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National Security Wiretap System Was Long Plagued by Risk of Errors and Omissions

National Security Wiretap System Was Long Plagued by Risk of Errors and Omissions

The F.B.I.’s intelligence wiretap powers are at a crossroads after a damning report about the surveillance of a former Trump adviser. And the flaws may be systemic.
National Security Wiretap System Was Long Plagued by Risk of Errors and Omissions

National Security Wiretap System Was Long Plagued by Risk of Errors and Omissions

The F.B.I.’s intelligence wiretap powers are at a crossroads after a damning report about the surveillance of a former Trump adviser. And the flaws may be systemic.

Debate between Nadler and Cipollone grows testy.

The two men hurled undisguised barbs at each other on the Senate floor.
Withering Criticism of F.B.I. as Watchdog Presents Russia Inquiry Findings

Withering Criticism of F.B.I. as Watchdog Presents Russia Inquiry Findings

At a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing, the Justice Department’s inspector general recounted egregious problems with wiretap files.
Withering Criticism of F.B.I. as Watchdog Presents Russia Inquiry Findings

Withering Criticism of F.B.I. as Watchdog Presents Russia Inquiry Findings

At a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing, the Justice Department’s inspector general recounted egregious problems with wiretap files.
Horowitz Hearing Highlights: Watchdog Warns Against Exonerating F.B.I. in Russia Inquiry, Pointing to Flaws

Horowitz Hearing Highlights: Watchdog Warns Against Exonerating F.B.I. in Russia Inquiry, Pointing to Flaws

Senators and the inspector general painted a scathing portrait of the F.B.I., with Republicans accusing agents of exploiting rules and joining Democrats in demanding a surveillance overhaul.
Horowitz Hearing Highlights: Watchdog Warns Against Exonerating F.B.I. in Russia Inquiry, Pointing to Flaws

Horowitz Hearing Highlights: Watchdog Warns Against Exonerating F.B.I. in Russia Inquiry, Pointing to Flaws

Senators and the inspector general painted a scathing portrait of the F.B.I., with Republicans accusing agents of exploiting rules and joining Democrats in demanding a surveillance overhaul.
Trump ‘Ignored and Injured’ the National Interest, Democrats Charge in Impeachment Articles

Trump ‘Ignored and Injured’ the National Interest, Democrats Charge in Impeachment Articles

Democratic leaders unveiled articles of impeachment charging President Trump with abuse of power and obstruction of Congress.
Trump ‘Ignored and Injured’ the National Interest, Democrats Charge in Impeachment Articles

Trump ‘Ignored and Injured’ the National Interest, Democrats Charge in Impeachment Articles

Democratic leaders unveiled articles of impeachment charging President Trump with abuse of power and obstruction of Congress.
A Louder, Messier Phase of Impeachment

A Louder, Messier Phase of Impeachment

The House Intelligence Committee has given its report on President Trump to the Judiciary Committee. What comes next will look very different.
Why Republicans Will Sidestep Their Garland Rule for the Court in 2020

Why Republicans Will Sidestep Their Garland Rule for the Court in 2020

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s health scare raised the question of how the Senate would handle a Supreme Court vacancy in a presidential election year.
Two Disputed Judicial Nominees Could Help Trump Reach Milestone

Two Disputed Judicial Nominees Could Help Trump Reach Milestone

With a batch of nominees being considered Thursday, the president could soon have appointed a quarter of all federal appeals court judges.
On One Issue, Americans Are United. Too Many Are Behind Bars.

On One Issue, Americans Are United. Too Many Are Behind Bars.

Civil discourse and bipartisanship in America aren’t dead. At least when the subject is criminal justice reform.
During Kavanaugh Hearings, Senator Alerted F.B.I. to New Allegation

During Kavanaugh Hearings, Senator Alerted F.B.I. to New Allegation

A Democratic senator expressed concern last year that the F.B.I. was not following up on allegations against the Supreme Court nominee.
During Kavanaugh Hearings, Senator Alerted F.B.I. to New Allegation

During Kavanaugh Hearings, Senator Alerted F.B.I. to New Allegation

A Democratic senator expressed concern last year that the F.B.I. was not following up on allegations against the Supreme Court nominee.
Biden Defends Eastland Remarks but Omits Some History

Biden Defends Eastland Remarks but Omits Some History

In defending his comments about working with segregationists, Joe Biden cited his record on civil rights and his relationship with Ted Kennedy. But he didn’t address his opposition to busing.
Biden’s First Run for President Was a Calamity. Some Missteps Still Resonate.

Biden’s First Run for President Was a Calamity. Some Missteps Still Resonate.

In 1988, Joe Biden was prone to embellishment. Hints of that linger today. But unlike then, his message to voters is clear: He’s a stabilizing statesman in a tumultuous time.
Biden’s First Run for President Was a Calamity. Some Missteps Still Resonate.

Biden’s First Run for President Was a Calamity. Some Missteps Still Resonate.

In 1988, Joe Biden was prone to embellishment. Hints of that linger today. But unlike then, his message to voters is clear: He’s a stabilizing statesman in a tumultuous time.
On Washington: When It Comes to Republican Defectors, Current Crisis Is No Watergate

On Washington: When It Comes to Republican Defectors, Current Crisis Is No Watergate

Representative William S. Cohen, Republican of Maine, in 1974, speaking about impeachment during a Judiciary Committee debate.
Mueller Will Not Testify Next Week, but Democrats Are Not Giving Up

Mueller Will Not Testify Next Week, but Democrats Are Not Giving Up

Robert S. Mueller III, the special counsel, this week in Washington. Lawmakers want him to testify before House and Senate committees.