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U.S. Attorney Eric Holder Jr. poses for pictures at the 50th Anniversary of the march on Washington and Martin Luther King's Speech, August 24, 2013.(Photo courtesy Shutterstock)

California Legislature enlists former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder to defend against Trump

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Bracing for an adversarial relationship with President-elect Donald Trump,…

 

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Attorney general to bid farewell after 6-year tenure

Attorney General Eric Holder was bidding farewell to the Justice Department on…

 

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Loretta Lynch wins confirmation as attorney general

Federal prosecutor Loretta Lynch won confirmation to serve as attorney general Thursday…

 

Gabrielle Lurie/Special to The S.F. ExaminerU.S. Attorney General Eric Holder

US attorney general visits SF to speak about community relations with police

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder spoke with a group of San Francisco…

Gabrielle Lurie/Special to The S.F. ExaminerU.S. Attorney General Eric Holder
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White House: Holder resigning as attorney general

Eric Holder, who served as the public face of the Obama administration's…

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Holder brings his civil rights push to Ferguson

Eric Holder talks about the nation's civil rights struggles in a way…

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AP Photo/Pablo Martinez MonsivaisAttorney General Eric Holder participates in a news conference at the Justice Department in Washington Monday

Citigroup to pay $7B in subprime mortgages probe

Citigroup has agreed to pay $7 billion to settle a federal investigation…

AP Photo/Pablo Martinez MonsivaisAttorney General Eric Holder participates in a news conference at the Justice Department in Washington Monday
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US targets European bank hackers in mass theft

A band of hackers implanted viruses on computers around the world, seized…

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$4 billion: Bogus tax refunds a growing problem

An Internet connection and a bunch of stolen identities are all it…

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AP Photo/Susan WalshAttorney General Eric Holder announces a $1.2 billion settlement with Toyota over its disclosure of safety problems

Toyota to pay $1.2B to settle criminal probe

Toyota agreed to pay $1.2 billion to settle an investigation by the…

AP Photo/Susan WalshAttorney General Eric Holder announces a $1.2 billion settlement with Toyota over its disclosure of safety problems
AP Photo/Manuel Balce CenetaAttorney General Eric Holder speaks at the annual Attorneys General Winter Meeting in Washington

Holder: Discriminatory laws don't need defending

State attorneys general are not obligated to defend laws in their states…

AP Photo/Manuel Balce CenetaAttorney General Eric Holder speaks at the annual Attorneys General Winter Meeting in Washington
AP Photo/Mendocino County Sheriff's OfficeThis 2013 photo released by the Mendocino County Sheriff's Office shows Jonathan Denver. Denver

Drug reforms are welcome, but should be enshrined in federal law

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder's announcement that the federal government is shifting…

AP Photo/Mendocino County Sheriff's OfficeThis 2013 photo released by the Mendocino County Sheriff's Office shows Jonathan Denver. Denver
Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerClosing: A customer uses the services of the Vapor Room

Feds close 'model' San Francisco medical marijuana dispensaries

Two San Francisco medical cannabis dispensaries praised as models for their industry…

Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerClosing: A customer uses the services of the Vapor Room

Pelosi justified in criticizing House’s contempt charges

On a day when Rep. Nancy Pelosi should have been celebrating the…

Unkept promise for ‘new era of open government’

Justice Department documents made public yesterday by Judicial Watch exposed quite a…

Unkept promise for ‘new era of open government’

Justice Department documents made public yesterday by Judicial Watch exposed quite a…

Failed weapons operation appears to be a cover-up

It’s been nearly four decades since Watergate, so perhaps we should not…

ATF’s Melson to testify on Fast and Furious

Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms acting director Kenneth Melson will testify…

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Morning Examiner: My, my, Congressman, what strong arms you have!

- Rep. Chris Lee, R-N.Y., has resigned after allegations of trolling for…