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Fidget Spinners and Quick Breaks: Senators Fight Impeachment Trial Fatigue

Fidget Spinners and Quick Breaks: Senators Fight Impeachment Trial Fatigue

Bipartisan fatigue is creeping into the Senate chamber as the impeachment trial of Donald Trump is stretching into its third day.
For Thirsty Senators in Impeachment Trial, It’s Milk, Water or Nothing

For Thirsty Senators in Impeachment Trial, It’s Milk, Water or Nothing

The U.S. Senate imposes an ascetic existence on its members during an impeachment trial, but it does afford them one peculiar indulgence: milk.
Trump Jr. Says He Has ‘Nothing to Correct’ in His Senate Testimony

Trump Jr. Says He Has ‘Nothing to Correct’ in His Senate Testimony

Donald Trump Jr. appeared Wednesday for a closed-door interview with the Senate Intelligence Committee, telling reporters that he wasn’t changing his previous testimony.
The Latest on Brennan’s Revoked Security Clearance

The Latest on Brennan’s Revoked Security Clearance

Washington (AP) -- The Latest on former CIA Director John Brennan (all times local):
Last Russia Probe in U.S. Congress May Continue Beyond Election

Last Russia Probe in U.S. Congress May Continue Beyond Election

The Senate Intelligence Committee’s bipartisan Russia probe is increasingly likely to stretch past the midterm elections, as the panel plans to interview more witnesses for a final report detailing
Senate Agrees to Send Butina Transcript to Justice Department

Senate Agrees to Send Butina Transcript to Justice Department

The Senate agreed to send a transcript of a private interview of accused Russian operative Mariia Butina by the Senate Intelligence Committee to the Department of Justice and her lawyer.
Facebook, Twitter to Face Senate Russia Hearing in September

Facebook, Twitter to Face Senate Russia Hearing in September

Senior executives from Facebook Inc., Alphabet Inc.’s Google and Twitter Inc. will testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Sept. 5 to discuss their efforts to prevent Russian meddling in
Republicans Call Trump Summit Remarks ‘Shameful’ and ‘Bizarre’

Republicans Call Trump Summit Remarks ‘Shameful’ and ‘Bizarre’

A growing number of Republican lawmakers harshly criticized President Donald Trump’s performance at a Monday news conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin, with House Speaker Paul Ryan saying
Ex-Senate Intelligence Security Chief Charged in FBI Leak Probe

Ex-Senate Intelligence Security Chief Charged in FBI Leak Probe

The former head of security for the Senate Intelligence Committee was arrested Thursday on charges that he lied to the FBI about his contacts with reporters in an investigation into leaks.
Russia Probes Wouldn’t Expand If Democrats Win Congress, Warner Says

Russia Probes Wouldn’t Expand If Democrats Win Congress, Warner Says

The top Democrat on the Senate Intelligence Committee’s Russia probe doesn’t see his party ramping up investigations should they win control of Congress in November elections.
Senate Intelligence Panel Agrees on Russia Interference Before Unity Put to Test

Senate Intelligence Panel Agrees on Russia Interference Before Unity Put to Test

Unlike just about everyone else on Capitol Hill, the Republican and the Democrat who head the Senate Intelligence Committee have made a determined show of bipartisanship in their Russia probe. Soon
GOP Senators Want to Exempt Giant Solar-Farm Panels From Tariffs

GOP Senators Want to Exempt Giant Solar-Farm Panels From Tariffs

Republican senators from five states with big solar farms are asking the Trump administration to exempt the workhorse of industrial solar panels from tariffs imposed earlier this year.
Haspel Won't Condemn Waterboarding But Says It's Over

Haspel Won't Condemn Waterboarding But Says It's Over

Gina Haspel, President Donald Trump’s nominee to lead the CIA, promised she wouldn’t resort to waterboarding and other harsh techniques that she once helped supervise, but she repeatedly refused to
Trump’s CIA Nominee Won’t Condemn Waterboarding

Trump’s CIA Nominee Won’t Condemn Waterboarding

Gina Haspel, director of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) nominee for President Donald Trump, swears in to a Senate Intelligence Committee confirmation hearing in Washington, D.C., U.S., on
Extent of Election Hacking Still Unclear, Says Senate Panel

Extent of Election Hacking Still Unclear, Says Senate Panel

The key Senate committee investigating Russian interference in the 2016 election said it still doesn’t have a firm grasp on the extent of the hacking, even with the November congressional midterms
Overseeing Mueller, Cohen Probes Makes Rosenstein a Big Target

Overseeing Mueller, Cohen Probes Makes Rosenstein a Big Target

From the start of the Russia probe, the question has been whether President Donald Trump might fire Special Counsel Robert Mueller. Now, the more serious question is whether he’d fire Rod Rosenstein.
Senators Press Google and Twitter for Answers on Privacy

Senators Press Google and Twitter for Answers on Privacy

The chief executive officers of Google and Twitter may be next to follow Mark Zuckerberg into a gauntlet of congressional hearings.
How Trump Could Imperil His Presidency by Firing Robert Mueller

How Trump Could Imperil His Presidency by Firing Robert Mueller

President Donald Trump risks plunging his administration into political calamity ahead of a crucial midterm election and deepening his legal jeopardy if he takes the drastic step of firing Special
Most State Election Officials Lack Necessary Clearances, DHS Says

Most State Election Officials Lack Necessary Clearances, DHS Says

Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen said only about 20 out of a targeted 150 state officials have full security clearances needed to receive classified information on cybersecurity threats to
Facebook Crisis Reignites Washington’s Scrutiny of Social Networks

Facebook Crisis Reignites Washington’s Scrutiny of Social Networks

Facebook is struggling to respond to growing demands from Washington to explain how the personal data of millions of its users could be exploited by a consulting firm that helped Donald Trump win the