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US Attorney General Eric Holder (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Opinion: Calling For Eric Holder’s Resignation – Again

As the calls for U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder’s resignation over the “Fast and Furious” gun-running scandal rages on, there is a new wave of demands for him to step down regarding yet another issue […]

06/13/2012

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Department Of Justice Monitor Alameda County Polls

There were more than just poll workers and voters at Alameda County polls during Tuesday’s primary election. Department of Justice monitors are in the county to watch for possible voter discrimination.

06/05/2012

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Feds To Monitor Alameda County Elections For Discrimination

The Justice Department is sending monitors to three California counties to watch for possible voter discrimination during the primary election.

06/04/2012

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ConsumerWatch: Government Sues To Block AT&T, T-Mobile Merger

The Justice Department filed suit Wednesday to block AT&T’s $39 billion deal to buy T-Mobile USA on grounds that it would raise prices for consumers.

KPIX 5–08/31/2011

A Shell gas station customer pumps gas in Menlo Park (AP)

After Leaving SF, Obama Announces Gas Price Task Force

President Barack Obama said Thursday that the Justice Department will try to “root out” cases of fraud or manipulation in oil markets.

CBS San Francisco–04/21/2011

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Google, Apple On Opposite Sides In Online Video Fight

A behind-the-scenes battle over dueling video technologies has attracted the attention of the U.S. Department of Justice.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–03/04/2011

Jim Rinefierd holds up a US flag and a Human Rights Campaign flag during a rally in support of a repeal of the 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' policy. (Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Government Asks SF Appeals Court To Uphold ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’

The Obama administration may have concluded that laws targeting gay Americans are presumably unconstitutional, but it still asked a federal appeals court Friday to refrain for now from striking down the ban on gays serving openly in the military.

CBS San Francisco–02/25/2011

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Bay Area Gays Applaud: Obama Won’t Defend DOMA, Feinstein Seeks Repeal

In a major policy reversal being cheered by the gay community in the Bay Area, the Obama administration said Wednesday it would no longer defend the constitutionality of a federal law banning recognition of same-sex marriage.

CBS San Francisco–02/23/2011

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Oakland Warned Pot Farms Would Break U.S. Law

Northern California’s top federal prosecutor has warned Oakland officials that large-scale marijuana farms licensed by the city would violate U.S. law and could lead to a crackdown.

02/03/2011

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Federal Drug Czar Says California Pot Law Could Spark Court Action

President Barack Obama’s drug czar says federal officials haven’t ruled out taking legal action if California voters pass a ballot initiative to legalize recreational medical use.

CBS San Francisco–10/20/2010

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