Columns / Discourse / Image / Media / February 18, 2015

Holder’s visit to the National Press Club

Attorney General Eric Holder looks over questions with USA Today Reporter Donna Leinwand Leger during a luncheon held in his honor at the National Press Club Ballroom. As guest of honor, Holder spoke to journalists and other media representatives on criminal justice reform and his “Smart On Crime” initiatives. A Q&A portion followed his speech, where attendees asked questions about marijuana reclassification, Ferguson, the terminology surrounding religious extremism and Holder’s basketball skills in comparison to President Obama’s. (Photo courtesy of Casey Mendoza)

Attorney General Eric Holder looks over questions with USA Today Reporter Donna Leinwand Leger during a luncheon held in his honor at the National Press Club Ballroom. As guest of honor, Holder spoke to journalists and other media representatives on criminal justice reform and his “Smart On Crime” initiatives. A Q&A portion followed his speech, where attendees asked questions about marijuana reclassification, Ferguson, the terminology surrounding religious extremism and Holder’s basketball skills in comparison to President Obama’s. (Photo courtesy of Casey Mendoza)

Attorney General Eric Holder speaks to journalists, media representatives and students during a luncheon held in his honor at the National Press Club Tuesday, Feb. 17. There, Holder talked about the decreasing rates of both crime and incarceration as a result of criminal justice reform and “Smart On Crime” initiatives. (Photo courtesy of Casey Mendoza)

Attorney General Eric Holder speaks to journalists, media representatives and students during a luncheon held in his honor at the National Press Club Tuesday, Feb. 17. There, Holder talked about the decreasing rates of both crime and incarceration as a result of criminal justice reform and “Smart On Crime” initiatives. (Photo courtesy of Casey Mendoza)

Attorney General Eric Holder receives a commemorative mug from National Press Club president and Bloomberg First Word editor John Hughes during a luncheon held Tuesday, Feb. 17. (Photo courtesy of Casey Mendoza)

Attorney General Eric Holder receives a commemorative mug from National Press Club president and Bloomberg First Word editor John Hughes during a luncheon held Tuesday, Feb. 17. (Photo courtesy of Casey Mendoza)

Junior Casey Mendoza stands with USA Today reporter and former President of the National Press Club Donna Leinwand Leger after a luncheon held for Attorney General Eric Holder. (Photo courtesy of Casey Mendoza)
Junior Casey Mendoza stands with USA Today reporter and former President of the National Press Club Donna Leinwand Leger after a luncheon held for Attorney General Eric Holder. (Photo courtesy of Casey Mendoza)

Junior Casey Mendoza stands with USA Today reporter and former President of the National Press Club Donna Leinwand Leger after a luncheon held for Attorney General Eric Holder. (Photo courtesy of Casey Mendoza)

Junior Casey Mendoza stands with USA Today reporter and former President of the National Press Club Donna Leinwand Leger after a luncheon held for Attorney General Eric Holder. (Photo courtesy of Casey Mendoza)

 



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Casey Mendoza
Casey Mendoza is a junior majoring in political science with a double minor in philosophy and Chinese. This is her third year working for TKS as a photographer and photo editor. Casey also works as a photography intern for the Galesburg Register-Mail. In 2013, she won third place in the Photo Essay category from the Illinois College Press Association. In the Winter and Spring of 2014, Casey will be studying journalism and working in Washington D.C. She manages the YouTube Channel for The Anglerfish Magazine and works as video editor for Question Mark Productions.






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