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Climate-denying talk radio host Trump picked for top science post now at center of Russia scandal

Climate-denying talk radio host Trump picked for top science post now at center of Russia scandal

Sam Clovis, one of the Trump administration’s more controversial nominees for a political appointment, was already raising eyebrows ahead of his November 9 confirmation hearing before the Senate
George Papadopolous Posted an Old Photo on Twitter and People Called Him Out

George Papadopolous Posted an Old Photo on Twitter and People Called Him Out

A week ago, on October 25, Donald Trump’s former foreign policy advisor, George Papadopolous, appears to have posted a photo of himself on Twitter wearing a suit and standing the streets of London
George Papadopolous Posted an Old Photo on Twitter and People Called Him Out

George Papadopolous Posted an Old Photo on Twitter and People Called Him Out

A week ago, on October 25, Donald Trump’s former foreign policy advisor, George Papadopolous, appears to have posted a photo of himself on Twitter wearing a suit and standing the streets of London
6 reasons team Trump should worry about Papadopoulos’ plea deal

6 reasons team Trump should worry about Papadopoulos’ plea deal

Following the bombshell announcements Monday that special counsel Robert Mueller had nabbed two indictments and a guilty plea from former Trump campaign officials as part of his investigation into
Facebook Promises Action as Congress Probes Russian Meddling in U.S. Politics

Facebook Promises Action as Congress Probes Russian Meddling in U.S. Politics

Executives from Facebook, Twitter, and Google testified on Capitol Hill on Tuesday
Facebook Promises Action as Congress Probes Russian Meddling in U.S. Politics

Facebook Promises Action as Congress Probes Russian Meddling in U.S. Politics

Executives from Facebook, Twitter, and Google testified on Capitol Hill on Tuesday

Daily Cartoon: Tuesday, October 31st

Pat Byrnes’s Daily Cartoon shows a spooky start to Robert Mueller’s charges.

The Papadopoulos Plea Deal and the Great Blowhard Convergence of the 2016 Election

Masha Gessen on the George Papadopoulos plea deal with Robert Mueller, which introduced two new characters—the Professor and the Female Russian National—into the Trump-Russia story.

Paul Manafort and the Case of the $250,000 Antique-Rug-Store Bill

Adam Davidson writes about Paul Manafort’s money laundering, which was revealed in the course of Robert Mueller’s investigation and indictment.
Paul Manafort’s Indictment Could Have Some Washington Lobbyists on Edge

Paul Manafort’s Indictment Could Have Some Washington Lobbyists on Edge

The indictment of President Trump’s former campaign chief could lead some Washington lobbyists for foreign interests to double-check the paperwork they file under an often-ignored federal statute. As
Paul Manafort’s Indictment Could Have Some Washington Lobbyists on Edge

Paul Manafort’s Indictment Could Have Some Washington Lobbyists on Edge

The indictment of President Trump’s former campaign chief could lead some Washington lobbyists for foreign interests to double-check the paperwork they file under an often-ignored federal statute. As

Seems like Paul Manafort sucked at laundering money

Money laundering can be relatively easy if you know what you’re doing, though changes to the banking system in recent years have made it tougher to move large sums without attracting attention. But
Google Is Taking Three Steps To Avoid Election Meddling

Google Is Taking Three Steps To Avoid Election Meddling

Search engine giant follows similar moves by Twitter.
Google Is Taking Three Steps To Avoid Election Meddling

Google Is Taking Three Steps To Avoid Election Meddling

Search engine giant follows similar moves by Twitter.
The curious case of Paul Manafort’s three passports

The curious case of Paul Manafort’s three passports

A court filing on Tuesday showed that former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort and his associate Rick Gates were not only well-traveled and considerably wealthy, the former also had three U.S.
Hillary Clinton Defends Her Campaign’s Funding of ‘Steele Dossier’ on Trump

Hillary Clinton Defends Her Campaign’s Funding of ‘Steele Dossier’ on Trump

She explained her role to Trevor Noah on 'The Daily Show.'
Senator offers bizarre defense of Russia’s election meddling

Senator offers bizarre defense of Russia’s election meddling

A Republican Senator went on Fox News on Thursday and defended Russia’s meddling in the 2016 election. He managed to both spread unproven conspiracy theories and false information — and to claim that

How Paul Manafort’s Indictment Reveals Robert Mueller’s Strategy

Robert Mueller has Team Trump right where he wants them.