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As a longtime, ink-stained wretch, I'm actually glad that some of the Obama administration's bombs targeting our essential liberties found their way out of the Tea Party kill zone and were dropped instead on the Fourth Estate.
An assistant attorney general President Obama is considering for labor secretary oversaw a Justice Department section hampered by racially-charged ideological divisions, an inspector general report says.
James O'Keefe, a conservative activist known for using hidden cameras on unwitting participants to lend support to his views, turned his lens on the District's primary elections last Tuesday to weigh in on voter ID laws.
The chief of the criminal division in the U.S. Attorney's Office in Arizona cited his Fifth Amendment rights against self-incrimination in refusing Friday to testify before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee in its ongoing investigation into the failed "Fast and Furious" gunrunning operation.
Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. expressed serious concern Wednesday about Americans' safety from possible revenge attacks for Osama bin Laden's death and expects the terrorist watch list to be expanded, based on evidence collected in the al Qaeda leader's compound.
If Republicans on Tuesday win the majority of seats in the House, that body's intelligence panel is likely to give fresh oversight of the Obama administration's prosecution review of the CIA's enhanced interrogation program.
"As the head of the department, he alone bears ultimate responsibility for the serious abuses that occurred on his watch over the last four years," he said.
While many conservatives think voters should be required to present identification when the go to the polls, Mr. Holder has spoken against the proposals as an unnecessary move that could bar legal residents from voting.