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2014/10/21 01:19
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A Justice Department official pledged Monday to conduct a thorough, independent and objective review of the city police force after hearing more concerns from residents about excessive force and other...
2014/10/21 01:19
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2014/10/21 00:38
2014/10/21 00:38
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WASHINGTON - Labor Secretary Tom Perez is seeking to re-energize President Barack Obama's stalled push for raising the minimum wage from $7.25 to $10.10 an hour and for making paid leave for mothers...
2014/10/20 21:45
2014/10/20 21:45
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Secretary of the U.S. Department of Labor Thomas Perez speaks to business and community leaders at a Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce event, in Los Angeles on Monday, Aug. 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Nick...
2014/10/20 21:21
2014/10/20 21:21
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You're going to have to pay your workers more and give them more say in how you run your business if Labor Secretary Tom Perez has his way. That's the bottom line from Perez's address Monday to the...
2014/10/20 17:17
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Popular Entertainment Photo Galleries BALTIMORE (WJZ)—An investigation revealed Baltimore City taxpayers are spending millions to settle police brutality complaints. It also showed a staggering...
2014/10/20 14:58
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An American Civil Liberties Union attorney was named Wednesday to be the acting head of the Justice Department's Civil Rights Division. Vanita Gupta, who has served for the past four years as deputy...
2014/10/20 11:29
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Eric Holder's legacy: From Guantanamo to Ferguson | Politics - Home Eric Holder's legacy: From Guantanamo to FergusonObama hails attorney general as 'the people's lawyer' as he announces...
2014/10/20 02:44
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WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is taking time out from his much-trumpeted "year of action" to observe a period more important to his Democratic allies in Congress: the season of campaigning. One...
2014/10/18 08:02
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In Asia, Christians often must huddle in home churches, like first-century believers did in Rome. For both, openly practicing religion risked persecution by authorities. America was based on freedom...
2014/10/18 01:41
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Demand for World Series tickets creates market for scammersDemand for World Series tickets creates market for scammers The extraordinary demand for tickets to World Series games at Kauffman Stadium...
2014/10/17 21:24
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The Justice Department and Falcon School District 49 in Colorado Springs have reached a settlement agreement to eliminate and prevent racial harassment and discrimination in schools. We are working to...
2014/10/17 03:41
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U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder announced Wednesday that Vanita Gupta will serve as the acting head of the Department of Justice's Civil Rights Division. Gupta has been an advocate of reducing...
2014/10/17 01:59
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Vanita Gupta (39), an Indian-American attorney described as a “unifier and consensus builder,” who has “done trailblazing work as a civil rights lawyer,” has been appointed by the administration of...
2014/10/16 19:51
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The No. 2 official at the U.S. Justice Department, Deputy Attorney General James Cole, is planning to step down, a person familiar with his plans said on Thursday. Cole's departure is the latest in a...
2014/10/16 19:18
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Vanita Gupta, who has served for the past four years as deputy legal director of the ACLU and director of its Center for Justice, starts at the Justice Department next week. She previously worked as a...
2014/10/16 10:31
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Hazing scandal prompts reforms Recent allegations regarding sexual abuse and hazing at Sayreville War Memorial High School in New Jersey are jarring. The school district’s administration took swift...
2014/10/15 21:51
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Vanita Gupta, New DOJ Civil Rights Pick, Has Supported Marijuana Legalization (Updated) (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call File Photo) Updated 3:31 p.m. | The new nominee to head the Justice Department’s...
2014/10/15 16:16
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A Fountain Hills teacher is fighting back after she claims she was wrongfully terminated for defending a student against racist bullying. Pamela Aister, a 70-year-old fourth grade teacher, was fired...
2014/10/15 07:37
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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama does not plan to announce his choice for attorney general before the November elections, shielding the nomination from the midterm election politics while...
2014/10/14 16:45
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... could not support the President’s nomination of Eric Holder in 2009 because of the many questionable decisions he’d made as Deputy Attorney General. Five years later, I’m confident in the wisdom of...
2014/10/21 01:19
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