Democrats Walk Out To Protest House Contempt Vote Against Holder

Eric Holder: Contempt of Congress

WASHINGTON -- As the Republican-led House voted to hold Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder Jr. in contempt on Thursday, Democrats led by the Congressional Black Caucus walked out in protest.

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