If confirmed, he will replace Tom Perez, who became Secretary of Labor earlier this year.
Rep. Pete Olson of Sugarland — a former chief of staff to the state’s senior senator, John Cornyn — today filed articles of impeachment with the support of five other Texas House members.
Feds are scrutinizing JPMorgan’s ties to the daughter of former Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao as part of a wider bribery investigation into whether the bank swapped contracts and jobs for business deals with state-owned Chinese companies.
DOJ’s approval of the American Airlines-US Airways deal may hurt consumers.
Rep. Pete Olson (R-Texas) is leading the charge, along with 10 other House Republicans.
The 1974 Tunney Act requires that any DOJ antitrust settlement go before a federal judge to determine if the deal is in the public interest.
A veteran prosecutor, James Lord spent more than 20 years at the U.S. Attorney’s office in Seattle.
… and everybody wins.
Board: DOJ retreats on airline merger to avoid losing in court.
“[T]he episode leaves the DOJ having to explain what the past few months of aggressive lawyering was all about,” a Dallas Morning News editorial writer opined.
Caroline Diane Krass is currently Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General in the Justice Department’s Office of Legal Counsel.
Federal prosecutors plan to make their recommendation this week on whether they believe Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev should face the death penalty if convicted in the deadly attack.
Sean Joyce was appointed deputy director of the bureau in September 2011; He will be replaced by Mark Giuliano, the special agent in charge of the Atlanta Division.
That said, why settle this case? Because in the ways I have discussed, this settlement improves on a problematic status quo. It provides more competition than exists today in this industry.
The Department of Justice today announced that it is requiring the airlines to divest slots and gates at key constrained airports across the country to low cost carrier airlines in order to enhance system-wide competition in the airline industry resulting in more choices and more competitive airfares for consumers.
A federal judge recommended that a large firm turn over e-mails and other data that may help the government decide which banks to sue for packaging shoddy mortgages into securities that fueled the financial crisis.
Full appeals court should review ill-advised decision to remove Judge Scheindlin.
Caldwell has been nominated to be the Assistant Attorney General for the Criminal Division.
Man running IG’s office is under investigation; so is the man nominated to replace him.
Republican Sen. John Cornyn sent out a fundraising email Friday that features doctored photos of the president, Attorney General and House minority leader.
The U.K. Serious Fraud Office will increase links with U.K. security agencies in a bid to put more pressure on companies to self-report activities such as bribery.
Criminal convictions and prison sentences instead of just fines?
How underfunded the DOJ is now, Manhattan U.S. Attorney says.
Months after stepping down as Connecticut’s U.S. Attorney, David Fein has landed as general counsel for Standard Chartered, which has been trying to rebuild its image after being fined $667 million by U.S. regulators last year.
Column: Public should demand better from DOJ.
Jane Harman: Foreign spying policies need to be open.
If confirmed, Techau, Iowa’s former public safety commissioner, would fill the role left open by Stephanie Rose.
Glen Kopp spent almost six years as an assistant U.S. Attorney in the Southern District of New York.
Paul Charlton, who served as U.S. Attorney for six years under George W. Bush, will become a partner in the firm’s Phoenix office.
James Risen asked the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit to halt proceedings in a leak case while he makes an appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court.
"Eric has been in enough difficult jobs at this point, including this one, where he understands that the highs and the lows of what this town thinks -- who is up and who is down -- is completely irrelevant.” -- White House Counsel Kathryn Ruemmler