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Trump officials obtained Washington Post reporters’ phone data

BBC
The three-month period targeted by the investigation appears to coincide with a story the reporters had written about classified intercepts which allegedly showed that Senator Jeff Sessions, one of Donald Trump’s first and most high-profile supporters during the presidential campaign – who later became attorney general, had had discussions with......

Justice Dept. Seizes Washington Post’s Phone Records

New York Times
In August 2017, Mr. Sessions, as the attorney general, condemned the “dramatic growth in the number of unauthorized disclosures of classified national security information in the past several months.” Under the Obama administration, the Justice Department also aggressively pursued officials who provided reporters with delicate information. In 2013, prosecutors obtained......

GamePlan: Ron Rivera on Year 2 in Washington

http://www.si.com/.image/c_limit%2Ccs_srgb%2Cfl_progressive%2Ch_1200%2Cq_auto:good%2Cw_1200/MTgwODMxMzQ3OTAyNzg0NjAw/ron-rivera-year-2-washington.jpg Albert Breer His first season was over, and thus commenced the second phase of Ron Rivera’s overhaul of Washington’s football operations. That meant completely reshaping the scouting department to align with the head coach and his staff, which started with finding the right general manager. Rivera had a couple......

Yamiche Alcindor Is Named Host of ‘Washington Week’ on PBS

New York Times
Last month, when Yamiche Alcindor learned she would become the next moderator of the PBS current-affairs show “Washington Week,” she immediately felt the emotion of the moment. “I basically instantly cried,” Ms. Alcindor recalled, “thinking about Gwen.” “Washington Week,” a calm redoubt in the shouty battleground of political television, is......

Detroit men stole identities, went on shopping spree in Washington, police say

Detriot News
Detroit News – For more and to sign up click here Two Detroit men have been arrested in Washington state after authorities allege they stole the identities of 12 people to buy luxury goods. Detectives believe the two men, ages 25 and 27, flew into Seattle from Detroit the week of......

Trump’s latest Twitter attack reverberates across Washington.

CBS News
CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Trump’s latest Twitter attack reverberates across Washington. – CBS News Watch CBSN Live The President attacked two cable news anchors on Twitter and wrote that MSNBC’s Mika Brzezinski “bleeding badly from a face-lift.” His tweets prompted outrage from politicians......

Washington Post: FBI warned Rudy Giuliani directly of Russian influence campaign

CNN
USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Giuliani at the time was former President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer and attempting to dig up dirt on Trump’s 2020 election opponent Biden and his son, Hunter Biden. Despite the reported warning, Giuliani continued on his mission to find......

Biden on corporate America and the wealthy paying their fair share of taxes

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Biden on corporate America and the wealthy paying their fair share of taxes – CBS News Watch CBSN Live In his first presidential address to Congress, President Biden said it’s time for large companies and wealthy Americans to pay......

Powell says he plans to meet with homeless Americans in Washington, DC

CNBC
CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said Wednesday that he has in the past met with homeless Americans and that doing so reminds him of those he works for as a government official. Powell said he has not yet met with......

Bestselling author William Cohan on

CBS News
CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Bestselling author William Cohan on “Why Wall Street Matters” – CBS News Watch CBSN Live President Trump has ordered a review of banking regulations implemented after the 2008 financial crisis. He said he wants to “do a big number”......

Washington state passes downsized $11.8B transportation budget lowering gas tax hike

WashingtonExaminer
USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Washington drivers will pay the third-highest gas tax in the nation after the passage of an $11.8 billion transportation plan by state lawmakers. The two-year budget stems from an 11th-hour deal made between House and Senate Democrats over the......

Touring Washington D.C.’s revamped food hall

CBS News
CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Touring Washington D.C.’s revamped food hall – CBS News Watch CBSN Live Nothing brings people together more than food, and perhaps, nowhere is more bipartisan than Washington’s new culinary capital: the Union Market. It’s home to an eclectic group......

1/19: Trump makes his way to Washington ahead of inauguration; Commentary: Bob Schieffer reflects on Obama’s presidency

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here 1/19: Trump makes his way to Washington ahead of inauguration; Commentary: Bob Schieffer reflects on Obama’s presidency – CBS News Watch CBSN Live Donald Trump and his family flew to Washington, D.C., Thursday morning for a full day of......

As wildfires spread in Washington, state lawmakers put up the money to fight them

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Washington will come up with the cash to pay for wildfires annually as the state braces for more hot seasons to come. More than 58,000 wildfires razed some 10.3 million acres in the U.S. last year. Washington lost more......

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