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Carrie Johnson

National Security Correspondent for the Washington Post

Carrie Johnson appears in the following:

Authorities Work To Confirm Gunman's Motive In Baton Rouge Police Killings

Monday, July 18, 2016

Attorney General Loretta Lynch condemned the "heinous attacks" and "senseless violence" against law enforcement, one day after three police officers were killed by a gunman in Baton Rouge, La. The gunman died on the scene, and authorities are still working to understand his motive.

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Remembering A Career Prosecutor Who Leaned Into Controversy — And Took The Heat

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

David Margolis died Tuesday after serving 51 years at the Justice Department. In those years, he touched nearly every major case and controversy.

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House Panel Grills Attorney General Loretta Lynch Over Clinton Email Case

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Republican members of the House Judiciary Committee pressed Attorney General Loretta Lynch on the Justice Department decision not to prosecute Hillary Clinton on her handling of classified information.

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Dallas Attack Special Coverage: 'The City Is Devastated'

Friday, July 08, 2016

NPR correspondents talk about the aftermath and response to a deadly attack on Dallas police officers, including a statement by Attorney General Loretta Lynch. Also heard: a pastor and a police chief.

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FBI Director Faces Congress Over Hillary Clinton Email Investigation

Thursday, July 07, 2016

FBI Director James Comey faced questioning from Congress Thursday over his decision not to recommend charges against Hillary Clinton in the investigation of her email practices as secretary of state.

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Clinton Probe Ends; House Asks FBI To Explain No Charges Recommendation

Thursday, July 07, 2016

Republicans on a House panel have summoned FBI Director James Comey to testify about his recommendation against prosecuting Hillary Clinton. The Justice Department has accepted Comey's recommendation.

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FBI Recommends No Charges Against Hillary Clinton In Email Investigation

Tuesday, July 05, 2016

FBI Director James Comey recommended "no charges" against Hillary Clinton in the email investigation. But he called her out on Tuesday for being "extremely careless" in the handling of classified information.

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Loretta Lynch Will Follow Recommendations In Clinton Email Case

Friday, July 01, 2016

After bipartisan outcry over the attorney general's meeting with Bill Clinton, she says she'll leave the conclusion in Hillary Clinton's email investigation to career lawyers and FBI agents.

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Lynch Will Accept Recommendations Of Lawyers, Agents On Clinton Email Probe

Friday, July 01, 2016

Attorney General Loretta Lynch says she regrets that her impromptu meeting with Bill Clinton has "cast a shadow" on the investigation of Hillary Clinton's email use, but did not recuse herself.

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Bipartisan Disapproval Follows Bill Clinton's Meeting With Loretta Lynch

Thursday, June 30, 2016

"I think it's ... one of the big stories of this week, of this month, of this year," Donald Trump said of the meeting. A Democratic strategist said it was "foolish to create such optics."

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Attorney General Loretta Lynch, Bill Clinton Met Amid Email Investigation

Thursday, June 30, 2016

It was a passing encounter on her government plane, but the whiff of impropriety while the Justice Department investigates Hillary Clinton's private email server could set Republicans howling.

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Select Committee On Benghazi Releases Final Report

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

The Select Committee on Benghazi released its findings Tuesday about the deadly 2012 attack with critical words for the Obama administration's failure to heed security warnings.

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House Report On Benghazi Attack: Ample Warning, Weak Response

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Republicans on the House special committee investigating the 2012 Benghazi, Libya, attacks release the results of their two-year-long investigation on Tuesday.

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Supreme Court Rules Domestic Violence Offenders Can Lose Gun Rights

Monday, June 27, 2016

The Supreme Court ruled Monday on a case over whether individuals who pled guilty to state misdemeanor domestic abuse charges are in violation of federal law for possessing firearms and ammunition.

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Supreme Court Rules Domestic Abusers Can Lose Their Gun-Ownership Rights

Monday, June 27, 2016

In a 6-2 vote, the justices concluded that misdemeanor assault convictions for domestic violence are sufficient to invoke a federal ban on firearms possession.

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Donald Trump: Clinton May Be 'Most Corrupt Person Ever To Run For President'

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

The presumptive Republican nominee for the White House lambasted rival Hillary Clinton for her government record and temperament. He even reached out to Bernie Sanders supporters to support him.

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Clinton Scandals: A Guide From Whitewater To The Clinton Foundation

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Donald Trump has promised to deliver a speech this week that will address Bill and Hillary Clinton's scandals. Here's a breakdown of those scandals and their outcomes.

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Justice Reform Advocates Urge Obama To Speed Action On Clemency

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

More than three dozen law professors are reaching out to President Obama to sound an alarm. They want him to pick up the pace on his clemency grants so that no deserving prisoner is left behind.

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FBI Releases Partial Transcripts From Orlando Shooter's 911 Calls

Monday, June 20, 2016

Authorities have omitted some material but recently released partial transcripts of Orlando nightclub shooter Omar Mateen's various calls to 911 during the siege.

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For Civil Rights Chief, Fighting For The Outsider Is Deeply Personal

Thursday, June 09, 2016

"History doesn't reward timidity," Vanita Gupta, who runs the Justice Department's civil rights unit, said recently. She's at the center of fights over transgender rights and police accountability.

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