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WILL CROMARY/THE HOYA Former Attorney General Eric Holder, a Democrat, described his battle against partisan gerrymandering in an event hosted by the Institute of Politics and Public Service on Monday.

Former AG Holder Lays Out Democrats’ Campaign Against Gerrymandering

Partisan gerrymandering poses a threat to voting rights in the United States and disproportionately disenfranchises Democratic voters, former Attorney General Eric Holder said at an event hosted by the Georgetown University Institute of Politics and Public Service on Monday. The event, moderated by GU Politics Executive Director Mo Elleithee (SFS[Read More…]

by March 21, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
COURTESY ERIC HOLDER
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder announced his retirement in September and will likely step down in the next two weeks.

Holder Talks Race, Drug War in Reflection on Tenure

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder announced his resignation in September after six years in the administration of President Barack Obama, during which time Holder presided over the response to the 2008 financial crisis, the War on Terror and, most recently, the national furor over race relations in the criminal justice[Read More…]

by March 6, 2015 2 comments City News, News, News - Top

DC Voting, Statehood Debated

Amid talk of D.C. statehood, outgoing Attorney General Eric Holder brought increased attention to the District’s lack of voting representation in Congress in a speech to the Congressional Black Caucus on Sept. 26. Holder, a D.C. resident, gave the speech a day after announcing his plans to resign and focused[Read More…]

by October 3, 2014 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

Mandatory Minimums a Better Path to Justice

To The Editor: Re: “With Race, Holder’s Weak Action” The Hoya, Sept. 30, A3 I, too, have a bitter taste left in my mouth by the fact that those responsible for the financial collapse of the last decade seemed to have been simply slapped on the hand and told, “Don’t[Read More…]

by October 3, 2014 0 comments Commentary, Opinion

Holder Not Responsible for Economic Disparity

To The Editor: I find deeply tenuous Hunter Main’s argument (“With Race, Holder’s Weak Action,” The Hoya, Sept. 30, A3) that Attorney General Eric Holder’s racial legacy is murky due to his failure to prosecute high-level financial executives responsible for excesses of the 2008 recession. While Main accurately explains how[Read More…]

by October 3, 2014 0 comments Commentary, Opinion
MAIN: For Holder, a Murky Legacy on Race

MAIN: For Holder, a Murky Legacy on Race

Ta-Nehisi Coates’ award-winning 2012 essay in The Atlantic, “Fear of a Black President,” sought to explain why Barack Obama has stayed nearly silent on the topic of race, even with his access to the nation’s loudest bully pulpit and his status as the first black president. Coates castigated him for[Read More…]

by September 30, 2014 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top