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Politics Aug 05Controversial appointment clouds U.S. Senate race in Alabama
Alabama Sen. Luther Strange got his appointment to Congress earlier this year from a governor who later resigned under the cloud of an ethics scandal.
Politics Aug 04WATCH: Sessions vows crackdown on leaks of classified information
Attorney General Jeff Sessions pledged on Friday to rein in government leaks that he said undermine American security, taking an aggressive public stand after being called weak on the matter by President Donald Trump.
Politics Jul 24What happened in Jared Kushner’s 4 meetings with Russians?
President Donald Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner, disclosed in a statement to members of Congress four distinct interactions with Russians during the presidential campaign and transition period.
Politics Jul 15Lobbyist who met Trump team says he’s not with Russian intel
The Russian-American lobbyist who attended a meeting at Trump Tower last year is a former military officer who has attracted congressional scrutiny over his political activities and has been shadowed by allegations of connections to Russian intelligence that he denies.
Politics Jul 12Senate Judiciary Committee to question Trump campaign chairman in ongoing Russia probe
The Senate Judiciary Committee plans to question former campaign chairman Paul Manafort and will subpoena him if necessary, according to the panel's Republican chairman, Sen. Chuck Grassley of Iowa.
Politics Jul 05Ongoing Mueller probe could draw focus to Russian crime operations
The U.S. government has long warned that Russian organized crime posed a threat to democratic institutions, including "criminally linked oligarchs" who might collude with the Russian government to undermine business competition.
Politics Jun 30Sessions praises special counsel, but hopes Russia investigation ends ‘sooner rather than later’
The attorney general's comments during a "Fox & Friends" interview were his most expansive to date on Bob Mueller's appointment as special counsel.
Politics Jun 23Trump says he told ‘straight story’ on Comey
In an interview on Fox News Channel's "Fox & Friends," Trump repeated that he never made tapes of conversations with former FBI Director James Comey.
Politics Jun 21Who are the lawyers helping Robert Mueller in the Russia investigation?
WASHINGTON — The team of lawyers investigating potential coordination between Russia and the Trump campaign is still growing, but its early composition reveals a breadth of experience in criminal law and in following the money. The team includes a former…
Politics Jun 08Legal experts say Trump comments in Comey testimony are inappropriate, maybe worse
In the worst light, James Comey's recollections could provide enough evidence to build a case that the president tried to interfere with a criminal investigation, experts say.