Wednesday, June 20, 2011 will go down in history as the day that was the beginning of the end for President Barack Obama’s presidency. With the president’s execution of executive privilege regarding United States Attorney General Eric Holder’s “Fast and Furious” gun-walking scandal.
Elected officials would do well to remember that it is the job of the voters to pick their representatives, it is not the job of elected officials to pick who gets to vote.
There is a new wave of demands for U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder’s resignation over the “Fast and Furious” gun-running scandal.
The attorney general made the remarks at a Senate hearing when asked by Sen. Frank Lautenberg how a law enforcement agency could spy on another state’s residents without notifying authorities.
City attorneys said in a brief filed in the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals that federal Judge Nicholas Garaufis should be removed from the case.
Gov. Dan Malloy believes a recent Justice Department legal opinion opens the door for online gambling in every state. Republican leader John McKinney is not on board.
Manssor Arbabsiar, a 56-year-old U.S. citizen who also holds an Iranian passport, was charged along with Gholam Shakuri, whom authorities said was a Quds Force member.
The fund is designed to help people suffering from lung disease and other respiratory ailments connected to the tons of caustic dust that blanketed Lower Manhattan after the collapse of the twin towers.
The suit is accusing a Riverdale landlord of exercising the kind of quiet housing bias that keeps some neighborhoods mostly white — even when people of color have the money and means to move there.
The hotel already has some accessible rooms. However, government civil rights lawyers complained that some of its most deluxe areas didn’t meet federal standards for handicapped access.
A lawyer for some 9/11 family members says Eric Holder has agreed to meet with them on Aug. 24 regarding the FBI inquiry into the allegations surrounding Rupert Murdoch’s media empire.
The U.S. Justice Department says that marijuana dispensaries and licensed growers in states with medical marijuana laws could face prosecution for violating federal drug and money-laundering laws.
The ACLU’s New Jersey chapter asked the government in September to provide federal oversight of Newark’s 1,300-officer department.
The Justice Department probably will never receive congressional approval to put the alleged Sept. 11 conspirators on trial in a civilian court, a key senator on the issue of terrorism trials said Sunday.
The assemblyman says the type will be so small on statewide primary ballots next week that the New York City Board of Elections will need magnifying glasses at polling places.