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Attorney General Eric Holder resigns

Attorney General Eric Holder says the Senate is unlikely to confirm a new attorney general until next year - @politico

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Ferguson, Mo., unrest 2014

Attorney General Eric Holder on Ferguson, Mo., Police Department: 'I think it's pretty clear that the need for wholesale change in that department is appropriate' - @A_Grossman

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US same-sex marriage

US government will recognize marriages of same-sex couples in Alaska, Arizona, Idaho, North Carolina, West Virginia and Wyoming, Attorney General Eric Holder announces - @CBSNews

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Ferguson, Mo., unrest 2014

Attorney General Eric Holder on leaks in Ferguson, Mo., shooting: 'I'm disappointed, and I think that this selective leak of grand jury information is harmful to the process' - @ryanjreilly

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Ferguson, Mo., unrest 2014

Attorney General Holder says he expects Ferguson, Mo., federal civil rights investigation to conclude before he leaves office - @mattapuzzo

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Attorney General Eric Holder resigns

Former White House counsel Kathryn Ruemmler told President Obama she didn't want to be nominated for attorney general after he asked her to consider post - @AP

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US voting law changes

Attorney General Eric Holder on Supreme Court Texas voter ID order: 'It is a major step backward to let stand a law that a federal court, after a lengthy trial, has determined was designed to discriminate' - statement

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Colorado same-sex marriage

Attorney General Eric Holder announces the federal government will now recognize same-sex couples in Indiana, Oklahoma, Utah, Virginia, Wisconsin, Colorado and Nevada, 7 states affected by the Supreme Court's decision not to hear appeals - @brianefallon

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2014 US elections

Attorney General Holder says Justice Department is 'heartened' by court's ruling against Texas voter ID law; 'We are also pleased that the Supreme Court has refused to allow Wisconsin to implement its own restrictive voter identification law' - statement

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Ferguson, Mo., unrest 2014

In speech to nation's mayors and police chiefs, Attorney General Eric Holder backs national commission on policing, including crime prevention and arrest procedures - @petermaercbs

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Operation Fast and Furious inquiry

Federal judge declines to hold Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt for failing to turn over documents related to 'Fast and Furious' probe - @politico

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US voting law changes

Attorney General Eric Holder criticizes Supreme Court ruling allowing early voting restrictions in Ohio - @TheJusticeDept

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New York, NY, US

Outgoing Attorney General Eric Holder orders no death penalty for 3 members of drug crew in Brooklyn, NY, charged with 2006 killing, memo shows - @NYDailyNews

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Syrian civil war

Attorney General Eric Holder: The al-Qaida-affiliated Khorasan Group was in the 'execution phase of a plot' - @NBCNews

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Eric Holder

#BREAKING: US president @barackobama announces resignation of attorney-general Eric Holder - @abcnews

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Attorney General Eric Holder resigns

Attorney General Eric Holder: 'I will continue to serve and try to find ways to make our nation even more true to its founding ideals' - @NBCNews live video

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Attorney General Eric Holder resigns

President Obama says Attorney General Holder to stay on until a successor is named - @NBCNews live video

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Attorney General Eric Holder resigns

Photo: President Obama thanks Attorney General Eric Holder for his service - @markknoller

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Barack Obama

RT @LisaHendryCBS4: #Breaking US Attorney General Eric Holder and one of Obama's closest allies to step down. TONIGHT at 5pm. @CBSMiami htt… - @CBSMiami

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Attorney General Eric Holder resigns

President Obama says Eric Holder's proudest achievement as attorney general was fighting 'attacks on the Voting Rights Act' - @NBCNews live video

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