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National Rifle Association

Jun 26, 2012

Issa challenges executive privilege claim ahead of contempt vote

WASHINGTON  — With a vote looming to hold Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt of Congress, a House committee chairman is challenging President Barack Obama’s claim of executive privilege, invoked to maintain secrecy for some documents related to a failed gun-tracking operation. Obama’s claim broadly covers administration documents about the program called Operation Fast and […]

Jul 20, 2011

Inoperable gun still a gun under Pennsylvania law

HARRISBURG, Pa. — A gun does not have to be in working, firing condition to trigger provisions of Pennsylvania’s mandatory sentencing laws, the state Supreme Court said in a unanimous decision made public on Wednesday. The court ruled in the case of Sue Zortman, 43, who pleaded guilty in Clearfield County nearly four years ago […]

Jun 6, 2011

Former manager at ACU pleads guilty to embezzling

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The former administrative director at one of the nation’s most prominent conservative organizations pleaded guilty Monday to embezzling hundreds of thousands of dollars from the group. Diana Hubbard Carr, 56, of Alexandria, kept the books at the Alexandria-based American Conservative Union. She pleaded to a count of mail fraud in U.S. District […]

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