In a climate where Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has asked his supporters to “monitor” elections and has repeatedly called the system “rigged,” U.S. Attorney General Loretta E. Lynch this week released a video discussing this year’s elections and how the federal government will play a part in monitoring them. Show More Summary
The federal Securities and Exchange Commission refiled a lawsuit against Ken Paxton that a judge previously dismissed, and Mr. Paxton also faces criminal charges.
Last Thursday, Attorney General Loretta Lynch announced steps by the Department of Justice to enable the nationwide collection of data on law enforcement interactions with civilians, including data pertaining to the use of force by law enforcement.
(Reuters) - Health insurer Cigna Corp has discontinued its policy of requiring doctors to seek authorization before treating opioid addicts, as part of a fight against an epidemic of opioid abuse, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said on Friday.
U.S. Senate candidate Kamala Harris had a particularly good day earlier this month. In the morning, she landed endorsements from the state’s two U.S. senators and hours later, from her perch as California attorney general, she announced the arrest of an Internet CEO for sex trafficking. Both stories...
The attorney general, Eric. T Schneiderman, said that the shooting of Deborah Danner, who the police maintain was armed, fell outside his purview.
A special education preschool program based in Queens was treated as the personal ATM of the family that owns it, according to an agreement with the state attorney general’s office.
A Mexican judge has rejected drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman's bid to block his extradition to the United States, authorities said Thursday. The attorney general's office said in a statement that the court in Mexico City ruled against Guzman, but his lawyer immediately told AFP he would appeal the ruling to a higher court.
Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Catherine Cortez Masto received the highest praise possible when she stepped down as Nevada’s attorney general. Her successor, Republican Adam Laxalt, called her a “role model in how she has run the office during the past eight years.”
As New Yorkers and their elected officials express outrage over the fatal police shooting of a 66-year-old schizophrenic woman, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced that his office will not conduct its own investigation. Show More Summary
Sam Olens, the controversial pick for president of Kennesaw State University, dismissed criticism of his anti-LGBT record as Georgia's attorney general, but pledged to meet with LGBT students to discuss their concerns.
A few weeks ago, we wrote about the absolutely ridiculous and unconstitutional charges brought by California Attorney General Kamala Harris and Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton against the online classified site Backpage.com. We focused...Show More Summary
Federal election monitors will be gathering information to look for any instances of voter intimidation and fraud, says U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch. She also encourages all Americans to vote in the "free and fair election." … Click to Continue »
“ … if I win, I am going to instruct my attorney general to get a special prosecutor to look into your situation because there has never been so many lies, so much deception, there has never been anything like it and we’re going to have a special prosecutor.” – Donald Trump to Hillary Clinton, Oct. Show More Summary
The state Attorney General's Office said Wednesday it won't pursue legal action against Sound Transit for the agency's improper release of nearly 173,000 ORCA cardholders' email addresses this year to the campaign promoting a ballot measure.
REPUBLICAN PARTY TO FILE ETHICS COMPLAINTS AGAINST COOPER (WBTV-TV) —Officials with the North Carolina Republican Party said they plan to file complaints with the state bar and the State Ethics Commission against Attorney General Roy Cooper for comments that he made during a televised debate Wednesday night. Show More Summary
HERE’S A LOOK AT THE DAY AHEAD OBAMA ADMINISTRATION: President Barack Obama discusses health-care reform in Miami at 1:55 p.m. Attorney General Loretta Lynch attends the G6+1 Interior Ministers meeting in Rome. Defense Secretary Ash Carter holds a joint press conference with Korea Minister of National Defense Han Min Koo at 11;15 a.m. at the Pentagon. Secretary […]
The bank is being investigated for criminal identity theft.
As evidenced Tuesday in his final debate at WRAL-TV with his Democratic opponent, Attorney General Roy Cooper (Libertarian Lon Cecil also participated), Republican Gov. Pat McCrory continues to think of … Click to Continue »
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico has issued an arrest warrant for an outgoing state governor in the ruling party suspected of involvement in organized crime and money laundering, the attorney general said on Wednesday, amid fears he has gone missing.