex marriages sweeping equal protection under the law in every program it administers from courthouse trials to prison visits to the compensation of surviving spouses of public safety officers.

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