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Democratic Senator Blasts Republicans For Turning Hearing Into ‘Soundbite Factory For Fox News’ (VIDEO)

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Senate Republicans have turned Attorney General nominee Loretta Lynch’s confirmation hearing into a circus, and Senator Sheldon Whitehouse blasted them and their “witnesses” for it on Thursday.

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President Obama’s Attorney General Nominee Loretta Lynch: Waterboarding ‘Is Torture,’ And ‘Thus, Is Illegal’ (VIDEO)

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Loretta Lynch called waterboarding tortuous and illegal, vowed to be non-partisan while in office, and said the Constitution, not politics, will guide her in office. She will make a great Attorney General.

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In Surprise Move, Department Of Justice Ends Controversial Civil Seizure Program (VIDEO)

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The practice of seizing a suspects property for auction has been a lucrative business, allowing billions to be taken from people without ever being convicted of a crime, ends today.

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It’s Spreading: New York Times Calls For Cheney And Bush Officials To Be Indicted For Torture

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In a hard-hitting editorial, the New York Times is calling for the investigation and indictment of Dick Cheney and other Bush Admin. officials.

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Right Wing Celebrates Terrorist Attack On Austin, Texas (VIDEO)

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A right-wing media outlet dubbed Larry Steve McQuilliams, the man who used a machine gun to terrorize the city of Austin, a “white hero.”

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Matt Taibbi And Whistleblower Interviewed: How JPMorgan Chase Screwed Us And Avoided Jail (VIDEO)

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What do you think of the US Justice Department’s informal ‘Too Big To Jail’ policy?

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Fox News Readers Complain ‘Racist Halfrican’ Obama Nominated ‘Useless Minority’ For Attorney General (IMAGES)

Fox News Readers Complain ‘Racist Halfrican’ Obama Nominated ‘Useless Minority’ For Attorney General (IMAGES)

Fox News’ “not racist” readers complained that “racist Halfrican” Obama selected a “negro without a clue” for Attorney General.

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Eric Holder To Bogus GOP Investigators: ‘Some People Can Kiss My @ss!’

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Outgoing US Attorney General Eric Holder has a message for GOP Rep. Darrell Issa and his “idiot cronies”: “Some people can kiss my @ss.”

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Republican PAC Calls For New GOP Congress to Impeach Obama

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With Republicans gaining seven seats in the United States Senate, toppling Democratic control, continuous talks of “cooperation” loom. However, amidst the usual backdrop of calls for cooperation, bi-partisanship, and ending gridlock, there’s already calls for┬áthe impeachment of President Obama from the GOP. Right wing talking-head William Gheen of Americans for […]

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Wall Street Busted AGAIN For Stealing Billions From The Public (VIDEO)

Wall Street Busted AGAIN For Stealing Billions From The Public (VIDEO)

Anyone that still says we shouldn’t regulate, investigate and fumigate the hell out of Wall St. is either on the take or a world class imbecile.

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Another Ferguson Cop Goes Off On Social Media; Threatens To Punch The US Attorney General

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Another St. Louis County police officer is under fire over a racist photo and offensive remarks he posted to twitter. In one post officer Mike Weston, who used the twitter address @officeranon2 ┬áthreatened to punch the Attorney General of the United States. Weston was called out by media representatives, after […]

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Private Autopsy Of Michael Brown Shows Multiple Gun Shots, Likely From A Distance

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On Sunday the United States Attorney General, Eric Holder, ordered a second autopsy on 18 year old Michael Brown. Brown was killed by Ferguson police officer, Darren Wilson. Witnesses say the teen was running away with his hands in the air, when Wilson shot him down in the street. On […]

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Feds Come To Chicago To Attack Violence (Video)

Neighborhoods with greatest violence are areas of the city with poorest schools, the greatest lack of opportunity, no economic development. If your neighborhood looks like a Third World country, how do you feel valued living there?

The feds are in Chicago attacking gun violence. In 2013 it was the bloodiest city in the country. Eric Holder Attorney General announced that the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) is deploying seven additional agents to the force bringing the total to 52. The FBI also has […]

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Nevada Shooters Draped Bodies In ‘Don’t Tread On Me’ Flags

Nevada Shooters Draped Bodies In ‘Don’t Tread On Me’ Flags

Witnesses say that the shooters were heard shouting “This is a revolution.” Later, upon searching the killers belongings, police discovered swastikas and white supremacist paraphernalia.

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Ten Negative Messages The Republican Party Is Sending To America’s Kids

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What lessons are republican representatives teaching America’s kids? Here are ten of the worst things the right wing role models for our children.

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Look Who Wants Banks To Take Marijuana Money

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Eric Holder announced that the DOJ will update federal banking policies, making it possible for banks to serve legal pot sellers without fear of prosecution.

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Justice Department Calls For Reforms Regarding Mandatory Minimum Sentences Involving Drugs

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Mandatory minimum sentences have disproportionately affected the black community, particularly in the disparity in sentencing between cocaine and crack.

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DOJ Squares Off With Texas In Court To Stop Erosion Of Voting Rights

DOJ Squares Off With Texas In Court To Stop Erosion Of Voting Rights

Attorney General Eric Holder believes there is plenty of bite left in the Voting Rights Act to effectively take on states with a history of discrimination.

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Chuck Schumer Goes On ‘Meet The Press’ And Destroys Right Wing Talking Points (VIDEO)

Chuck Schumer Goes On ‘Meet The Press’ And Destroys Right Wing Talking Points (VIDEO)

David Gregory bravely repeated right wing talking points but Sen. Chuck Schumer put a stop to that nonsense and schooled the ‘liberal’ reporter.

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‘Irresponsible Leaking Of Classified Information’ May Be Behind DOJ’s Seizure Of Phone Records

‘Irresponsible Leaking Of Classified Information’ May Be Behind DOJ’s Seizure Of Phone Records

The Department of Justice (DoJ) acknowledged Friday that it obtained two months of the Associated Press’ phone records, from 20 separate phone lines, last year.

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