Tag Archives: Eric Holder

SunTrust settles with state for $550 million over mortgage practices

Georgia works out settlement with SunTrust Mortgage to end abusive mortgage servicing practices . . .

Tags: Department of Justice , Eric Holder , foreclosures , mortgage loans , settlement , SunTrust

On the campaign trail: Some good news for Deal in those NBC poll numbers

Nathan Deal has a stronger showing against Jason Carter in the governor’s race poll results from NBC News/Marist . . .

Tags: 11th Congressional District , 1st Congressional District , AJC poll , Barry Loudermilk , Bob Barr , Bob Johnson , Eric Holder , governor\'s race , Jason Carter , Nathan Deal , NBC News poll

Political Notes – It’s election day, again, in Georgia

The off-year election season in Georgia gets off to an early start with special elections in four legislative districts and another one on the way . . .

Tags: Eric Holder , GBPI , General Assembly , Kathy Ashe , Russell Hinton , Sally Yates , special elections , U.S. Attorney

Georgia gets fair share of mortgage abuse settlement

Georgia joins with 48 other states and the federal Justice Department in a $25 billion settlement of charges of mortgage service and foreclosure abuses . . .

Tags: Eric Holder , foreclosure abuses , Justice Department , mortgage servicing firms , Sam Olens , settlement

Feds challenge Alabama immigration law – but not Georgia’s

The U.S. Justice Department goes to court to challenge Alabama’s immigration law, but takes no such action against a similar law in Georgia . . .

Tags: Alabama immigration law , Charles Kuck , Eric Holder , Georgia immigration law , Thomas Thrash , U.S. Justice Department

Civil rights? What a radical concept!

New York Times reporter Charlie Savage writes that Attorney General Eric Holder plans to revamp the Justice Department’s civil rights division so that the division actually does weird things like enforce the country’s civil rights laws. How quaint.

Read Tom's Blog | Tags: civil rights , Eric Holder , Justice Department , karen handel