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Politics Jul 20AP source: Trump on tape about Playmate payment
A person familiar with an investigation into President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer says the attorney secretly recorded Trump discussing a payment to an ex-Playboy model who said she had an affair with him.
Nation Jul 13WATCH: 12 Russians accused of hacking Democrats in 2016 U.S. election
The Russians were accused of hacking into the computer networks of the Democratic National Committee and the presidential campaign of Hillary Clinton.
Politics Jul 12WATCH: FBI agent testifies before Congress after anti-Trump texts
Peter Strzok, who helped lead FBI investigations into Hillary Clinton's email use and potential coordination between Russia and Donald Trump's campaign, was testifying publicly for the first time since being removed from special counsel Robert Mueller's team following the discovery…
Politics Jul 11Senate narrowly confirms new head of Justice Department’s criminal division, who worked for Russian bank
Democrats have strongly opposed the nomination, partly because of his work for a leading Russian bank with ties to President Vladimir Putin.
Politics Jul 03Trump administration revokes Obama-era guidance on affirmative action
WASHINGTON — The Trump administration is rescinding Obama-era guidance that encouraged schools to take a student's race into account to promote diversity in admissions.
Politics Jun 28WATCH: Rod Rosenstein and Christopher Wray testify before Congress on Russia probe
Republicans accused top federal law enforcement officials Thursday of withholding important documents from them and demanded details about surveillance tactics during the Russia investigation in a contentious congressional hearing that capped days of mounting partisan complaints.
Politics Jun 26Judge in Virginia lets case against Paul Manafort move forward
A federal judge in Virginia rejected a bid by President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, to throw out charges in the special counsel's Russia investigation, clearing the way for a much-anticipated trial to start as scheduled next month.
Politics Jun 15Trump tweets that firing James Comey was a ‘great service’
President Donald Trump said he did the nation "a great service" by firing James Comey as FBI director and he cited an internal Justice Department report that found Comey was "insubordinate" in his handling of the Hillary Clinton email investigation.
Politics Jun 08Mueller files new charges against Manafort and associate in Russia probe
Special counsel Robert Mueller's team has filed new charges against ex-Trump campaign chair Paul Manafort and a longtime associate in its Russia probe.
Politics Jun 08Ex-Senate aide charged with lying about reporter contacts
A former employee of the Senate intelligence committee has been arrested on charges of lying to the FBI about contacts with reporters.