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U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder had a heated exchange Tuesday with Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif., during a House hearing on gun trafficking between the United States and Mexican drug cartels. The gun purchased in a weapons trafficking sting was used to kill Border Patrol agent Brian Terry near Nogales in December.

Attorney General Holder clashed heatedly with Rep. Darrell Issa on Tuesday as a House hearing raised questions about whether a federal gun trafficking probe that ultimately allowed U.S.-bought guns to reach Mexican cartels might bear some responsibility for the deaths of U.S. agents. Read more»

Just a few days after the Justice Dep't patted itself on the back for success in halting gunrunning on the border, a new report shows the program isn't using some of its money wisely. Read more»