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Lawmakers Aim To Pass Bill Protecting Mueller From Trump

Monday, October 30, 2017

Justice Department special counsel Robert Mueller unveiled his first charges in the Russia imbroglio on Monday. Three former Trump aides were involved, and members of Congress have said they want to pass a bill protecting Mueller from being fired by Trump if the president feels threatened.

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Manafort, Gates Indicted By Mueller Special Investigation

Monday, October 30, 2017

Three people have been indicted by Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation, including former Trump Campaign Manager Paul Manafort. NPR Justice correspondent Ryan Lucas has the latest.

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Russia Tried To Infiltrate Trump Campaign, Mueller Documents Confirm

Monday, October 30, 2017

Trump's former campaign chairman and a top aide are charged with money laundering; a former foreign policy aide has pleaded guilty to lying to FBI.

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The Latest In The Russia Inquiry: Are Indictments Imminent?

Monday, October 30, 2017

Some news organizations are reporting — but NPR hasn't confirmed — that special counsel Robert Mueller has secured his first indictment. Other developments in the Russia probes are expected this week.

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Trump, Supporters Go On Offense After Report Of Clinton Tie To Dossier

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

The president and his allies argue that since Hillary Clinton paid for the infamous dossier, that means it's a political hatchet job and so is the Russia imbroglio.

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Democrats Question Attorney General Sessions On Russia At Senate Judiciary Committee

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Attorney General Jeff Sessions testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee today. There was no shortage of topics discussed — from police oversight and voting rights litigation to protections for the LGBT community and the administration's travel ban. But Democrats repeatedly pushed him on one topic in particular — Russia.

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Lawmakers Say The ATF Should Regulate Bump Stocks. It's Not That Simple

Friday, October 13, 2017

Since the recent mass shooting in Las Vegas, new scrutiny has fallen on the controversial firearm device. Experts in the field say there are limits to what the ATF can do under existing law.

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Senate Intelligence Committee Gives Update On Russian Interference Investigation

Wednesday, October 04, 2017

Senate Investigators do not yet know whether anyone in the U.S. knowingly cooperated with the Russian influence campaign during the 2016 election.

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Police Look For Clues In Las Vegas Shooting

Monday, October 02, 2017

Law enforcement authorities say a motive in Sunday's mass shooting in Las Vegas is unclear. Authorities are searching the suspect's home in Mesquite, Nev., for clues.

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Congress Considers Changes To Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act

Monday, October 02, 2017

The program used to combat foreign threats will expire at the end of the year unless Congress renews it. Republicans and Democrats say they're likely to reauthorize it, but many want changes.

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Russia Continues To Use Social Media To Influence Public Opinion In The U.S.

Thursday, September 28, 2017

Congressional investigators are continuing to talk with social media companies about what is known about the role Russian bots played in last November's election and how to prevent the next onslaught.

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Sessions Condemns 'Political Correctness' On College Campuses

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Attorney General Jeff Sessions condemned what he derided as political correctness gone wild on university campuses across the U.S., but especially the University of California, Berkeley. Protestors have taken to shouting down speakers and even shutting down campuses, in some cases, over controversial topics.

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Trump Administration Lifts Limits On Military Hardware For Police

Monday, August 28, 2017

The move, announced by Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Monday, is part of a push to boost federal support for local police departments and crack down on crime. It reverses an Obama-era restriction.

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