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Not Over Legal Dispute Ahead in Holder Fight Bill Haber / AP Photo

Legal Dispute Ahead in Holder Fight

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.

June 29, 2012 6:40 AM