DOJ Set to Fight Same-Sex Marriage Bans in Supreme Court

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-07_11d8b158e4.jpgiStockphoto/Thinkstock (WASHINGTON) -- The Justice Department is set to urge the Supreme Court to uphold a lower-court ruling and block states from banning same-sex marriage, Attorney General Eric Holder said. The nation's top law enforcement official's remarks come just days after Utah officials announced they will ask the Supreme Court to overrule a lower court that concluded gay couples can legally marry in the state.

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House Judiciary Chair Goodlatte Dismisses Calls for Obama Impeachment

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-07_64c98c78b0.jpgPhoto By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call (NEW YORK) -- House Judiciary Committee chair Rep. Bob Goodlatte, R-Virginia, said Sunday on This Week that he won’t push for the impeachment of President Obama, despite recent calls by some Republicans. “We are not working on or drawing up articles of impeachment,” Goodlatte told ABC News’ George Stephanopoulos on This Week Sunday.

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Holder: Palin Wasn't a Good VP Candidate, Worse Judge of Who Should Be Impeached

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-07_aaf7cae299.jpgPhoto by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) --  Attorney General Eric Holder is challenging Republicans who are calling for his and President Obama's impeachment, and denouncing what he calls a "gridlocked Washington" stalled by what he says is a Republican Party bent on blocking any of the administration's efforts.

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Latest Syria Threat 'More Frightening Than Anything' Else, Holder Says

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-07_051e1dd386.jpgPhoto by Olivier Douliery-Pool/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) -- Recent intelligence indicating that bomb-makers from Yemen have teamed up with terrorists in Syria to develop a new generation of undetectable explosives is "more frightening than anything" else the Obama administration has seen, Attorney General Eric Holder warned, becoming the first U.S. official to publicly confirm ABC News reporting on the threat.

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Former White House Lawyer Convicted of Attempted Murder

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-07_9246084738.jpg (STAMFORD, Conn.) -- After more than six hours of deliberations, a jury  found a former White House lawyer guilty of attempting to murder his wife. John Michael Farren, a 61-year-old who served as an attorney in both Bush administrations, was convicted Friday on charges of first-degree assault, risk of injury to a child, and attempted murder for a 2010 incident.

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