Attorney General Eric Holder has dispatched federal poll watchers to 18 states to watch for discrimination against voters. The Hill reports, “Monitors will head to Arizona, California, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Kansas, North Carolina, Nebraska, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas and Wisconsin.”
In a speech given October 23, Senator Rand Paul (R-Ky.) pushed President Obama to hurry passage of the Trans-Pacific Partnership.
The conservative Citizens for a Strong New Hampshire filed a lawsuit Thursday against the Internal Revenue Service for allegedly withholding information about correspondence between the IRS and two New Hampshire members of Congress over the IRS targeting of conservative non-profit organizations applying for tax-exempt status.
Attorney General Eric Holder’s retirement was formally announced on September 25, to the delight of his critics and without much opposition from President Obama. And though Holder has been disgraced by scandals on numerous occasions during his tenure with the Justice Department, he stated during Wednesday’s “Washington Ideas Forum” that his one regret was his court order for Fox News reporter James Rosen’s e-mails.
But for critics of the outgoing attorney general, the notion that he could whittle down six years of controversy and scandal into just one regret is ludicrous.
Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett is hoping his signing of a pro-gun bill will prove to be his life-saver on Tuesday.