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by Politico | January 29th, 2015

GOP-called witnesses blasted the Justice Department’s record under the current attorney general.

by CNN | January 29th, 2015

Lynch, the U.S. attorney in Brooklyn, New York, is President Barack Obama’s pick to succeed Holder at the helm of the Justice Department, a post that has increasingly become fraught with political controversies and clouded by Holder and Congress’ mutual contempt for each other.

by The Daily Caller | January 29th, 2015

“The message has already been received: if you cross the administration with perfectly accurate reporting that they don’t like: you will be attacked and punished,” Attkisson said Thursday before the Senate Judiciary Committee.

by The Wall Street Journal | January 29th, 2015

to take over as acting Public Integrity chief, maybe permanently?

by New York Daily News | January 29th, 2015

Nashville?

by Jackson Clarion Ledger | January 29th, 2015

The former U.S. Attorney in Jackson, Miss., is recalled as a “great public servant.”

by National Review | January 28th, 2015

The Alabama Republican cited the Attorney General nominee’s defense of the president’s executive action on immigration as a primary concern.

by ABC News | January 28th, 2015

That question, posed to Loretta Lynch nearly two hours into her confirmation hearing to be the next attorney general, seemed to encapsulate what every Republican on the Senate Judiciary Committee was likely thinking.

by Politico | January 28th, 2015

Multiple GOP senators used Lynch’s confirmation hearing to press her on Obama’s executive actions on immigration, although she said little beyond calling the administration’s legal rationale for the actions “reasonable.” Her refusal to weigh in much further visibly frustrated some Republicans, who have been the biggest critics of the president’s efforts to stop deportations for nearly 5 million immigrants who are here illegally.

by Politico | January 28th, 2015

Her statement came after Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) asked whether she believed waterboarding was torture. Leahy also referred to the report on enhanced interrogations that the Senate Intelligence Committee — then under Democratic control — released in December.

by | January 28th, 2015

“I look forward to fostering a new and improved relationship with this committee, the United States Senate, and the entire United States Congress,” Lynch said as the Senate Judiciary Committee began a two-day hearing on her confirmation.

by Time Magazine | January 28th, 2015

Lynch, who is set to face a tough hearing for the post, started a chapter of the sorority at Harvard with current Attorney General Eric Holder’s wife, Sharon Malone. Though the connection was seen as controversial to members of the right-wing media, her sorority sisters proudly donned the organization’s signature colors—crimson and cream—in the hearing room.

by The New York Times | January 28th, 2015

Republicans have been particularly critical of the president’s decision last year to unilaterally ease the threat of deportation for millions of unauthorized immigrants. Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. approved the legal justification for that action.

by The Wall Street Journal | January 28th, 2015

Loretta Lynch is the first Obama cabinet nominee to go before the Senate since Republicans took control in the November election.

by Josh Kovensky | January 27th, 2015

He is already serving in the Justice Department’s No. 3 position in an acting capacity.

by Politico | January 27th, 2015

Outgoing AG wins spy conviction without calling reporter to testify

by The Wall Street Journal | January 27th, 2015

Government document describes national database.

by New York Daily News | January 26th, 2015

After Sheldon Silver indictment, pundits ponder whether Preet’s got political ambitions.

by Bloomberg Politics | January 26th, 2015

Sheryl Attkisson is witness at nomination hearing.

by The Raw Story | January 26th, 2015

The U.S. Attorney’s office in Brooklyn quietly retreated on what it has once described as a major case, in wake of civil forfeiture controversy and just before hearings for the Attorney General nominee.

by Politico | January 26th, 2015

Though likely to win confirmation, the attorney general nominee will face questions on issues like immigration, war and the IRS.

by Main Justice staff | January 26th, 2015

Humane Society honors FBI Director for tracking animal cruelty offenses.

by The New York Times | January 26th, 2015

The conviction is a significant victory for the Obama administration, which has led an unprecedented crackdown on officials who speak to journalists about security matters without the administration’s approval. Prosecutors prevailed after a yearslong fight in which the journalist, James Risen, refused to identify his sources.

by The Washington Times | January 22nd, 2015

IG faults DOJ in wake of Colombia scandal.

by Marisa Iati | January 22nd, 2015

The new chair and vice chair have replaced Attorney General nominee Loretta Lynch and acting Deputy Attorney General Sally Quillian Yates.

by The New York Times | January 22nd, 2015

The arrest of Mr. Silver, a Democrat from the Lower East Side of Manhattan who has served as speaker for more than two decades, sent shock waves through the political establishment and upending the new legislative session.

by The New York Times | January 21st, 2015

The investigation by the F.B.I., which is complete, found no evidence to support civil rights charges against the officer, Darren Wilson, the officials said.

by Robsonian.com | January 20th, 2015

Leonzo D. Lynch, a pastor in Charlotte, had strong words on the MLK holiday.

by National Review | January 20th, 2015

Leslie Caldwell’s client was a bad guy who got leniency in exchange for informing, NRO says.

by The Wall Street Journal | January 20th, 2015

WSJ editorial begins, “It isn’t often that we praise Eric Holder ….”