Eric Holder's file:
Holder

Democrat from Washington, D.C.

Eric H. Holder Jr. is Attorney General of the United States.

Recent statements involving Eric Holder

Republicans "went out of the way to praise (Eric) Holder's nomination. ... Not a single Republican senator opposed Eric Holder's nomination."

Says that according to the U.S. Census Bureau, 71.2 percent of Hispanic registered voters in Texas and over 86 percent of African American registered voters participated in the 2012 elections.

Says a Justice Department memo "directs that you must openly embrace gay marriage and homosexuality."

Says recent studies indicate that nationally, only 8 percent of white voting-age citizens but 25 percent of African-American voting-age citizens lack government-issued photo IDs.

Says lawyer appointed by Eric Holder to investigate government leaks helped and donated to Obama's campaign, vetting vice presidential prospects.

Recent stories featuring Eric Holder

Rush Limbaugh, Cokie Roberts, Fox News 'banned' in Canada: PolitiFact Oregon Roundup:

Rush Limbaugh says "not a single" Repubican senator voted to confirm U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, while Cokie Roberts edges ever closer to getting a Twitter account, all in today's PolitiFact Oregon Roundup.

Are Sensenbrenner and Moore in agreement on Voting Rights Act?:

As the Supreme Court mulls over the fate of the Voting Rights Act, House Democrat Gwen Moore cites House Republican Jim Sensenbrenner's backing of the landmark law as she advocates for saving it.

But do the pair really agree on what constitutes a threat to voting rights? We take a look.

Cornyn says investigator earlier pitched in for Obama's election, vetting vice presidential prospects:

John Cornyn called for Eric Holder to go, also questioning another government lawyer's independence.

PolitiFact Texas digs into Fast and Furious:

Attorney General Eric Holder’s congressional testimony on the botched federal gun trafficking operation reminds us of our recent fact-check of a claim by Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst that we rated False.

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