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AG Holder held in contempt of Congress

Capping an historic legal news day here in Washington, the House has voted for the first time in  history to hold a U.S. attorney general in contempt of Congress.

As lawmakers, including more than a dozen Democrats, voted to censure Attorney General Eric Holder, a group of Democratic lawmakers walked out of the House chamber in a planned, yet dramatic display of protest. The move came just hours after the U.S. Supreme Court upheld nearly all of the federal health care law – making this a good day and a bad day for the Obama administration.

More on this story to come on Lawyers USA.

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