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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer responses to the questions, “How do you rate Attorney General Eric Holder’s job performance?”

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    Newsmakers with Representative Bob Goodlatte

    House Judiciary Committee Chair Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) talked about issues including executive orders by President Obama, immigration, oversight of the Justice Department, National Security…

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    Justice Department Oversight

    Attorney General Eric Holder testified at a House Judiciary Committee oversight hearing on Department of Justice operations. Topics included the department’s use of prosecutorial…

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    Department of Justice Fiscal Year 2015 Budget

    Attorney General Eric Holder testified on the Justice Department’s fiscal year 2015 budget request, which totaled $27.4 billion, including $25.3 billion for federal programs and $2.1…

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    Department of Justice Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Request

    Attorney General Eric Holder and Inspector General Michael Horowitz testified on their department’s fiscal year 2015 budget request, which totaled $27.4 billion, including $25.3…

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    Attorney General Holder on Drug Sentencing

    Attorney General Eric Holder testified before the U.S. Sentencing Commission and stated his endorsment for a proposal to reduce prison sentences for non-violent drug offenders. He said…

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    Assistant Attorney General Cloture Vote

    Jonathan Tamari of the Philadelphia Inquirer was interviewed by telephone about the Senate cloture vote on the nomination of Debo Adegbile to head the Justice Department’s Civil…

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    Senator Harkin on Blocking the Nomination of Debo Adegbile

    Senator Tom Harkin (D-IA) came to the Senate floor to express his disgust with the cloture vote blocking the nomination of Debo Adegbile to be the assistant attorney general for civil…

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    Justice Department Oversight

    Attorney General Eric Holder testified at a Justice Department oversight hearing. Topics included the Justice Department’s investigation into allegations the IRS targeted…

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    President Obama Remarks to Justice Department Employees

    After his address about changes to National Security Agency surveillance and data retention procedures, President Obama spoke to employees at the Justice Department to thank them for their…

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    Ordinary Citizens and the Justice System

    Paul Butler talked about his book, Let’s Get Free: A Hip-Hop Theory of Justice, in which he details how ordinary citizens interact with the justice system, and examines the…

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    White House Tribal Nations Conference, Attorney General Holder

    Attorney General Eric Holder spoke at the White House Tribal Nations conference. He talked about the Justice Department’s work to reduce violence and crime rates in tribal…

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    Justice Department Deal with J.P. Morgan

    Dan Fitzpatrick talked by video link from New York City about the reported settlement between the Justice Department and J.P. Morgan over civil charges related to past sales of mortgage…

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    Government Shutdown and the Judicial System

    Legal experts spoke about the impact of the government shutdown on the federal judiciary and the U.S. Department of Justice. The forum was sponsored by Democratic members of the House…

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    Open Phones On Federal Sentencing and Prison Policy

    Telephone lines are open following Attorney General Eric Holder’s announcement of new drug sentencing guidelines.

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    Federal Sentencing and Prison Policy

    Attorney General Eric Holder spoke about federal prision policy at the American Bar Association’s annual meeting. In his remarks he called for major changes in the federal…

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    Attorney General Holder Remarks at NAACP Convention

    Attorney General Eric Holder spoke at the 104th annual NAACP convention. He talked about the Justice Department’s efforts to protect and expand voting rights. He also…

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    White House Daily Briefing

    Jay Carney briefed reporters and answered questions on a number of issues including the resignation of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, Senate debate over filibuster rules, and…

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    FBI Director Nomination Hearing

    James Comey testified about his nomination to become the director of the FBI.*Among the issues he addressed were the use of water-boarding in interrogations, National Security Agency (NSA)…

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    Attorney General Eric Holder on Voting Rights Act Decision

    Attorney General Eric Holder spoke to reporters following the Supreme Court decision in Shelby County v. Holder in which the court ruled that the preclearance provisions of the Voting…

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