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Carrie Johnson

National Security Correspondent for the Washington Post

Carrie Johnson appears in the following:

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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Push To Crack Down On Drug That Killed Prince Echoes Fight From 1980s

Friday, June 03, 2016

A proposal by New Hampshire Republican Sen. Kelly Ayotte to increase criminal penalties for possessing fentanyl is drawing the ire of advocates, who want to treat drug use as a public health problem.

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Inspector General Report Criticizes Hillary Clinton's Use Of Private Server

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

The State Department's independent watchdog criticizes Hillary Clinton's use of a personal email account and server for official business.

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Behind The Mystique: Tour Interpol Washington

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

The international law enforcement agency holds a rare open house in Washington, D.C. 190 countries belong to Interpol, which issues global alerts on fugitives and collects info on stolen ID documents.

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'It's Just The Beginning Now,' Says Man Freed From Serving Two Life Sentences

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

David Padilla is adjusting to life back home in Northeast Philadelphia. After nearly 20 years in prison, he won clemency last year, freeing him from two life sentences for nonviolent drug crimes.

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Justice Department Files Complaint Against North Carolina Over Bathroom Law

Monday, May 09, 2016

Attorney General Loretta Lynch filed a federal complaint against North Carolina Monday after the state sued the federal government in the fight over its controversial transgender bathroom law.

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FBI Probe Of Clinton's Email Use Advances With Aides' Interviews

Thursday, May 05, 2016

Federal investigators have interviewed top aides to Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. They're asking whether her email practices as secretary of state compromised government secrets.

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Training Helps Inmates Build A Bridge To Life Outside Prison Walls

Saturday, April 30, 2016

Loretta Lynch made her first visit to a federal prison as the nation's top law enforcement officer. She highlighted the need for more services to help inmates re-enter society.

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