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New rules would allow banks to accept deposits from legal marijuana dealers. (Getty Images)

Marijuana Banking Regulations On The Way

Regulations would allow banks to do business with legal marijuana sellers.

01/24/2014

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Feds Seek To Legalize Marijuana Industry Banking

The Justice Department will work to make it possible for financial institutions to do business with the legitimate marijuana industry, the deputy attorney general told Congress Tuesday.

CBS Seattle–09/11/2013

File photo of an AT&T sign. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Report: Drug Agents Have Access To Billions Of Phone Call Records In Collaboration With AT&T

For at least six years, federal drug and other agents have had near-immediate access to billions of phone call records dating back decades in a collaboration with AT&T that officials have taken pains to keep secret, newly released documents show.

09/03/2013

File photo of person smoking marijuana. (credit: NELSON ALMEIDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Washington Officials Approve Draft Rules For State’s Marijuana Industry

The Washington Liquor Control Board has approved draft rules for the state’s new marijuana industry.

07/03/2013

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Goldman Sachs Firm, Employees Won’t Be Prosecuted

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department says it won’t prosecute Wall Street firm Goldman Sachs or its employees in a financial fraud probe. In a statement, the department says it conducted an exhaustive investigation of allegations […]

CBS Seattle–08/09/2012

Seattle Police investigate a crime.  (credit: Stephen Brashear/GettyImages)

Seattle, Federal Officials Agree To Police Reforms

Seattle officials have agreed to an independent monitor and court oversight of the city’s police department as part of a deal with the Justice Department following a report that found officers routinely used excessive force.

07/29/2012

Attorney General Eric Holder (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Opinion: Eric Holder Continues To Show Contempt Of Congress

Attorney General Eric Holder continued to show contempt of Congress in his remarks following the House vote to hold him “in contempt” for refusing to hand over documents associated with the Fast and Furious operation.

06/29/2012

President Barack Obama and Attorney General Eric Holder (Photo credit PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Opinion: Fast And Furious Will Destroy Obama

Wednesday, June 20, 2011 will go down in history as the day that was the beginning of the end for President Barack Obama’s presidency. With the president’s execution of executive privilege regarding United States Attorney General Eric Holder’s “Fast and Furious” gun-walking scandal.

06/21/2012

Mitt Romney and Rick Scott (Photo by Gerardo Mora/Getty Images)

Opinion: Florida’s Voter Purge Attempts To Stifle Democrats and Minorities

Elected officials would do well to remember that it is the job of the voters to pick their representatives, it is not the job of elected officials to pick who gets to vote.

06/14/2012

US Attorney General Eric Holder (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Opinion: Calling For Eric Holder’s Resignation – Again

As the calls for U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder’s resignation over the “Fast and Furious” gun-running scandal rages on, there is a new wave of demands for him to step down regarding yet another issue […]

06/13/2012

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