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Outgoing Ethics Chief says U.S. Is ‘Close to a Laughingstock’

Actions by President Trump and his administration have created a historic ethics crisis, the departing head of the Office of Government Ethics said. He called for major changes in federal law to expand the power and reach of the oversight office and combat the threat. (more…)

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Hillary Clinton Aide, Cheryl Mills, Testifies Before House Benghazi Committee in Private Hearing

Cheryl Mills, a longtime lawyer and aide for Hillary Rodham Clinton, walked into a Capitol Hill conference room shortly before 8 a.m. on Thursday for an interview under oath about Mrs. Clinton’s email account and the 2012 attacks in Benghazi, Libya. As Ms. Mills entered the room, she declined to talk

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NYT Claims Clinton Friend’s Memos on Libya Blurs Line of Politics, Business

When the Clintons last occupied the White House, Sidney Blumenthal cast himself in varied roles: speechwriter, in-house intellectual and press corps whisperer. Republicans added another, accusing Mr. Blumenthal of spreading gossip to discredit Republican investigators, and forced him to testify during President Bill Clinton’s impeachment trial. (more…)

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House Committee Calls Clinton to Testify on Benghazi and Private Emails

The chairman of a House committee investigating the 2012 attacks on Americans in Benghazi, Libya, on Thursday called Hillary Rodham Clinton to testify at a public hearing next month, setting up a high-profile showdown over the Democratic presidential candidate’s use of a private email account and server while she was

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Assistant secretary for diplomatic security at the State Department, Greg Starr, left, and former assistant secretary for infrastructure protection at the Homeland Security Department, Todd Keil, talk before testifying on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014, during a House Select Committee on Benghazi hearing on the implementation of the Accountability Review Board recommendations. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

House Committee on Benghazi Attacks Opens in Surprisingly Bi-Partisan Fashion

A special House panel on Benghazi made its public debut in a surprisingly subdued and bipartisan atmosphere Wednesday after two years of pitched political battles between Republicans and Democrats over the Sept. 11, 2012, attack on a U.S. diplomatic post in eastern Libya. (more…)

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