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Trump Fired The FBI Chief. Now An FBI Veteran Is Hired To Probe The Trump Team

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 05.17.2017 | Politics

One week after President Donald Trump fired the head of the FBI and raised fears about the future of the agency’s investigation into ties between th...

Cash, Corruption and Washington Today

Pat Choate | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Pat Choate

In 1993, Sen. Patrick Daniel Moynihan (D-N.Y.) described how U.S. society was "defining deviancy down." Nowhere is this more evident than in the conduct of our increasingly lawless national elections.

Precedent George Bush

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Bush's term in office will be remembered for the precedents it set, particularly in relation to the presidential power, and the separation of powers between the three branches of U.S. government.