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  • **FILE** Part of a cache of seized weapons is displayed Jan. 25, 2011, at a news conference in Phoenix. The ATF received  fire over a Phoenix-based gun-trafficking investigation called "Fast and Furious," in which agents allowed hundreds of guns into the hands of straw purchasers in hopes of making a bigger case. Two of those weapons were found in December at the fatal shooting of U.S. Border Patrol agent Brian Terry. (Associated Press)

    Family seeks millions in Fast and Furious lawsuit

    The family of slain U.S. Border Patrol Agent Brian A. Terry have filed a lawsuit against the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), claiming the failure of officials within the agency to properly oversee the Fast and Furious gunrunning operation led to the agent's death. The lawsuit seeks $25 million in compensation.

  • **FILE** House Oversight Committee Chairman Darrell Issa, California Republican, hears Sept. 20, 2012, on Capitol Hill in Washington from Inspector General Michael Horowitz, the Justice Department's internal watchdog, the day after he issued a report faulting the department for disregard of public safety in "Operation Fast and Furious," the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives' program that allowed hundreds of guns to reach Mexican drug gangs. (Associated Press)

    Issa: 'Real accountability' for Fast and Furious is happening

    Two years after weapons found at the site of the killing of a U.S. Border Patrol agent were traced to the failed Fast and Furious gunrunning investigation, a senior House Republican who led committee hearings into the shooting and the operation says there has been "real accountability" for those whose actions contributed to the death and Justice Department officials who failed to properly oversee the operation.

  • Border Patrol Agent Brian A. Terry (Associated Press)

    'Fast and Furious' 'straw buyer' gets 57-month term

    The man who bought two semi-automatic assault rifles found at the scene of the fatal 2010 shooting of a U.S. Border Patrol agent in Arizona was sentenced Wednesday in federal court in Phoenix to 57 months in prison over his role in the botched Fast and Furious gun-running investigation.

  • Border Patrol Agent Brian A. Terry (Associated Press)

    5 Mexicans ‘patrolling’ when border agent killed

    A Mexican national who pleaded guilty in the fatal shooting of a U.S. Border Patrol agent — whose 2010 death led to a congressional probe of the botched "Fast and Furious" gunrunning operation — was part of a group of five Mexicans armed with semiautomatic assault rifles who were "patrolling" north of the U.S.-Mexico border with the intent to "intentionally and forcibly assault" U.S. border agents.

  • Border Patrol Agent Brian A. Terry (Associated Press)

    Man pleads guilty to killing Border Patrol agent

    A Mexican national charged in the killing of a U.S. Border Patrol agent during a December 2010 gunfight along the Arizona-Mexico border pleaded guilty Tuesday in federal court in Tucson.

  • **FILE** Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. speaks July 26, 2012, in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington. (Associated Press)

    Management failures cited in 'Fast and Furious' report

    The Justice Department's Office of Inspector General on Wednesday blamed the failure of Operation Fast and Furious on a series of "misguided strategies," but found no evidence that Attorney General Eric. H. Holder Jr. knew of the misguided gunrunning investigation before its public unraveling in January 2011.

  • Rep. Darrell E. Issa tells the media that Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. must provide Congress with the requested documents in the "Fast and Furious" probe. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

    Report: 5 ATF officials blamed in botched 'Fast and Furious' operation

    House and Senate investigators singled out five ATF officials Tuesday for blame in the failure of the Fast and Furious gunrunning operation that led to the transfer of more than 2,000 illegally purchased weapons to drug smugglers in Mexico.

  • Border Patrol agent Brian A. Terry was slain north of the Arizona-Mexico border. (Associated Press)

    Five men indicted in death of border agent

    Five men were named Monday in a federal grand jury indictment unsealed in Tucson in the December 2010 shooting death of U.S. Border Patrol Agent Brian A. Terry, with the FBI announcing a $1 million reward for information leading to the arrest of four of them who have been designated as fugitives.

  • Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. appears before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington on Tuesday, June 12, 2012. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

    Border Patrol group calls for Holder's resignation

    The National Border Patrol Council, which represents all 17,000 of the agency's nonsupervisory agents, called Monday for the resignation of Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. for his role in the botched "Fast and Furious" gunrunning operation that resulted in the death of a U.S. Border Patrol agent.

  • 'Straw buyers' plead guilty to dealing guns

    The man who purchased two semi-automatic assault rifles found at the scene of the fatal December 2010 shooting of a U.S. Border Patrol agent just north of the Arizona-Mexico border pleaded guilty Thursday to two felony charges in the federal government's botched Fast and Furious gun-smuggling investigation.

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