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              Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif., speaks to reporters following his meeting with Attorney General Eric Holder on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, June 19, 2012. Holder wants a House pane

    Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif., speaks to reporters following his meeting with Attorney General Eric Holder on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, June 19, 2012. Holder wants a House pane

    Posted: 6/20/2012 8:48:32 AM EST
    Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif., speaks to reporters following his meeting with Attorney General Eric Holder on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, June 19, 2012. Holder wants a House panel to drop plans to try to hold him in contempt of Congress, and the panel's chairman wants more Justice Department documents regarding Operation Fast and Furious, a flawed gun-smuggling probe in Arizona. Holder and Issa met in an effort to resolve their dispute over the investigation of Fast and Furious by the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee that Issa chairs. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
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              Attorney General Eric holder speaks to reporters following his meeting on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, June 19, 2012. Holder wants a House panel to drop plans to try to hold him

    Attorney General Eric holder speaks to reporters following his meeting on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, June 19, 2012. Holder wants a House panel to drop plans to try to hold him

    Posted: 6/20/2012 8:48:32 AM EST
    Attorney General Eric holder speaks to reporters following his meeting on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, June 19, 2012. Holder wants a House panel to drop plans to try to hold him in contempt of Congress, and the panel's chairman wants more Justice Department documents regarding Operation Fast and Furious, a flawed gun-smuggling probe in Arizona. Holder and Rep. Darrell Issa, a California Republican, met in an effort to resolve their dispute over the investigation of Fast and Furious by the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee that Issa chairs. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
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              Supporters of the ruling Pakistan People's Party react over the Supreme Court's decision against Pakistan's Prime Minister, Yousuf Reza Gilani, outside the court in Islamabad, Pakistan

    Supporters of the ruling Pakistan People's Party react over the Supreme Court's decision against Pakistan's Prime Minister, Yousuf Reza Gilani, outside the court in Islamabad, Pakistan

    Posted: 6/19/2012 3:13:32 PM EST
    Supporters of the ruling Pakistan People's Party react over the Supreme Court's decision against Pakistan's Prime Minister, Yousuf Reza Gilani, outside the court in Islamabad, Pakistan on Tuesday, June 19, 2012. Gilani has been disqualified from office due to an earlier contempt conviction, the top court declared Tuesday, a ruling that was likely to usher in new political turmoil in the nuclear-armed country. (AP Photo/B.K. Bangash)
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              A supporter of the ruling Pakistan People's Party reacts to a Supreme Court ruling that delivered a major blow to Prime Minister, Yousuf Reza Gilani, outside the court in Islamabad, Pak

    A supporter of the ruling Pakistan People's Party reacts to a Supreme Court ruling that delivered a major blow to Prime Minister, Yousuf Reza Gilani, outside the court in Islamabad, Pak

    Posted: 6/19/2012 3:13:32 PM EST
    A supporter of the ruling Pakistan People's Party reacts to a Supreme Court ruling that delivered a major blow to Prime Minister, Yousuf Reza Gilani, outside the court in Islamabad, Pakistan on Tuesday, June 19, 2012. Pakistan's top court ruled Tuesday that Gilani was no longer eligible to hold office due to an earlier contempt conviction, ushering in fresh political turmoil in the nuclear-armed country.(AP Photo/B.K. Bangash)
  •  - Lawyers chant slogans in favour of a decision by the Supreme Court of Pakistan outside the court building in Islamabad

    Lawyers chant slogans in favour of a decision by the Supreme Court of Pakistan outside the court building in Islamabad

    Posted: 6/19/2012 2:01:20 PM EST
    Lawyers chant slogans in favour of a decision by the Supreme Court of Pakistan outside the court building in Islamabad June 19, 2012. Pakistan's increasingly assertive Supreme Court on Tuesday declared Prime Minister Yusuf Raza Gilani ineligible for office, plunging the country into fresh political turmoil during a crisis in relations with the United States. In April, it found Gilani guilty of contempt of court for refusing to reopen corruption cases against the president. REUTERS/Faisal Mahmood
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              Supporters of Pakistan's opposition party Tehreek-i-Insaf celebrate the dismissal of Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani in Islamabad, Pakistan, Tuesday, June 19, 2012. Pakistan's top cou

    Supporters of Pakistan's opposition party Tehreek-i-Insaf celebrate the dismissal of Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani in Islamabad, Pakistan, Tuesday, June 19, 2012. Pakistan's top cou

    Posted: 6/19/2012 1:13:39 PM EST
    Supporters of Pakistan's opposition party Tehreek-i-Insaf celebrate the dismissal of Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani in Islamabad, Pakistan, Tuesday, June 19, 2012. Pakistan's top court ruled Tuesday that Gilani was no longer eligible to hold office due to an earlier contempt conviction, ushering in fresh political turmoil in the nuclear-armed country. The poster, top right, reads, "now its President Asif Ali Zardari's turn." (AP Photo/B.K. Bangash)
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              Pakistani lawyers chant slogans in favor of the Supreme Court's decision against Pakistan's Prime Minister, Yousuf Reza Gilani, not pictured, outside the court in Islamabad, Pakistan on

    Pakistani lawyers chant slogans in favor of the Supreme Court's decision against Pakistan's Prime Minister, Yousuf Reza Gilani, not pictured, outside the court in Islamabad, Pakistan on

    Posted: 6/19/2012 12:13:32 PM EST
    Pakistani lawyers chant slogans in favor of the Supreme Court's decision against Pakistan's Prime Minister, Yousuf Reza Gilani, not pictured, outside the court in Islamabad, Pakistan on Tuesday, June 19, 2012. Pakistan's top court ruled Tuesday that Gilani was no longer eligible to hold office due to an earlier contempt conviction, ushering in fresh political turmoil in the nuclear-armed country. (AP Photo/B.K. Bangash)
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    Posted: 6/19/2012 10:05:48 AM EST
    FILE - In this Thursday, April 26, 2012 file photo, Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani waves upon his arrival at the Supreme Court for a hearing in Islamabad, Pakistan. Pakistan's top court declared on Tuesday, June 19, 2012 that the country's prime minister was disqualified from office due to an earlier contempt conviction, delivering what appeared to be fatal blow against the premier's political career and ushering in political turmoil. (AP Photo/B.K. Bangash, File)
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    Posted: 6/19/2012 10:05:48 AM EST
    FILE - In this Thursday, April 26, 2012 file photo, Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani, center, surrounded by guards, leaves the Supreme court following a hearing in Islamabad, Pakistan. Pakistan's top court declared on Tuesday, June 19, 2012 that the country's prime minister was disqualified from office due to an earlier contempt conviction, delivering what appeared to be fatal blow against the premier's political career and ushering in political turmoil. (AP Photo/Muhammed Muheisen, File)
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    Posted: 6/19/2012 10:05:48 AM EST
    FILE - In this Thursday, April 26, 2012 file photo, Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani waves upon his arrival at the Supreme Court for a hearing in Islamabad, Pakistan. Pakistan's top court declared on Tuesday, June 19, 2012 that the country's prime minister was disqualified from office due to an earlier contempt conviction, delivering what appeared to be fatal blow against the premier's political career and ushering in political turmoil. (AP Photo/B.K. Bangash, File)
  •  - A lawyer chants slogans in favour of a decision by the Supreme Court of Pakistan outside the court building in Islamabad

    A lawyer chants slogans in favour of a decision by the Supreme Court of Pakistan outside the court building in Islamabad

    Posted: 6/19/2012 10:04:17 AM EST
    A lawyer chants slogans in favour of a decision by the Supreme Court of Pakistan outside the court building in Islamabad June 19, 2012. Pakistan's increasingly assertive Supreme Court on Tuesday declared Prime Minister Yusuf Raza Gilani ineligible for office, plunging the country into fresh political turmoil during a crisis in relations with the United States. In April, it found Gilani guilty of contempt of court for refusing to reopen corruption cases against the president. REUTERS/Faisal Mahmood (PAKISTAN - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST CRIME LAW)
  •  - A supporter of Pakistan's PM Gilani chants slogans against a decision by the Supreme Court of Pakistan outside the court building in Islamabad

    A supporter of Pakistan's PM Gilani chants slogans against a decision by the Supreme Court of Pakistan outside the court building in Islamabad

    Posted: 6/19/2012 9:31:44 AM EST
    A supporter of Pakistan's Prime Minister Yusuf Raza Gilani chants slogans against a decision by the Supreme Court of Pakistan outside the court building in Islamabad June 19, 2012. Pakistan's increasingly assertive Supreme Court on Tuesday declared Gilani ineligible for office, plunging the country into fresh political turmoil during a crisis in relations with the United States. In April, it found Gilani guilty of contempt of court for refusing to reopen corruption cases against the president. REUTERS/Faisal Mahmood (PAKISTAN - Tags: POLITICS CRIME LAW)
  •  - Lawyers chant slogans in favour of a decision by the Supreme Court of Pakistan outside the court building in Islamabad

    Lawyers chant slogans in favour of a decision by the Supreme Court of Pakistan outside the court building in Islamabad

    Posted: 6/19/2012 8:50:44 AM EST
    Lawyers chant slogans in favour of a decision by the Supreme Court of Pakistan outside the court building in Islamabad June 19, 2012. Pakistan's increasingly assertive Supreme Court on Tuesday declared Prime Minister Yusuf Raza Gilani ineligible for office, plunging the country into fresh political turmoil during a crisis in relations with the United States. In April, it found Gilani guilty of contempt of court for refusing to reopen corruption cases against the president. REUTERS/Faisal Mahmood
  •  - Lawyers chant slogans in favour of a decision by the Supreme Court of Pakistan outside the court building in Islamabad

    Lawyers chant slogans in favour of a decision by the Supreme Court of Pakistan outside the court building in Islamabad

    Posted: 6/19/2012 8:50:44 AM EST
    Lawyers chant slogans in favour of a decision by the Supreme Court of Pakistan outside the court building in Islamabad June 19, 2012. Pakistan's increasingly assertive Supreme Court on Tuesday declared Prime Minister Yusuf Raza Gilani ineligible for office, plunging the country into fresh political turmoil during a crisis in relations with the United States. In April, it found Gilani guilty of contempt of court for refusing to reopen corruption cases against the president. REUTERS/Faisal Mahmood
  •  - Lawyers chant slogans in favour of a decision by the Supreme Court of Pakistan outside the court building in Islamabad

    Lawyers chant slogans in favour of a decision by the Supreme Court of Pakistan outside the court building in Islamabad

    Posted: 6/19/2012 8:45:55 AM EST
    Lawyers chant slogans in favour of a decision by the Supreme Court of Pakistan outside the court building in Islamabad June 19, 2012. Pakistan's increasingly assertive Supreme Court on Tuesday declared Prime Minister Yusuf Raza Gilani ineligible for office, plunging the country into fresh political turmoil during a crisis in relations with the United States. In April, it found Gilani guilty of contempt of court for refusing to reopen corruption cases against the president. REUTERS/Faisal Mahmood (PAKISTAN - Tags: POLITICS CRIME LAW)
  •  - A policeman walks past the Supreme Court building in Islamabad

    A policeman walks past the Supreme Court building in Islamabad

    Posted: 6/14/2012 11:53:31 AM EST
    A policeman walks past the Supreme Court building in Islamabad June 14, 2012. The contempt of court case against Malik Riaz, former chairman of Bahria Town, commenced and continues in the Supreme Court of Pakistan on Thursday, local media reported. REUTERS/Faisal Mahmood (PAKISTAN - Tags: POLITICS CRIME LAW)
  •  - Real estate tycoon Malik Riaz leaves after appearing before the Supreme Court in Islamabad

    Real estate tycoon Malik Riaz leaves after appearing before the Supreme Court in Islamabad

    Posted: 6/14/2012 10:10:24 AM EST
    Real estate tycoon Malik Riaz leaves after appearing before the Supreme Court in Islamabad June 14, 2012. The contempt of court case against Riaz continued in the Supreme Court of Pakistan on Thursday, local media reported. REUTERS/Faisal Mahmood (PAKISTAN - Tags: CRIME LAW BUSINESS REAL ESTATE)
  •  - Real estate tycoon Malik Riaz, surrounded by supporters, leaves after appearing before the Supreme Court in Islamabad

    Real estate tycoon Malik Riaz, surrounded by supporters, leaves after appearing before the Supreme Court in Islamabad

    Posted: 6/14/2012 10:09:27 AM EST
    Real estate tycoon Malik Riaz (C), surrounded by supporters, leaves after appearing before the Supreme Court in Islamabad June 14, 2012. The contempt of court case against Riaz continued in the Supreme Court of Pakistan on Thursday, local media reported. REUTERS/Faisal Mahmood (PAKISTAN - Tags: CRIME LAW BUSINESS REAL ESTATE)
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    Posted: 6/11/2012 9:35:48 PM EST
    Attorney General Eric Holder speaks at the League of Women Voters National Convention in Washington, Monday, June 11, 2012. A House committee looking into a flawed gun-smuggling probe in Arizona announced Monday that it will consider holding Holder in contempt of Congress next week for failing to produce some documents the panel is seeking. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
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    Posted: 5/29/2012 6:10:49 PM EST
    Dennis Rodman arrives at family court in Orange Calif., on Tuesday, May 29, 2012. The flamboyant former NBA player is expected to be sentenced for contempt in a long-running divorce case in Orange County. Rodman was found guilty of four counts of contempt for failing to pay child support for his two children. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)