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Voting Rights Roundup: Eric Holder launches unprecedented national Democratic redistricting effort

Leading Off ? Redistricting Reform: Former Attorney General Eric Holder formally launched a new redistricting reform effort backed by key party leaders called the National Democratic Redistricting Committee. The NDRC aims to deploy an...Show More Summary

Democrats just launched a campaign to fix one of their biggest problems during the Obama era

Democrats launched a highly promoted redistricting effort on Thursday, hoping to target one of the party's biggest failures in the era of President Barack Obama. Announced by former Attorney General Eric Holder, the National Democratic...Show More Summary

Holder to lead Democratic effort to redraw district lines

Former Attorney General Eric Holder on Thursday formally announced a new effort aimed at challenging the partisan gerrymandering that's left Democrats struggling to win local and state offices. The new … Click to Continue »

FOP Leader Who Supported Eric Holder Said Sessions Will Be ‘Exemplary’ Attorney General

Chuck Canterbury, the national president of the Fraternal Order of Police, told the Senate Judiciary Committee Wednesday during testimony that...

CA GOP Lawmaker Says “Not So Fast” to Eric Holder Hire

Last week, California legislators made the unprecedented move of retaining former US Attorney General Eric Holder to assist them in potential legal battles with the incoming Trump administration. The move was a head-scratcher for at least two big reasons. Show More Summary

Eric Holder to the Rescue?

The incoming Donald Trump administration poses many potential challenges to progressive state governments. So the state of California wanted to be prepared. It has hired Eric Holder, President Barack Obama’s former attorney general, to represent its interests against Trump. Show More Summary

The Interesting Money Connections Between Eric Holder, Kevin de León, and CA Dems

Yesterday it was announced that California legislators have hired former Attorney General Eric Holder as outside counsel to “prepare to defend the state” against potential policy conflicts with the Trump administration, leaving manyShow More Summary

California hires Holder to do battle with Trump

For some reason, the State of California announced today that they hired former US Attorney General Eric Holder “Girding for four years of potential battles with President-elect Donald J. Trump” says the New York Times. [Kevin de León, the Democratic leader of the Senate] said he expected California to challenge Washington — and defend itself […]

California Democrats Enlist the Help of Former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder

As it braces for an adversarial relationship with the incoming presidential administration, on Wednesday the California Legislature selected former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder to serve as outside counsel and advise on the state’s legal strategy against President-elect Trump. Show More Summary

California Lawmakers Prepare For Trump, Hire Ex-Attorney General Eric Holder

2 weeks agoNews : The Two-Way

The Democratic-dominated Legislature adds legal firepower as it anticipates a court battle with the new Trump administration over issues such as climate change and immigration.

California Legislature to pay Eric Holder to challenge Trump administration

The California Legislature has hired the firm of former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder as outside counsel to assist legal challenges posed by conflicts with the Trump Administration, Democratic leaders … Click to Continue »

California just drafted Eric Holder to help it win the coming climate-action showdown.

The former U.S. attorney general will help the legislature fight the Trump administration on environmental and other issues.

California Hires Eric Holder for Fight Against Trump

The former U.S. attorney general will help the state resist the incoming president's regressive policies.

California Legislature (read: Taxpayers) Hires Failed Attorney General

[guest post by JVW] The Dog Trainer reports this morning that Democrats in the California Legislature have retained the services of one Eric Himpton Holder, Jr., Esq. to provide counsel on how to counter the policies of the new Administration and Congressional majority. Holder and a team of attorneys from the firm Covington & Burling […]

California Dems Hire Eric Holder to Fight Trump Administration

The California Legislature’s Democratic Leaders announced today that they have hired former Attorney General Eric Holder to represent them against the Trump administration. California Governor Jerry Brown and other prominent California Democrats have made in very clear in recent weeks that they stand against Trump’s draconian proposals and laws. Show More Summary

Eric Holder To Lead Democrats' New Redistricting Effort

last monthNews : Huffington Post

WASHINGTON ? Former Attorney General Eric Holder announced Monday that he will be the chairman of the National Democratic Redistricting Committee, a new organization meant to act as a hub for Democratic Party efforts to gain controlShow More Summary

Jeff Sessions: A Welcome Change

His predecessors were super-crappy at their job: Under Eric Holder — the only attorney general in American history to be held in contempt by the House of Representatives — and then Loretta Lynch, the Obama-era DOJ has exhibited a special contempt for the rule of law. Show More Summary

What Jeff Sessions meant when he called the Defense of Marriage Act a 'perfectly defensible statute'

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

In March of 2011, one month after Attorney General Eric Holder announced the Department of Justice would stop defending a law that prohibited the federal government from treating same-sex marriages as equal to heterosexual marriages, Alabama Sen. Show More Summary

Ex-AG Eric Holder wants to abolish the Electoral College

2 months agoNews : NY Daily News

Former Attorney General Eric Holder said he's making a push to end the Electoral College.

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