Roll Call’s Emily Pierce is making a move to the Obama administration, joining the office of public affairs at Eric Holder’s Justice Department.
The Goldwater Institute filed an appeal in federal court on Thursday to allow parents in Louisiana to plead their case in the fight with the Justice Department (DOJ) over the state’s voucher program.
The Justice Department has changed its strategy against the Louisiana Scholarship program, abandoning its request for a permanent injunction in favor of a “process of review,” a move Gov. Bobby Jindal (R.) warns could regulate the program out of existence.
President Barack Obama has surrounded himself with a team of loyalists who are more committed to supporting him than running the federal bureaucracy. Meanwhile, long-time Washington officials who have shown shreds of competence in the past are being swept aside.
Sen. David Vitter (R., La.) called on the Justice Department (DOJ) Tuesday to investigate an armed raid by Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) agents on an Alaskan gold mine that occurred earlier this year.
A conservative watchdog group is suing the Justice Department to get records surrounding Attorney General Eric Holder’s contempt citation for his role in the ‘Fast and Furious’ scandal.
Attorney General Eric Holder announced Wednesday that the Justice Department is giving Newtown, Conn. $2.5 million to compensate for the aftermath of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting.
Russia’s government this week formally rejected a request from Attorney General Eric Holder to extradite former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden, despite a U.S. promise not to execute the NSA leaker.
The Justice Department declined to prosecute any cases of confidential tax records of political candidates and campaign donors being improperly probed by government officials, The Washington Times reported, despite the Treasury Department admitting for the first time the acts took place.
Sen. John McCain (R., Ariz.) is challenging the Department of Justice over its broadened definition of sexual harassment on campuses and questioned the agency’s authority to act without congressional authorization.