Carrie Johnson

National Security Correspondent for the Washington Post

Carrie Johnson appears in the following:

When It Comes To Public Opinion, More News Is Not Good News For NSA

Thursday, November 07, 2013

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Families Of Drone Strike Victims Tell Their Stories

Wednesday, October 30, 2013

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Justice Department Pushes New Thinking On Kids And Crime

Thursday, September 26, 2013

"We believe firmly that children should be kept in school and out of courts," says Justice Department official Robert Listenbee. In his new role leading the Office of Juvenile Justice...

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New FBI Chief Says Budget Cuts Threaten Agency's Mission

Thursday, September 12, 2013

In his first full week on the job, new FBI Director Jim Comey is already expressing "intense concern" about budget cuts hitting the bureau as part of sequestration.

Comey used his first visits to FBI field offices in Virginia and New York, where he once served as a federal prosecutor, ...

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What Should Be On New FBI Director's To-Do List?

Thursday, September 05, 2013

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Justice Department Tackles Quality Of Defense For The Poor

Tuesday, September 03, 2013

All over the country, lawyers who defend poor people in criminal cases have been sharing their stories about painful budget cuts. Some federal public defenders have shut their doors to new clients after big layoffs. And in many states, the public defense system has operated in crisis for years.

But ...

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DOJ Won't Sue To Overturn Recreational Pot Laws

Thursday, August 29, 2013

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U.S. 'Ought To Respect' State Marijuana Laws, Sen. Leahy Says

Tuesday, August 27, 2013

The Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee says he's done waiting for answers about how the Justice Department will handle marijuana offenses in states that have legalized small amounts of the drug.

Vermont Democrat Patrick Leahy has asked Attorney General Eric Holder or his deputy to appear at a

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Justice Backs Less Protective Ruling On Reporter Privilege

Monday, August 26, 2013

In a case closely watched by the intelligence community and the media, the Justice Department urged a federal appeals court on Monday to leave in place a court ruling that gives reporters little protection from testifying against their sources in criminal prosecutions.

Federal prosecutors told the Virginia-based U.S . Court ...

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Outgoing FBI Boss On His Legacy And What Kept Him Up At Night

Friday, August 23, 2013

For a man at the center of so many critical government actions, with a portfolio that includes preventing terrorist strikes and cyberattacks, FBI Director Robert Mueller has mostly avoided the limelight since he joined the bureau just a week before Sept. 11, 2001.

As his friend and former CIA Director ...

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Justice Department Sues Texas Over Strict Voter ID Law

Thursday, August 22, 2013

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Manning Sentenced To 35 Years In Prison For Leaks

Wednesday, August 21, 2013

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Bradley Manning Sentenced To 35 Years For Leaks

Wednesday, August 21, 2013

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With Holder In The Lead, Sentencing Reform Gains Momentum

Wednesday, August 07, 2013

Eric Holder, the nation's top law enforcement officer, is calling for a sea change in the criminal justice system. The attorney general is joined by a bipartisan group of lawmakers wh...

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New ATF Head Is Its First Senate-Confirmed Leader In 7 Years

Thursday, August 01, 2013

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Manning Faces Sentencing In Leak Case

Wednesday, July 31, 2013

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Bradley Manning Acquitted Of Most Serious Charge

Tuesday, July 30, 2013

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Holder Asks For Federal Voting Oversight In Texas

Friday, July 26, 2013

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For Holder, An Intersection Of The Personal And Political

Thursday, July 25, 2013

Hours before Attorney General Eric Holder announced he would seek new federal powers to protect minority voters in the state of Texas, the country's top law enforcement officer mingled at a Washington event about a topic that hit close to home.

In honor of the 50th anniversary of the March ...

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Holder: DOJ Wants To Oversee Texas' Voting Laws Again

Thursday, July 25, 2013

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