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The Mueller Whitewash

Roger I. Abrams | Posted 03.11.2015 | Sports
Roger I. Abrams

Mueller and his firm are associated with the NFL, and, as a result, few bought the League's claim that the investigation would be totally "independent." Now the Mueller report has been issued and -- no surprise here -- the NFL's commissioner seems to have been telling the truth.

Matt Sledge

Lawyers For Top Bush Officials Pressed On Who's Responsible For Post-9/11 Detainee Abuses | Matt Sledge | Posted 05.02.2014 | Politics

NEW YORK -- Justice Department lawyers faced tough questioning from federal judges Thursday over whether former high-level officials like John Ashcrof...

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...

Matt Sledge

New FBI Director Must End 'Unchecked Abuse Of Authority,' Rights Group Says | Matt Sledge | Posted 09.16.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- FBI Director James Comey should reverse sweeping government surveillance practices begun since the Sept. 11 attacks that encroach on civ...

Mueller: I Crippled FBI Effort v. White-Collar Crime, My Successor Will Make It Worse

William K. Black | Posted 10.26.2013 | Business
William K. Black

White-collar crime investigations and prosecutions are massive money makers that reduce the deficit, but Mueller, Holder, and Obama refuse to make these points and refuse to prosecute the elite bank fraudsters.

Departing FBI Chief Reveals His 'Biggest Worry'

AP | PETE YOST | Posted 08.23.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The nature of terrorism has changed in Robert Mueller's dozen years as FBI director, but his concerns for the future are much the same a...

Holder Praises Outgoing FBI Director

AP | FREDERIC J. FROMMER | Posted 10.01.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Attorney General Eric Holder praised outgoing FBI Director Robert Mueller Thursday as someone who "set the standard" for law enforc...

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...

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...

Issa Metrics

Joe Peyronnin | Posted 08.19.2013 | Politics
Joe Peyronnin

Rep. Darrell Issa, the Republican chairman of the House Oversight Committee, is determined to link the White House, and President Barack Obama, to the so-called IRS scandal, even though there is no proof one exists.

Michael McAuliff

FBI Director: We Use Drones In The U.S. | Michael McAuliff | Posted 06.19.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- FBI Director Robert Mueller revealed Wednesday that the bureau uses drones to conduct surveillance on U.S. soil. Asked by Sen. Chuck ...

Report Alleging Big NSA Admission Raises Questions

Posted 06.16.2013 | Politics

A blockbuster article published by CNET Saturday night alleges that the National Security Agency has the power to listen to Americans' phone calls wit...

FBI Director Faces Tough Questions

AP | PETE YOST | Posted 08.13.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — FBI Director Robert Mueller is leaving the law enforcement agency that he has run every day since the week before the Sept. 11, 200...

Obama May Back FBI Plan To Wiretap Web Users

The New York Times | CHARLIE SAVAGE | Posted 05.07.2013 | Technology

The Obama administration, resolving years of internal debate, is on the verge of backing a Federal Bureau of Investigation plan for a sweeping overhau...

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 cont...

Schumer's One-Way Street

Len Levitt | Posted 07.21.2012 | New York
Len Levitt

Chuck Schumer put his Senatorial arm on FBI Director Robert Mueller last week -- pressuring him to call NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly and brief him on the recently foiled Yemeni bomb plot.

White House Spin May Have Had Unintended Consequences

Reuters | Posted 07.18.2012 | Politics

* Obama adviser touted "inside control" of bomb plot * Leaks forced shutdown of operation By Mark Hosenball ...

FBI Didn't Tell NYPD About Terror Plot

Posted 05.17.2012 | New York

FBI chief Robert Mueller was grilled during a senate panel Wednesday by Senator Chuck Schumer (D-NY) over the bureau's failure to communicate the deta...

Cops, Mayors: NYPD Risks Access With Muslim Spying

AP | By DON BABWIN | Posted 03.11.2012 | New York

CHICAGO -- The tip was a surprise when it arrived on the desk of Ted Wasky. Had it not come, the former FBI agent fears five Muslim men in northwest O...

FBI Warns Of New Terrorist Threat

AP | Posted 03.07.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- FBI Director Robert Mueller said Wednesday that terrorists may seek to train their own recruits or hire outsiders with an eye toward pur...

2 Types Of Companies: 'Those That Have Been Hacked, And Those That Will Be'

AP | Posted 05.01.2012 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The director of the FBI told an annual gathering of cyber-security professionals on Thursday that the agency needs the private ...

Our Nation's Religious Quandary

Hedieh Mirahmadi | Posted 04.24.2012 | Politics
Hedieh Mirahmadi

The real big question, however, is given America's trepidation to mix church and state, how will federal agencies like the FBI determine the appropriate pedagogical approach to defining Islam?

Marcus Baram

Bush Lied To FBI Director About Spying On Americans, Book Says | Marcus Baram | Posted 01.28.2012 | Politics

Former President George W. Bush lied to FBI Director Robert Mueller in the Oval Office to protect White House programs that secretly eavesdropped on A...

What The New Definition Of Rape Means For Women -- And Men

Stephanie Hallett | Posted 03.07.2012 | Women
Stephanie Hallett

I dialed into a call with representatives from the FBI, the White House and the Department of Justice to hear them announce the FBI will officially change its 83-year-old definition of rape.

Amanda Terkel

FBI Pledges To Change Way It Defines Rape | Amanda Terkel | Posted 12.15.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- FBI Director Robert Mueller has accepted a recommendation to update the way the law enforcement agency defines rape, telling a Senate pa...