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For Obama, Holder Exit Leaves Void on Civil Rights Issues

The departure of U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder deprives the Obama administration of a powerful voice on civil rights at a time when riots in Ferguson, Missouri, have thrust the issue into the spotlight. Civil rights advocates fear his exit leaves a hard-to-fill hole on Obama's team when it comes to events such as in  Ferguson - where days of protests followed the fatal police shooting of an unarmed black teenager - and challenging laws in some states requiring voters to show...

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