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U.S. attorney general pushes to stop suing local police

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions said on Tuesday that the federal government should stop spending money to sue local police departments, signaling a sharp departure from the previous administration’s policy toward law enforcement exhibiting patterns of racism or excessive force. In his speech to the National Association of Attorneys General in Washington, Sessions said the

Federal judge in Seattle temporarily halts Trump’s immigration order nationwide

A federal judge in Seattle brought the Trump administration’s executive order on immigration to a halt nationwide Friday, issuing a temporary restraining order in U.S. District Court until further hearings can be held. “The Constitution prevailed today,” Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson said after the ruling. “No one is above the law — not even the president.”

State GOP Calls for the Impeachment of Barack Obama

The state of South Dakota is a fairly independent-minded state that isn’t exactly fond of President Obama in particular, or Washington DC in general. South Dakota is one of the states behind the push for a Balanced Budget Amendment to the Constitution and an Article V Convention of States that would be designed to help

Eric Holder: No Plans at DOJ to Investigate Waiting Lists and Veteran Deaths at VA Hospitals

The Weekly Standard – by JOHN MCCORMACK Attorney General Eric Holder said Tuesday that the Department of Justice doesn’t have any plans to investigate allegations that veterans placed on secret waiting lists at VA hospitals died while waiting for care. “Well, obviously these reports if they’re true are unacceptable, and the allegations are being taken very seriously