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Inside the special counsel's long hunt to uncover whether the Trump campaign conspired with Russia

3 monthes ago   |   By The Washington Post

A reconstruction of the investigation by Robert S. Mueller III's team shows why it was often a maddeningly difficult task - and why some mysteries were left unanswered.
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U.S. prisons chief removed after Epstein's death

U.S. prisons chief removed after Epstein's death

WASHINGTON - Attorney General William Barr has removed the acting director of the Bureau of Prisons from his position more than a week after millionaire financier Jeffrey... Read more ...

Barr Doesn't Mention Epstein, but Reassigns Prisons Chief

Barr Doesn't Mention Epstein, but Reassigns Prisons Chief

Attorney General Bill Barr has made another staff-related move in the wake of Jeffrey Epstein's suicide. Barr on Monday announced that federal Bureau of Prisons Acting Director... Read more ...

'I Am Sorry': Warren's Message at Native American Forum

'I Am Sorry': Warren's Message at Native American Forum

Elizabeth Warren addressed a presidential forum on Native American issues in Iowa on Monday and didn't try to avoid the elephant in the room. "Like anyone who's being honest... Read more ...

Governor Who Had Infamous Run-In With Hurricane Is Dead at 76

Governor Who Had Infamous Run-In With Hurricane Is Dead at 76

Former Louisiana Gov. Kathleen Babineaux Blanco, who became the state's first female elected governor only to see her political career derailed by Hurricane Katrina, has died... Read more ...

Michigan emerges as crucial battleground in fight for the Senate

Michigan emerges as crucial battleground in fight for the Senate

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - Democrat Gary Peters, a bearded, buttoned-down genial Midwesterner who could easily pass for the investment adviser he once was, is known in the Senate... Read more ...

Top Trump Advisor: Greenland Purchase Is 'Developing'

Top Trump Advisor: Greenland Purchase Is 'Developing'

Larry Kudlow kept the Greenland story alive on Fox News Sunday even though the island nation has said it's not for sale , reports NBC News. The White House economic advisor... Read more ...

Trump's top economic advisers try to calm recession fears

Trump's top economic advisers try to calm recession fears

Two of President Donald Trump's top economic advisers sought to tamp down concerns Sunday that the U.S. may be sliding into a recession. In appearances on the Sunday show... Read more ...

New California Law Says Police Should Kill Only When 'Necessary'

New California Law Says Police Should Kill Only When 'Necessary'

The new law is a response to police killings of unarmed black men such as Stephon Clark. But critics say it doesn't go far enough. Read more ...

Why Some White Liberals Will Probably Vote For Donald Trump

Why Some White Liberals Will Probably Vote For Donald Trump

A new study demonstrates that racist dog whistles work. Read more ...

Schumer assails Trump's 'heartbreaking' apparent reversal on background checks

Schumer assails Trump's 'heartbreaking' apparent reversal on background checks

Chuck Schumer dinged President Donald Trump's apparent about-face on enhanced backgrounds for firearm sales, calling the move "not only disappointing but also heartbreaking... Read more ...