Eric Holder Pledges 'Robust Action' in Ferguson

Attorney General Eric Holder Jr. on Tuesday took his message directly to the residents of Ferguson, Mo., pledging in an op-ed "robust action" to bridge gaps between law enforcement officials and their communities.

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  • Eric Holder Pledges 'Robust Action' in Ferguson

    By Todd Ruger

    Attorney General Eric Holder Jr. on Tuesday took his message directly to the residents of Ferguson, Mo., pledging in an op-ed "robust action" to bridge gaps between law enforcement officials and their communities.

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