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Max Boot: Here are 18 reasons why Trump might be a Russian agent

On Friday, the New York Times reported that “in the days after President Donald Trump fired James Comey as F.B.I. director, law enforcement officials became so concerned by the president’s behavior that they began...

James Comey unloads on House Republicans and Fox News

Following his closed-door testimony to the House Judiciary and Oversight committees on Monday, former FBI Director James Comey unloaded on House Republicans and Fox News.“At some point, someone has to stand up and...

Rachel Maddow interviews John Brennan:...

Close video Brennan: I gave Trump a year to live up to the office. He didn't. John Brennan, former CIA director, talks with Rachel...

Trump says he will call for Justice Department to probe whether FBI surveilled his campaign for ‘political purposes’

Washington • President Donald Trump said Sunday that he would demand that the Justice Department explore whether it or the FBI “infiltrated or surveilled the Trump Campaign for Political Purposes” — perhaps...

Sinclair, the pro-Trump, conservative company taking over local news, explained

This month, the 193 local TV affiliates owned by the Sinclair Broadcast Group began running a series of promotional segments, warning of a scourge of “fake news” promoted by “members of the media [who] use their...

Pa. race shows GOP still hasn’t found a winning midterms message

Want more news and analysis about the 2018 midterms? Sign up for James Hohmann's newsletter here.With Breanne Deppisch and Joanie Greve.THE BIG IDEA: National Republicans threw the kitchen sink to hold a House seat...

Hotly disputed Nunes-GOP memo released, alarming FBI

WASHINGTON — House Republicans released a politically charged memo Friday that accused FBI and Justice Department leaders of abusing their surveillance powers to spy on a former Trump campaign adviser suspected of...

Carter Page, the star of the Nunes memo, explained

So you may be surprised to hear that the memo, which was just released, is entirely about ... surveillance of Carter Page.Yes, that Carter Page. The rather eccentric former Trump campaign adviser, infamous for his...

Shutdown foreshadows a 2018 of inaction and gridlock

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) speaks on his cellphone as he walks out of the Capitol last night. (Oliver Contreras for The Washington Post) With Breanne Deppisch and Joanie Greve.THE BIG IDEA: The...

Trump administration angers vulnerable Republicans with offshore-drilling, marijuana decisions

A worker removes oil from the sand at Refugio State Beach in the Santa Barbara Channel after a May oil spill in California. (Jae C. Hong/AP) With Breanne Deppisch and Joanie Greve.THE BIG IDEA: With the proposed...


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