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Comey in middle of political fray over Trump and Russians
FBI Director James Comey is finding himself on the spot and in the middle of yet another political fray
Comey faces pressure as White House fights Russia reports
FBI Director James Comey is in a familiar spot these days _ the middle of a political firestorm
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."
James Comey: The Man at the Center of the Clinton Email Investigation
FBI Director James Comey’s long and colorful career took another memorable turn last week with his decision to inform congressional leaders just 11 days before Election Day that investigators are reviewing newly-found emails in connection to the probe of Hillary Clinton’s private email server.
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...
Sebelius Steps Aside
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES OUT WITH SEBELIUS, IN WITH BURWELL: Word began to leak out yesterday that Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius is stepping down today. The president will nominate Sylvia Burwell, director of the Office of Management and Budget, to ...
As Obama Celebrates Civil Rights Legacy, Capitol Hill Erupts With Racial Tension
As the President Celebrates the Civil Rights Act, Racial Tensions Stir Congress.
Ashcroft juggles football, school and military
AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. -- Air Force's Joey Ashcroft starts his Thursday just like any other college student in the country. The alarm blares in his dark dorm room way too early and he fights the temptation to smack the snooze button for nine more delicious minutes of sleep. But that's where the