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Why Papadopoulos's guilty plea is significant

October 31, 2017
Manu Raju | CNN
The former foreign policy adviser to the Trump campaign pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI earlier this month.
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Washington prepares for the unexpected as Russia investigation unfolds

October 31, 2017
Michael Scherer | The Washington Post
Amid the escalating criminal investigation into Russian involvement in the 2016 election, every corner of the city finds itself preparing for the unexpected.
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Trump Belittles ‘Low Level’ Adviser Who Tried to Connect With Russia

October 31, 2017
Peter Baker | The New York Times
President Trump on Tuesday tried to diminish the significance of a former foreign policy adviser, who admitted to lying to the F.B.I. about how, during last year’s presidential campaign, he sought to meet with Russians offering “dirt” on Hillary Clinton based on purloined emails.
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Facebook to testify Russian troll farm had wider reach

October 31, 2017
Nancy Cordes | CBS News
Facebook, Twitter and Google representatives are testifying on Capitol Hill Tuesday about Russian meddling in the 2016 election.
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Trump will not call for firing of Mueller, officials say

October 30, 2017
Jeff Zeleny | CNN
President Donald Trump will not call for the firing of special counsel Robert Mueller, two officials said, despite his repeated attempts to discredit the escalating Russia investigation.
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Senate investigators spoke with Russians present at Trump Tower meeting with Trump Jr.

October 21, 2017
Manu Raju | CNN
Senate intelligence committee investigators have spoken with several Russians who attended a June 2016 Trump Tower meeting with Donald Trump Jr., a sign that the matter remains a significant focus for lawmakers looking into potential coordination between Trump associates and Kremlin-linked operatives during the presidential campaign.
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Intelligence firm: House panel's subpoenas 'clear abuse of power'

October 17, 2017
Manu Raju, Kara Scannell, Jeremy Herb | CNN
The intelligence firm that produced the dossier of memos alleging Russian efforts to aid Donald Trump's presidential campaign is objecting to subpoenas sent by the chairman of the House intelligence committee calling them a "clear abuse of power."
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Facebook to share Russian ads info with Congress

September 22, 2017
Manu Raju | CNN
Facebook announced today it will share sales information on Russian ads with Congress.
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