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Ellen Nakashima

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National Security Reporter for the Washington Post.

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In a tweet, President Trump demanded that the Justice Department investigate whether the FBI infiltrated or surveilled his campaign for “political purposes,” and if the Obama…

Will Trump's demand for FBI probe lead to constitutional crisis with the Justice Department?

In a tweet, President Trump demanded that the Justice Department investigate whether the FBI infiltrated or surveilled his campaign for “political purposes,” and if the Obama…

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Congress is supposed to enforce ethical standards on its own members, but ethics committee proceedings are highly secretive, and watchdog groups claim that not much really goes on.

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Congress is supposed to enforce ethical standards on its own members, but ethics committee proceedings are highly secretive, and watchdog groups claim that not much really goes on.

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