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Matt Zapotosky

Matt Zapotosky is a national security reporter for the Washington Post, covering the Justice Department.

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Republican Rod Rosenstein -- appointed by Donald Trump to oversee the Russia investigation -- faced heated attacks by fellow Republicans at a hearing today.

Rod Rosenstein is in the hot seat

Republican Rod Rosenstein -- appointed by Donald Trump to oversee the Russia investigation -- faced heated attacks by fellow Republicans at a hearing today.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

FBI Director Christopher Wray on Tuesday contradicted the White House’s claim that Rob Porter’s background check wasn’t complete.

How many White House staffers only have partial security clearance?

FBI Director Christopher Wray on Tuesday contradicted the White House’s claim that Rob Porter’s background check wasn’t complete.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

America's top law enforcement officer is in danger of losing his job.

Friendly fire in the Trump Administration as president berates AG

America's top law enforcement officer is in danger of losing his job.

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Life, replete with its ups and downs, goes on in U.S. and Mexican border communities despite the political calamity unfolding around them.

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Amazon’s CEO accused American Media Incorporated of trying to extort him by threatening to publish embarrassing photos.

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Arctic temperatures are hitting the midwest, while Australia experiences a heat wave. Heat records were broken all over last year, from Hong Kong to Norway to Southern California.

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