1. Not Over

    Legal Dispute Ahead in Holder Fight

    Attorney General Eric Holder speaks during  a news conference in New Orleans, Thursday, June 28, 2012. The Obama administration and House Republicans refused to find a middle ground in a dispute over documents related to a botched gun-tracking operation, and the GOP plunged ahead with plans for precedent-setting votes Thursday to hold Attorney General Eric Holder in civil and criminal contempt o Congress. (AP Photo/Bill Haber)

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    A legal battle looms if the GOP would like to see documents in an investigation into the Fast and Furious gun-trafficking controversy that’s hit the Justice Department. House Republicans won a historic political fight Thursday to hold Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt of Congress, but they are likely a long way from obtaining the documents. The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, which is conducting the investigation, will consult with the House counsel’s office about a legal challenge to Holder’s decision not to hand over the documents.

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