Dennis K. Burke

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  • President Obama speaks at Ellicott Dredges in Baltimore on May 17, 2013, during his second "Middle Class Jobs and Opportunity Tour." (Associated Press)

    EDITORIAL: The Obama enemies list

    The Obama administration has an enemies list, and John Dodson was on it. The special agent for the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) infuriated his superiors by alerting Congress and everyone else about the government's gunrunning scheme called Fast and Furious.


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

    Family of slain border agent wants Holder to take responsibility

    The family of U.S. Border Patrol Agent Brian A. Terry, killed by Mexican bandits at a site where investigators found weapons purchased during the Fast and Furious operation, said if Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. did not know about the investigation or its tactics, he should have and should now accept responsibility.


  • **FILE** Kenneth E. Melson, acting director of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), speaks at a news conference in Houston in April 2009. (Associated Press)

    ATF replaces director amid weapons probe

    Kenneth E. Melson, acting director of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives who was caught this year in a firestorm over the "Fast and Furious" undercover gun investigation, was reassigned Tuesday and will be replaced by U.S. Attorney B. Todd Jones of Minnesota.


  • ** FILE ** These mug shots of Jared Lee Loughner were released on Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2011, by the U.S. Marshals Service. (AP Photo/U.S. Marshal's Office)

    Loughner faces 49 counts, possible death penalty

    A federal grand jury in Tucson on Friday returned a 49-count superseding indictment against Jared Lee Loughner in the killing of a federal judge and a congressional staff member, as well as for causing the deaths of four others during an attempt to assassinate Rep. Gabrielle Giffords at her "Congress on Your Corner" event in January.


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