Born: 1/21/1951 in New York City, New York, USA
Full name: Eric Himpton Holder Jr.
Noted For: U.S. Attorney General under Obama (2009-15). Held in Contempt of Congress for refusing to hand over subpoenaed documents relating to Operation Fast and Furious (2012). Lost a U.S. Supreme Court case, Shelby County v. Holder, which struck down a section of the Voting Rights Act that required certain jurisdictions to obtain federal pre-clearance for redistricting (2013).
Quotation: "You have to be exceedingly naive to think that vote was about ... documents."
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