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FBI Director Keeps Blaming 'Viral Videos' For Murder Spike In Some Cities

The Huffington Post | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 05.12.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- FBI Director James Comey once again suggested this week that the "viral video effect" on police may be to blame for the rise in murders ...

DEA Chief Agrees With Claim That 'Ferguson Effect' Is Causing Crime Surge

The Huffington Post | Lydia Oconnor | Posted 11.04.2015 | Politics

Drug Enforcement Administration chief Chuck Rosenberg on Wednesday backed FBI Director James Comey's controversial claim that a "Ferguson effect" of s...

Ryan J. Reilly

FBI Says It Disrupted Plans To Kill Americans Likely Over July 4th | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 07.09.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The FBI arrested more than 10 people over the past four to six weeks in an effort that Director James Comey said disrupted plans to kill...

The Slaughter Continues: 176 Civilians Killed by Police so Far in 2015

Blake Fleetwood | Posted 05.06.2015 | Politics
Blake Fleetwood

One-hundred-seventy-six civilians were killed by police in January and February, according to news clippings collected by Of course, the greatest outrage of all is that no one really knows how many people are killed by police annually.

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FBI Director: Snowden No 'Hero,' Revealed Government Operating Way 'Founders Intended'" | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- FBI Director James Comey said he thinks there's a legitimate debate to be had about the National Security Agency's phone surveillance pr...

FBI Director Gives New Details On Navy Yard Shooting

The Huffington Post | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 09.19.2013 | Politics

FBI Director James Comey provided new details on Monday's shooting at Washington Navy Yard that left 13 people dead. Speaking to reporters Thursday...

New FBI Director Says Sequestration Has Had A 'Huge' Impact

The Huffington Post | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 09.12.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Newly installed FBI Director James Comey said this week that sequestration is having a "huge impact" on the ability of the FBI to accomp...

Nominee For FBI Director: Waterboarding Is Torture

Reuters | Posted 09.08.2013 | Politics

* Says Bush team dismissed his interrogation concerns * Confirmation expected (Adds details on further questioning) ...

How Obama's FBI Pick Triggered The Valerie Plame Investigation

Mother Jones | Posted 06.03.2013 | Politics

The pending nomination of James Comey to become FBI chief is a poke in the eye with a very sharp stick for the Cheney crowd....

Former Bush Official In Line For Key Obama Post

Posted 05.30.2013 | Politics

Former Justice Department official James Comey is expected to be nominated as President Barack Obama's next FBI Director, NPR and the New York Times r...

Woman Among Those Under Consideration To Lead FBI

The Washington Post | Sari Horwitz | Posted 03.31.2013 | Politics

The Obama administration has begun to search for a replacement for FBI Director Robert S. Mueller III, and for the first time one of the leading conte...

Romney Fills Short List For Key Post With Former Bush Officials

Reuters | Posted 12.29.2012 | Politics

(Repeats with no changes to text) * Holder unlikely to serve full second term * FBI job due to open up in 2013 ...

Robert Mueller, Bush FBI Director In 2008: Torture Didn't Foil Any Plots

The Plum Line | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Now that Bush administration officials have launched a major campaign to persuade us that torture "worked," perhaps it's worth recalling that George W...