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Attorney General Eric Holder said Thursday that all schools must enroll illegal immigrants as students, citing "troubling reports" that some districts are discriminating against the children of undocumented parents.
Despite a 32-year-old court ruling, school districts continue to raise barriers to enrollment for children brought into the U.S. illegally, the Obama administration said Thursday, characterizing reports of hindrances as troubling.
The state of Wisconsin agreed Thursday to stop enforcing a cap on how much people can donate in total to candidates running for office, ending a federal lawsuit and bringing state law in line with a recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling.
House Republicans voted Wednesday to hold a former Internal Revenue Service official in contempt of Congress for refusing to testify at a pair of committee hearings about her role in the agency's tea party controversy.
In a story May 6 about Cover Oregon's switch to the federal health insurance website, The Associated Press reported erroneously that a state Department of Justice legal memo contradicted one written by the Office of Legislative Counsel. Both memos concluded that Cover Oregon's board could approve a partnership exchange with the federal government under certain conditions.
Supporters of a private school tuition voucher program asked a federal judge Monday to cancel his April order requiring that Louisiana provide regular reports on the program to federal officials.
With votes looming to create a special committee to investigate the Benghazi attacks, hold former IRS official Lois G. Lerner in contempt of Congress and demand a special counsel to look into the IRS, House Republicans have created a political minefield for Democrats in tough re-election races.
A contempt motion against the sheriff who runs the New Orleans jail was dismissed Friday after lawyers for inmates and the Justice Department said they were pleased with steps being taken to improve fire safety at the lockup.
House Republican leaders say they want the Justice Department to appoint a special counsel to investigate the Internal Revenue Service over the way agents scrutinized applications by tea party groups for tax exempt status.