After a 13-month investigation, the U.S. Department of Justice released a 164-page report Friday detailing the abuse of force by the Chicago Police Department (CPD). According to their findings, officers’ brutality often goes unpunished — especially when its perpetrated in communities of color.
Obama appointed Comey FBI director because he seemed like the best man in the Bush administration — a tragic error that could lose his team the political World Series. Obama’s choice is clear. For the common good, Director Comey must be stopped.
Media figures from across the political spectrum are criticizing FBI Director James Comey for defying Justice Department rules and precedent.
Hillary Clinton challenged FBI Director James Comey to provide a fuller explanation of investigative steps he is taking related to her use of a private email server.
An immediate chorus of criticism arose from former DOJ officials steeped in its policies. The former director of the DOJ’s public affairs office, Matthew Miller, issued a dozen stunning tweets that slammed Comey.
Political leaders responded to last night’s shootings on TV and social media with an outpouring of compassion and support.
Lynch said she accepted the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s recommendations that no charges be brought in the probe, as Republicans made clear they would not let Clinton’s email headaches fade away easily.
The meeting with Bill Clinton appears to have been a coincidence. The former president, who was departing the airport on a private jet, noticed Lynch’s plane had arrived and decided to go over and say hello, said a person familiar with the meeting.
U.S. law enforcement officials have charged 301 suspects with trying to defraud Medicare and other federal insurance programs in 2016, marking the “largest takedown” involving health care fraud allegations, the Justice Department said on Wednesday.
Conan O’Brien decided that with everybody comparing Donald Trump to Adolf Hitler, he would bring on a special guest to respond to the charge.
DOJ seeks to force city to change its police department and court system after the federal government found both to be biased against minorities.
Determining who leaked the phony “criminal referral” is important because – if we accept the ‘Times’ editors’ version – then one or more federal officials evidently tried under cover of anonymity to smear a presidential contender.
South Carolina does not have a hate crimes statute, and so the hate crime charges that Roof targeted the victims “because of their race and in order to interfere with their exercise of religion,” are part of the federal indictment, Attorney General Loretta Lynch said.
Soccer is the top sport in just about every country except this one. So who is picking up the tab to restore decency to the national sport of other countries? The U.S. taxpayer.
In the wake of Freddie Gray’s death in police custody, U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch announced Friday that the Department of Justice will launch a full-scale civil rights investigation into Baltimore’s police.
Following Freddie Gray’s death and the riots it sparked, Loretta Lynch visits Baltimore as one of her first duties as Attorney General.
President Barack Obama on Friday called on Republicans to schedule a vote on his nominee to replace outgoing Attorney General Eric Holder, calling Loretta Lynch’s monthslong wait a case of Senate “dysfunction” gone too far.
Reid: “I had a conversation today with a number of Republicans and told them really to get her done, or I will make sure they will have an opportunity to vote against her.”
As Loretta Lynch waits for the Senate to vote on her nomination, the attorney general’s office is stuck in a political limbo as well.
With the backing of five Senate Republicans, Loretta Lynch’s confirmation as the first African American female attorney general looks assured.
Sen. Whitehouse pointed out Republicans were talking about every topic at the Loretta Lynch hearing — except one.