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9 Questions Democrats Want Answered About Donald Trump's Transition Team
Since returning to work after President-elect Donald Trump ’s victory, congressional Democrats have taken or requested at least nine separate actions seeking to address their concerns about the Trump transition. It is traditional for members of the opposing party to request inquiries and
FBI Chief Responds to Concern Over Cyber Threats to US Election System
The FBI has responded to recent concerns about the American election system being targeted for cyber-attacks as the presidential elections approach, saying they take the threat "very, very seriously" and are working to "equip the rest of our government with options." "We take very seriously any
FBI Warns of Cyberattacks on State Election Boards
The FBI is warning all states to tighten security measures related to their online election systems after hackers successfully infiltrated one state board of election and targeted another, ABC News has confirmed. “The FBI is requesting that states contact their Board of Elections and determine if
Concerns About Election Day Cyberattacks Mount in the Wake of DNC Hack
Officials and security experts have raised concerns about potential Election Day cyber vulnerabilities amid reports that hackers -- believed to be from Russsia -- breached the Democratic National Committee 's (DNC) computers last month. On Monday, the Ranking Member of the Senate Homeland Security
The Note: Acela Primary Primer
NOTABLES --5 STORYLINES TO WATCH: The so-called "Acela primary" launches today, bringing voters to the polls in five Northeastern states. Ballots will be cast in Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Maryland and Delaware, largely finishing up most of this election's primaries in the region.
Senator Leads Hillary Clinton Supporters in Rendition of 'She Works Hard for the Money'
If there were an award for the most awkward (yet kind-of amazing) intro speech at a Hillary Clinton rally, it could go to Sen. Tom Carper for his performance today at the Democratic front-runner’s event in Wilmington, Delaware. Speaking before Clinton, Carper led the audience in a rendition of
Congressman Introduces Clinton, Leads Crowd in Donna Summer Song
Sen. Tom Carper, D-Delaware, led the crowd in "She Works Hard for the Money."
Zika Virus: Senate Panel to Hold Hearing 'Very Soon'
As the U.S. government braces itself for a possible outbreak of the Zika virus , lawmakers are trying to find what role they can play in protecting the vulnerable. The chairman of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee said Friday that his panel would hold a hearing "very
Joe Biden Gets Praise, No Endorsements From Senate Democrats
If Vice President Joe Biden runs for president, as people close to him have suggested he’s thinking of doing, he might not pick up much support from members of the Senate, some of whom he worked with there -- at least not right away. Many Senate Democrats are already declared supporters of former
Medicare Funds Totaling $60 Billion Improperly Paid, Report Finds
They are supposed to be doctor's offices, clinics or hospitals, not hamburger stands, vacant lots and mailbox shops, but that's what some of the 23,400 potentially fake or bad addresses on Medicare 's list of health care providers are, according to a report released today to Congress from the U.S.