A federal judge ruled on Tuesday that President Obama cannot use executive privilege to prevent Congress from viewing records on Operation Fast and Furious, a gunrunning program that let thousands of firearms cross the border into Mexico.
Another politician has fallen to an age-old nemesis: satire. Time reports the victim this occasion is former Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley, who cited an article by the satirical website The Daily Currant.
Jeb Bush said Tuesday that he was infuriated by the possibility of a plea bargain for Edward Snowden that would allow the former government contractor to return to the United States from Moscow.
Gov. Susana Martinez (R.) of New Mexico signed a bill into law Friday ending the state’s civil asset forfeiture program, making New Mexico the latest state to rein in the practice.
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder announced Tuesday that the Justice Department will restrict the use of civil asset forfeiture laws to seize bank accounts, the latest in a series of moves by the Justice Department to curb the controversial practice of asset forfeiture.
Looking out over the lunch crowd packed into a Marriott hotel ballroom in Washington, D.C., on Thursday, David Simon, the creator of The Wire, must have felt a touch of the surreal.
While speaking at the National Press Club Tuesday, Attorney General Eric Holder dismissed criticism of the Obama administration’s refusal to label many recent terrorist attacks as Islamic extremism. He said words and labels don’t matter much when it comes to fighting terrorism, BuzzFeed reports.
Following Attorney General Eric Holder’s recent announcement that the Justice Department will overhaul its civil asset forfeiture program, a group of congressmen including introduced a bill in Congress Tuesday to reform the practice.
The National Center on Sexual Exploitation released its “Dirty Dozen” list for 2015 Wednesday. The list includes a diverse selection of groups like American Apparel, the American Library Association, Hilton Hotels, and BackPage.com, which is one of the top places to buy and sell children and women in the world.