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Federal Judge Finds Sheriff Joe Arpaio in ‘Contempt of Court’

On Friday U.S. District Judge Murray Snow found Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio in contempt of court regarding racial profiling practices. Snow ruled that Arpaio “and three of his top aides violated an order meant to curtail racial profiling in his agency.”

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A Brief Look at the DOJ and ACLU’s War Against Sheriff Joe Arpaio

Maricopa County Sheriff Arpaio, the tough on-border issues sheriff in Arizona who sued President Obama for his executive order on amnesty, has been the target of a war by the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU). He is presently facing contempt of court for allegedly profiling illegal immigrants.

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Cruz, Rubio, Paul Oppose Loretta Lynch; Graham Votes Yes

The Republican presidential contenders in the U.S. Senate were mostly united against the confirmation of Loretta Lynch, President Barack Obama’s nominee to succeed Eric Holder as U.S. Attorney General.