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North Carolina Forfeiture Case Reveals Limits of Executive Reform, Government Defensiveness

In March, we detailed reforms announced by Attorney General Eric Holder to federal asset forfeitures under the Bank Secrecy Act’s “structuring” law.  Those changes mirror an earlier policy shift by the Internal Revenue Service.  Unfortunately...Show More Summary

Saturday Politics Thread: The Airing of the Grievances [Y-not]

Good morning! Last week our Betters in the U.S. Senate voted to confirm Loretta Lynch as Attorney General, replacing the odious Eric Holder. Sadly, by all accounts Ms. Lynch is not any better. You can brush up on her here....

Could Loretta Lynch Be a Worse Attorney General than Eric Holder?

For America’s police, there’s little to smile about in Ms. Lynch’s Justice Department installation save for Holder’s exit.

Baltimore riots more proof that race relations worse under Obama

Race relations in America are worse under Obama. Just look at the riots in Baltimore and last year in Ferguson. I believe this isn’t by accident, but by design. Obama and outgoing Attorney General Eric Holder constantly reframe every local incident as a national issue of racial division.

White Collar Watch: Attorney General Holder’s Mixed Scorecard

Eric Holder secured large bank settlements, but he shares in criticism that no top executives were prosecuted in connection with the financial crisis.

Loretta Lynch Sworn In As U.S. Attorney General

last weekNews : The Two-Way

Lynch's nomination was confirmed last week by the U.S. Senate, five months after President Obama nominated her to succeed Eric Holder.

LA Times Writer Won't Concede That 'Hands Up, Don't Shoot!' Is a Myth

At a March 4 press conference, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder grudgingly bowed to the truth relating to the events surrounding the death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri in August of last year: "Michael Brown’s death, though...Show More Summary

Eric Holder: So long and thanks for all the asparagus

Steve Kornacki shares some highlights of now-former Attorney General Eric Holder's contentious relationship with Congress and his eagerly awaited departure...

US Attorney General Eric Holder Officially Steps Down

Eric Holder officially stepped down from his position as head of the US Department of Justice.

Eric Holder Has Become a ‘Black Political Superhero’

With Loretta Lynch finally confirmed and scheduled to be sworn in on Monday, today is the final day of Eric Holder’s six-plus years as attorney general. While Holder has been the ultimate Obama-era villain for many on the right, many...Show More Summary

Eric Holder reflects on evolution of marriage equality

last weekNews : NY Daily News

Outgoing Attorney General Eric Holder says his own views on same-sex marriage has evolved along with those of the nation.

Eric Holder's Long Goodbye

Attorney General Eric Holder Jr., who's led the U.S. Justice Department since 2009, said farewell on Friday to staff in an address from the Great Hall. "This is my third going away. But I promise it's the last one." He ended his remarks with: "I love you all madly. Thank you." His successor, Loretta Lynch, takes over on Monday.       

Eric Holder in Pictures

Called the “people’s attorney” by President Barack Obama, Eric Holder has made a lasting legacy in Washington, D.C., and not just by being the first African-American attorney general. As he prepares to step down, here’s a look back at some of his career highlights during his time as attorney general.

Eric Holder Calls for Criminal Justice Reform in Farewell Address

last weekNews : Mediaite

Outgoing Attorney General Eric Holder gave his farewell address on Friday, just one day after the Senate voted to confirm his replacement, Loretta Lynch. Speaking about the U.S. criminal justice system, Holder did not mince his word...

Eric Holder: ‘I Think We Can Officially Say Now That Eric Holder Is Free’

Attorney General Eric Holder announced that he was resigning from the Justice Department in September 2014. Six months later, he was still working at the Justice Department, as the Senate stalled on confirming his proposed replacement, Loretta Lynch. The longer Holder waited, the more people in Washington you could find... More »

Eric Holder bids farewell to DOJ after 6-year tenure

WASHINGTON — Attorney General Eric Holder was bidding farewell to the Justice Department on Friday after six years as the nation’s top law enforcement official. Holder was addressing employees at an afternoon ceremony one day after his chosen successor, Loretta … Continue reading ? The post Eric Holder bids farewell to DOJ after 6-year tenure appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

AG Eric Holder Lauds LGBT Triumphs In Goodbye Speech To Justice Department

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Attorney General Eric Holder has left the building. But not before a press conference in which he righteously spiked the ball about the LGBT triumphs seen during his tenure. Moments ago the Department Of Justice joined in on Twitter by posting the above photo. Show More Summary

That Time Someone Pulled The Heart Out Of A Roasted Lamb And Gave It To Eric Holder

He had to wait nearly 170 days for the occasion. But on Monday, Attorney General Eric Holder will officially be replaced by Loretta Lynch, whose nomination finally made its way through the Senate this week. To mark the occasion, Holder’s...Show More Summary

On His Last Day in Office, HRC Celebrates AG Eric Holder’s Legacy

HRC honors Attorney General Eric Holder for his years of service to the community and his leadership in creating substantive change.

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