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Politics Oct 27Facebook ads: Social media giant announces new transparency
Under pressure in advance of hearings on Russian election interference, Facebook is moving to increase transparency for everyone who sees and buys political advertising on its site.
Politics Oct 27Senate Judiciary’s Russia probe veers into partisanship
The once-bipartisan Senate Judiciary Committee investigation into Russian influence in the 2016 election has broken along partisan lines.
Nation Oct 11Facebook’s Sandberg meets with lawmakers about Russia probe
Wednesday's meetings are ahead of a Nov. 1 House Intelligence Committee hearing at which Facebook, Twitter and Google are expected to testify.
Politics Oct 10Political research firm behind Trump-Russia dossier subpoenaed by House intelligence committee
The firm's lawyer said the subpoenas were a "blatant attempt to undermine" the credibility of the dossier and came even as the firm was cooperating with the committee.
Politics Oct 04WATCH: Senators discuss first findings in Russia probe
WASHINGTON — The chairman of the Senate intelligence committee said Wednesday the panel is continuing to investigate possible collusion between Russia and associates of the Trump campaign, but has not reached a conclusion yet.
Politics Sep 28Twitter to meet with House, Senate committees in Russia probe
Social media giant Twitter will visit Capitol Hill Thursday as part of the House and Senate investigations into Russian interference in the 2016 elections.
Politics Sep 19Facebook should testify in Russia probe, Senate intelligence chairman says
WASHINGTON — The chairman of the Senate intelligence committee says Facebook should testify as part of its probe into Russian meddling in the U.S. election, and that the social media giant “seems to have been less than forthcoming” with Congress.
Politics Sep 19Trump lawyer to testify in public hearing on Russia probe
Senate intelligence committee leaders say they canceled a scheduled interview with President Donald Trump's personal lawyer after he released a public statement.
Politics Sep 07Trump Jr. says he was ‘open’ to receiving Clinton intel, but there was ‘no collusion’ with Russians
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s eldest son told lawmakers Thursday he was open to receiving information about Hillary Clinton’s “fitness, character or qualifications” in a meeting with a Russian lawyer last year. However, Donald Trump Jr. insisted that neither he…
Politics Sep 07New phase in Russia probe as Trump Jr. heads to Capitol
WASHINGTON — Donald Trump Jr.'s scheduled visit to Capitol Hill on Thursday marks a new phase in the Senate investigation of Moscow's meddling in the 2016 election and a meeting that the president's eldest son had with Russians during the…