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FBI Director Says He Was Just Kidding About Hiring Pot Smokers

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 05.22.2014 | Politics

FBI Director James Comey said he was only trying to be funny when he said the agency would consider hiring those who've smoked pot. “I have to hi...

FBI Names 25-Year Veteran To Key Post

AP | Posted 11.05.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- WASHINGTON (AP) — A 25-year veteran of the FBI, Mark F. Giuliano, will become the bureau's new deputy director, overseeing all domesti...

Obama: Here's Why I Picked James Comey To Lead FBI

AP | Posted 10.28.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says he picked James Comey to lead the FBI after interviewing many other candidates for the j...

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...

Comey Confirmed To Lead FBI

AP | ALAN FRAM | Posted 09.28.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Senate overwhelmingly confirmed James Comey on Monday to become FBI director, elevating the one-time Justice Department official who...

An Uncomfortable Silence: James Comey, the FBI and Racial Profiling

Alissa Escarce | Posted 09.23.2013 | Politics
Alissa Escarce

Though James Comey has made public comments that suggest a tacit endorsement of racial profiling, neither the media nor the Senate has asked him to address these issues. Those who believe in civil liberties and racial justice should find this troubling.

Senate Committee Unanimously Approves Of Obama Nominee

AP | HENRY C. JACKSON | Posted 09.17.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The Senate Judiciary Committee has unanimously approved the nomination of James Comey (KOH'-mee) to be director of the FBI, clearin...

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) ...

Obama Nominee Defends Against 'Rubber Stamp' Charge

Posted 07.09.2013 | Politics

By PETE YOST, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — The Obama administration's nominee to become the next FBI director, James Comey, told members of ...

FBI Nominee Faces Questions On Surveillance

Posted 07.09.2013 | Politics

By PETE YOST, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — From surveillance to sensitive criminal investigations, the Obama administration's nominee to bec...

Obama Announces Nomination For FBI Director

AP | NEDRA PICKLER | Posted 08.21.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — As the FBI grapples with scrutiny over government surveillance, President Barack Obama on Friday moved to turn the agency over to J...

Obama Nominating New FBI Director

AP | NEDRA PICKLER | Posted 08.20.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama on Friday plans to nominate President George W. Bush's former No. 2 at the Justice Department, James Comey, ...

Obama Likely Pick Widely Praised

AP | DONNA CASSATA | Posted 05.30.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republicans said Thursday they see no major obstacles to Senate confirmation of James Comey, the former deputy attorney general in the B...

Two Bush-Era Officials In Running To Be Next FBI Director

AP | PETE YOST | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Two officials who worked for President George W. Bush, including one who threatened to resign to block legally questionable anti-te...