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ND prosecutors on track for new drug law guidelines

August 14, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

Attorney General Eric Holder on Monday announced sweeping directives on federal drug prosecutions, but North Dakota’s top lawyer says increased drug use in the western part of the state already has attorneys here following Holder’s philosophy of focusing on big fish, not small offenders. Continue Reading

Boehner: House will go ahead with contempt vote

June 27, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Speaker John Boehner says the House will move forward with a contempt of Congress vote against Attorney General Eric Holder over the botched gun-tracking operation known as Fast and Furious.
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AG Holder proposes meeting by Monday with Issa

June 14, 2012 in The Daily Republic

WASHINGTON (AP) Attorney General Eric Holder is proposing to meet with Rep. Darrell Issa by Monday to settle a dispute over Justice Department documents the congressman is demanding on a flawed gun-smuggling probe.
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Romney calls on Attorney General Eric Holder to resign

December 3, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney is calling on President Barack Obama’s attorney general to resign because of the flawed law enforcement initiative aimed at dismantling major arms trafficking networks on the Southwest border. Continue Reading

9/11 families to meet with AG on Murdoch scandal

July 27, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Attorney General Eric Holder has agreed to meet Aug. 24 with some of the 9/11 family members regarding the FBI inquiry into the allegations surrounding Rupert Murdoch’s media empire, a lawyer said today. Continue Reading

U.S. Attorney General’s Minn. visit marred by protests

May 27, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder visited Minneapolis Friday to praise the city for its program to reduce youth violence, but was interrupted several times by outbursts from protesters who claim the government has been unfairly targeting anti-war activists in a federal investigation. Continue Reading

Opinion: Letters to the Editor

September 3, 2010 in The Daily Republic

Herseth Sandlin is ‘S.D. to the core’
To the Editor:
We’ve heard it said that Stephanie Herseth Sandlin has departed from her South Dakota roots. We don’t believe it. The other day, when our dog got loose, who helped us round him up? Our neighbor, South Dakota’s very own congresswoman.
Having Stephanie as a neighbor means that we can find her and her husband, Max, playing with their son, Zachary, in the back yard. In the evenings, on our way to bed, there she is washing dishes in her kitchen window. Continue Reading