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It’s nearly impossible to know who’s working for a foreign government

Rep. Dana Rohrabacher can’t remember if he knew Paul Manafort was working for a pro-Russian political party in Ukraine when the two old friends got together in March 2013. But the California
How Michael Flynn May Have Run Afoul of the Law

How Michael Flynn May Have Run Afoul of the Law

Michael T. Flynn, right, at the White House in February before resigning as President Trump’s national security adviser.

Paul Manafort made millions more from his Ukraine work than we knew

When reports emerged last August that the lobbying firm of then–Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort received over $12 million for work done as early as 2007 on behalf of a pro-Russian Ukrainian

Read the full indictment charging Manafort with conspiracy against the U.S.

Donald Trump’s former campaign manager and his longtime business partner turned themselves in to the FBI on Monday morning, following indictments from the team led by Special Counsel Bob Mueller.
The Manafort indictment is killing D.C.’s secret lobbying business

The Manafort indictment is killing D.C.’s secret lobbying business

For years, there’s been an open secret in Washington power circles: It’s highly profitable, if morally dubious, to secretly promote the interests of foreign governments, dictators, or oppressive
Tensions between the US and China are spreading to news. Or is it fake news?

Tensions between the US and China are spreading to news. Or is it fake news?

The US and China already appear on track for deeper tensions this year surrounding trade and technology. Now Beijing and Washington look set to also…
How Skadden, the Giant Law Firm, Got Entangled in the Mueller Investigation

How Skadden, the Giant Law Firm, Got Entangled in the Mueller Investigation

The law firm Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, whose headquarters are in Manhattan, has come under scrutiny in the Russia investigation.
How Skadden, the Giant Law Firm, Got Entangled in the Mueller Investigation

How Skadden, the Giant Law Firm, Got Entangled in the Mueller Investigation

The law firm Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, whose headquarters are in Manhattan, has come under scrutiny in the Russia investigation.
Op-Ed Contributor: When TV Takes Part in Human Rights Abuse

Op-Ed Contributor: When TV Takes Part in Human Rights Abuse

Police walk past a missing person notice for Gui Minhai, left, a bookseller who was detained by Chinese authorities.
Manafort didn't tamper with witnesses because he didn't know they'd become witnesses, lawyer argues

Manafort didn't tamper with witnesses because he didn't know they'd become witnesses, lawyer argues

The special counsel is now asking a judge to put Manafort in jail until his trial starts in September.
Clinton Cash Author: 'Different Set of Standards' for Clintons Angers Americans

Clinton Cash Author: 'Different Set of Standards' for Clintons Angers Americans

Americans are angry that those in power set a "different set of standards" for the Clintons and their associates, Clinton Cash author and Breitbart News Senior Editor-at-Large Peter Schweizer told Fox
Mueller’s Digging Exposes Culture of Foreign Lobbying and Its Big Paydays

Mueller’s Digging Exposes Culture of Foreign Lobbying and Its Big Paydays

Over the past year, Robert S. Mueller III and the Justice Department have pursued cases both under the Foreign Agents Registration Act and related to foreign influence operations more broadly.
Mueller’s Digging Exposes Culture of Foreign Lobbying and Its Big Paydays

Mueller’s Digging Exposes Culture of Foreign Lobbying and Its Big Paydays

Over the past year, Robert S. Mueller III and the Justice Department have pursued cases both under the Foreign Agents Registration Act and related to foreign influence operations more broadly.

How Paul Manafort’s Legal Defense Looks to Blur Foreign Lobbying Laws

The Manafort trial is, in many ways, a referendum on the extent foreign lobbying has seeped into the political process.
Lobbyist Sam Patten Pleads Guilty to Steering Foreign Funds to Trump Inaugural

Lobbyist Sam Patten Pleads Guilty to Steering Foreign Funds to Trump Inaugural

Sam Patten, a lobbyist and former associate of Paul Manafort, leaving court in Washington on Friday.
Lobbyist Sam Patten Pleads Guilty to Steering Foreign Funds to Trump Inaugural

Lobbyist Sam Patten Pleads Guilty to Steering Foreign Funds to Trump Inaugural

Sam Patten, a lobbyist and former associate of Paul Manafort, leaving court in Washington on Friday.
Manafort Case Puts New Scrutiny on Foreign Lobbying Law’s Shortcomings

Manafort Case Puts New Scrutiny on Foreign Lobbying Law’s Shortcomings

Paul Manafort, President Trump’s former campaign chairman, is accused of running afoul of the Foreign Agents Registration Act by not disclosing his lobbying activities on behalf of pro-Russia
John Kerry Receives Widespread Condemnation for ‘Shameful' and 'Insidious' Support for Iran

John Kerry Receives Widespread Condemnation for ‘Shameful' and 'Insidious' Support for Iran

Former Secretary of State, senator, and 2004 presidential candidate John Kerry revealed on Wednesday that he has been secretly meeting with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif to undermine
Manafort Plea Deal Casts New Scrutiny on Lobbyists He Recruited

Manafort Plea Deal Casts New Scrutiny on Lobbyists He Recruited

Paul Manafort, President Trump’s former campaign chairman, agreed on Friday to cooperate with the special counsel.