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WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is dismissing Republican criticism of his administration's handling of the attack on a U.S. diplomatic post in Libya, calling the criticism a political sideshow...

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WASHINGTON (AP) - Barring a last-minute deal, House Republicans plan historic votes Thursday to hold Attorney General Eric Holder in civil and criminal contempt of Congress for refusing to turn over documents..

The post Republicans not backing down on Holder contempt vote appeared first on theGrio.

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Contempt of Congress, Darrell Issa, Eric Holder, Fast and Furious, Politics, Republicans, U.S. House -

A walkout by House Democrats to protest what they see as a partisan attempt to embarrass President Barack Obama's attorney general by holding him in contempt of congress, will include more than just black lawmakers, a source tells theGrio.

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Attorney General, Congress, Contempt, Darrell Issa, Eric Holder, Executive Privilege, House Committee, Obama Administration, Politics, Republicans -

WASHINGTON (AP) - A House committee has voted to hold Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt of Congress for failing to turn over Justice Department documents...

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Barack Obama, Congress, Contempt, Darrell Issa, Eric Holder, Executive Privilege, Fast and Furious, Politics, Republicans, Video -

theGRIO REPORT - President Obama on Wednesday asserted executive privilege in a dispute over documents related to the "Fast and Furious" operation...

The post Using executive privilege, Obama stands with Holder, a longtime ally appeared first on theGrio.

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Attorney General, Barack Obama, Congress, Contempt, Darrell Issa, Eric Holder, Fast and Furious, Operation Fast and Furious, Politics -

WASHINGTON (AP) - A House committee is poised to vote on whether to hold Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt of Congress for failing to turn over more Justice Department documents...

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Attorney General, Contempt, Darrell Issa, Eric Holder, Fast and Furious, Justice Department, Operation Fast and Furious, Politics -

WASHINGTON (AP) - Attorney General Eric Holder wants a House panel to drop plans to try to hold him in contempt of Congress...

The post Holder and Issa meet on Operation Fast and Furious appeared first on theGrio.

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Attorney General, Congress, Darrell Issa, Eric Holder, Fast and Furious, Gun Smuggling, Justice Department, Politics -

WASHINGTON (AP) - Attorney General Eric Holder is proposing to meet with Rep. Darrell Issa by Monday to settle a dispute over Justice Department documents...

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Attorney General, Barack Obama, Contempt, Darrell Issa, Eric Holder, Politics, Republicans -

ANALYSIS - Congressional Republicans have turned Attorney General Eric Holder into a symbol of their problems with the Obama administration...

The post Why Holder is likely to survive a Republican barrage appeared first on theGrio.

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Attorney General, Barack Obama, Congress, Darrell Issa, Eric Holder, Fast and Furious, Opinion, Politics -

OPINION - Congressional Republicans are taking extreme measures by considering holding Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt of Congress...

The post Why Republicans should stop their push against Holder appeared first on theGrio.

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