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Prince William County officials are trying to convince the federal government that they treat minorities fairly enough to be excused from extra oversight of their local elections.
A year after suing Arizona over its tough immigration law, Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. told Congress on Tuesday that his department is prepared to sue Utah for going the other way and creating its own guest-worker program - though he is giving the state some time to change its law.
Hotels, restaurants, airlines and other businesses open to the public need to make some adjustments soon. The federal government says they must accommodate the animals that help the blind and others with disabilities.
Americans can rightly rejoice at the long overdue demise of Osama bin Laden. His death, however, as with the deaths of other key al Qaeda leaders - from Abu Musab Zarqawi in Iraq to Abu Sulaiman in the Philip- pines - doesn't means an end to the strug- gle we are engaged in.
The Obama administration on Friday renewed its proposal to force gun dealers in four southwest border states to register multiple firearms sales. According to its filing in the Federal Register, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) wants to create detailed records of whenever anyone attempts to purchase more than one semi-automatic rifle in Arizona, California, New Mexico and Texas. The registry scheme highlights Department of Justice (DOJ) hypocrisy on the gun issue.
More than 80 percent of the 2,515 suspected incidents of human trafficking investigated by law enforcement agencies between January 2008 and June 2010 involved adult prostitution or the exploitation and forced prostitution of children, a Justice Department report released Thursday says.
Those who support amnesty and nonenforcement of our immigration laws don't like to talk about how much illegal immigration costs American citizens. But a March report from the Government Accountability Office (GAO) graphically illustrates some of those costs, which go far beyond dollars.
Along with wiretaps, undercover drug buys, cooperating witnesses and other evidence typically seen in major conspiracy cases, federal prosecutors are scouring the Facebook pages of defendants for proof in a potential death penalty trial.
Thanks in part to a $1.6 million personal loan to his own campaign, former Dallas Mayor Tom Leppert and his $2.6 million war chest have the early fundraising lead in a crowded field of Republicans looking to succeed Texas Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison in 2012.