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US Attorney General Sessions brushes off Trump criticism

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Thursday brushed off sharp criticism from President Donald Trump over his recusal from the Justice Department's Russia investigation, saying he loved his job and planned to continue serving. WASHINGTON: U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions o...

Robert Mueller appointment to lead Russia probe wins bipartisan praise

The Justice Department’s appointment of former FBI Director Robert Mueller as special counsel to oversee the federal probe into Russian meddling in the 2016 campaign won bipartisan praise Wednesday night on Capitol Hill, even from those hammering the White House over the contro...

With Sessions sidelined, prosecutor Obama promoted would oversee Russia probes

Attorney General Jeff Sessions' recusal leaves any Justice Department investigation of alleged Russian election interference temporarily in the hands of a prosecutor promoted by Barack Sessions on Thursday stepped aside from taking any role in federal inquiries ...

Why Tom Perez won

ATLANTA — Karl Sandstrom looked at the room across from where the Democratic Party was about to choose its new leader and shook his head in disbelief. The scene was chaotic. Pete Buttigieg had just quit the race, and three of the Indiana mayor’s young volunteers embraced in a...

A Triumphant Moment for Elizabeth Warren

As the Democratic Party searches for a leader in an uncertain political era, Elizabeth Warren wants it known that she is at the front lines of the fight against President Donald Trump’s agenda....

Arkansans head for D.C. events

WASHINGTON -- Arkansans, some of them wearing red, white and blue, flocked to Capitol Hill on Thursday to pick up tickets for today's inaugural ceremonies. Members of the state's House delegatio...

Pity the Sad Legacy of Barack Obama | Black Agenda Report

One of the few Black public intellectuals to break with the First Black President early on, Dr. Cornel West notes that “those Obama cheerleaders who refused to make him accountable bear some re...

'Yes We Did' - Obama Bids Farewell In Nostalgic Last Speech

CHICAGO (AP) — President Barack Obama bid farewell to the nation on Tuesday in an emotional speech that sought to comfort a country on edge over rapid economic changes, persistent security thre...

Pity the sad legacy of Barack Obama | Cornel West

Eight years ago the world was on the brink of a grand celebration: the inauguration of a brilliant and charismatic black president of the United States of America. Today we are on the edge of an ...

Trump at Army-Navy game to salute armed forces

NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump is partaking in one of the nation's most storied football rivalries, saluting U.S. troops at the annual Army-Navy game on Saturday as he prepares to enter the White...

Racial issues likely to come up at Sessions' Senate hearing

Racial issues likely to come up at Sessions' Senate hearing (AP) — The Senate confirmation hearing of Sen. Jeff Sessions, President-elect Donald Trump's pick for attorney general, is likely to...

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