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Attorney General Eric Holder attends President Barack Obama's immigration reform speech at the White House, June 11, 2013 in Washington, DC.

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Attorney General Eric Holder attends President Barack Obama's immigration reform speech at the White House, June 11, 2013 in Washington, DC.

Holder’s ‘Transparency:’ Four Years Later

In March 2009, Attorney General Eric Holder issued a memo to government agencies on complying with the Freedom of Information Act, which requires the prompt release of public records. Holder said in the document that timely responses are “an essential...

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People wait in line to obtain absentee ballots to vote on site at the Miami-Dade County elections office, on Oct. 10, 2012.

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People wait in line to obtain absentee ballots to vote on site at the Miami-Dade County elections office, on Oct. 10, 2012.

Romney Faces Florida Setback as Republican Early Voting Lead Cut

For more than two decades, Republicans in Florida have had a significant advantage over Democrats in absentee voting. Not this year. After a week of early voting, Democrats are casting absentee ballots in nearly even numbers, posing a potential setback...

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