Attorney General Eric Holder found himself in a familiar position Tuesday — up on Capitol Hill and under fire from Senate Republicans. One senator called on Holder to resign. Others on the Judiciary Committee wanted to know whether his Justice Department could properly pursue leak investigations — and why he wouldn't share more information about a botched gun operation.
The panel of eight women and four men began deliberations late Tuesday after prosecution and defense lawyers made their final arguments in the case against the star pitcher. Clemens is accused of lying to Congress when he denied using performance-enhancing drugs.
It sounds like a battle between graphic-novel superheroes, but the NBA's championship matchup, which starts tonight, pits two teams that couldn't be more different against each other. Starting with the marquee tilt, LeBron James vs. Kevin Durant, here's a look at five stellar storylines.
The Department of Justice is suing the state of Florida over its efforts to purge the state's voter registration lists of non-citizens. The agency argues that the effort is being conducted too close to the August 14 primary, in violation of federal law. Florida officials counter that their efforts have been delayed because the federal government has not shared a database of non-citizens to help it clean up its voter registration lists. It's part of an escalating fight between the Obama administration and Republican-led states over voter laws.
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is reaching across the aisle to Democrats with bratwurst and beer tonight, but who's biting? A few pols have already bowed out, despite the three brands of brats and several local beers on offer.
The emotional scars of some young, recently returned veterans are mending through recreational rehabilitation programs. One program started by two former service members gets vets out of their hospital beds for a few days of hunting in rural Pennsylvania.
After boldly declaring last week that voters didn't want more teachers, police and firefighters, Mitt Romney shifted his stance Tuesday. In a Fox News appearance, he clearly was distancing himself from his statement of four days earlier.
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