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US doing little to combat Russia meddling in next elections
Even as elections near, US has done little to aggressively combat the kinds of Russian meddling that was recently unmasked in federal court
Which lawmakers got the most NRA money?
Last week's shooting at a Parkland, Fla., high school that left 17 dead and 14 wounded has once again brought the debate over gun control to the forefront. This time, the school's students are taking the lead in demanding change at both the local level and in Washington. Critics, however, argue
With new elections near, US strains to curb Russia meddling
The first congressional primaries are just two weeks away, and the U.S. government has done little so far to aggressively combat the kind of Russian election interference that's been revealed.
Intel chiefs warn Congress Russia intent on interfering with 2018 midterms
The head of U.S. intelligence told Congress Tuesday that Russia, just as it did in the 2016 presidential election , is determined to meddle in the 2018 midterms in order “to undermine democracy, sew discord and undermine our values.” “Russia perceives its past efforts as successful and views the
The Note: Trump meets market jumps with volatility of his own
The TAKE with Rick Klein The “Trump Bump” went bust. And it happened as President Donald Trump tested out new midterm material – even accusing Democrats of “treason” for not applauding during his State of the Union address. The president is clearly ready for midterm politics. But as the
Capitol Hill reacts to release of GOP memo
Reaction across Capitol Hill to the controversial memo compiled by Republican staff on the House Intelligence Committee was swift. Democrats harshly criticized the decision to release the memo, which President Trump authorized Friday morning in a letter relayed to the House Intelligence Committee.
GOP escalate attacks on Robert Mueller's investigation
Lawmakers pointed to personal text messages sent between a former member of his team and an FBI lawyer.
Exclusive: The full 'secret society' text between FBI agents: Was it meant in jest?
For the past 24 hours, a number of Republican lawmakers have been suggesting that a months-old text message between two FBI officials reveals a "secret society" of federal law enforcement officials clandestinely plotting against President Donald Trump. Lawmakers have refused to publicly release the
Russia probes head into new year with no immediate end in sight
Congressional investigators say they are increasingly concerned about threats to the coming midterm election with multiple probes into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election still incomplete with no immediate end in sight. Among their top concerns, according to sources: Russia’s ability
White House reacts to tax bill, Rex Tillerson
ABC News' Jonathan Karl and Martha Raddatz report on the latest on the Senate tax bill and Senate investigation into Russia and reports that Secretary of State Rex Tillerson may leave the State Department.