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Kobach says he won't pre-judge voter fraud panel's findings
Kris Kobach prepares to help lead a new presidential commission on election fraud by touting what he says are significant problems he uncovered in Kansas
Mueller taking on new challenge after heading FBI on 9/11
Robert Mueller took office as FBI director in 2001 expecting to dig into drug cases, white-collar misdeeds and violent crime. Then 9/11 happened. Now he's back in the eye of the storm _ as Trump-Russia special counsel.
Mueller: 9/11 FBI head again catapulted into new challenge
Robert Mueller took office as FBI director in 2001 expecting to dig into drug cases, white-collar misdeeds and violent crime
New special counsel Robert Mueller has long history at the FBI
Robert Mueller , who was announced late Wednesday afternoon as the special counsel to spearhead the FBI 's investigation into Russian connections to the 2016 election "and related matters," has a long history within the organization. He served as the FBI director from Sept. 2001 until Sept. 2013,
Former top terror adviser spotted at White House hours before FBI director was fired
A former White House counterterrorism official, who many consider to be a candidate to replace fired FBI Director James Comey, was spotted at the White House three hours before Comey was "terminated" six years ahead of the end of his term. Frances Townsend, who served in the George W. Bush
James Comey: Everything you need to know about the fired FBI director
FBI Director James Comey was fired by President Donald Trump Tuesday, a move that came "on the clear recommendations of both Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein and Attorney General Jeff Sessions," according to a statement from the White House. The FBI has found itself in the middle of a number
Sessions to Yates in 2015: 'You Need to Say No' to the President
During her Senate confirmation hearing for deputy attorney general, Sally Yates told Sen. Jeff Sessions that she "has an obligation to follow the law and the Constitution."
FBI's Most Wanted Terrorists 15 Years Later: The Ones Who Got Away
Fifteen years ago this month, then-President George W. Bush responded to 9/11 by publicly placing 22 top terrorists on an FBI most wanted list. In the decade and half since, more of the original list of fugitives have been killed than caught, while several remain on the run — including two senior
If Elected, Trump May Not Be Able to Fulfill Big Debate Promise
Federal law may prevent Donald Trump from fulfilling a big promise he made at last night's debate, according to former U.S. Justice Department chiefs from both political parties. "If I win, I am going to instruct my attorney general to get a special prosecutor to look into [Hillary Clinton] ," the
Ted Cruz Booed Off Stage at Middle-East Christians' Group
It’s not every day that you see a presidential contender getting booed off stage. But that’s what happened Wednesday night when Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, widely viewed as a likely Republican candidate for the White House in 2016, addressed a group called In Defense of...