Tales from the Trail

Attorney General Holder escapes DC snow for Florida, defends decisions

February 12, 2010

After the federal government closed for four days following two major blizzards, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder escaped to the warmer climes of Tampa, Florida, where he defended decisions on terrorism-related cases that have come under fire.

Senators escape being pinned down on bill full of earmarks

March 10, 2009

FINANCIAL/Much has been made in Washington over the last week in the U.S. Senate about which Democrats and Republicans would vote for the $410 billion bill to fund government operations because it includes thousands of lawmakers’ pet projects.