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The Washington Post just bestowed its "Worst Week in Washington" award on Attorney General Eric Holder, and it's not hard to see why.Over the weekend, Senator Joe Lieberman, who caucuses with the Democrats, clearly expressed his lack of confidence in Holder by calling for a special counsel who is independent of the Justice Department to investigate serious leaks of national security documents. Someone near the president is leaking classified information, and both Democrats and Republicans seem determined to find out who.But the real blow came last week, when Holder's carefully constructed stone walls against House investigators started to crumble.Representative Darrell Issa, the chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, announced he would initiate contempt of Congress proceedings against Holder for not turning over documents related to the committee's probe of the Fast and Furious gunwalking scandal at Justice. Issa says that more 200 Mexicans and a U.S. Border Patrol agent were murdered with weapons that the U.S. government allowed to be sold to Mexican drug cartels as part of a probe into gun smuggling.

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