Fast and Furious: For Real, Not the Movie

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Was It Personal or Just Business?

Cummings said Issa's motives were based purely on election-year politics and not fact. The Democrats who sit on the committee agreed that Holder is being unfairly scapegoated. Their belief is underscored by the fact that some Republican lawmakers, including Sen. John Cornyn, had called for Holder to resign, citing among their reasons his efforts to protect voting rights.

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