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Posted by: Stacey Shrader Joslin on Jun 20, 2012

Adding to the mounting tensions between Congress and the Executive Branch, the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee voted today to hold Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt after President Barack Obama invoked executive privilege to withhold documents the committee was seeking. The contempt resolution now goes to the full House, where if approved, it could lead to federal charges. USA Today has a wrap up of the day's developments.