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Trump Pick To Lead FBI Faces Senate Judiciary Committee

NPR | July 12, 2017 6:31 a.m.

Attorney Christopher Wray, who was tapped by the president to lead the FBI, has his confirmation hearing Wednesday and is likely to face questions about his independence from the White House.

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Despite Racist Threats, Portland's 'Good In The Hood' Parties On

OPB | June 24, 2017 4:30 p.m. | Portland

This weekend marks the 25th anniversary for Northeast Portland’s Good in the Hood multicultural festival. And despite receiving threats, the parade went on as planned.

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Watch Live: Jeff Sessions Testifies About The Russia Investigation

OPB | June 13, 2017 11 a.m.

Watch or listen live as Attorney General Jeff Sessions testifies before the Senate Intelligence Committee about the FBI's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election.

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The Russia Investigations: What Comes Next?

NPR | June 10, 2017 9:47 p.m.

The multiple investigations into Russian meddling will move forward in the wake of James Comey's Senate testimony this week. But the next developments may not be as dramatic — or public.

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Watch Live: James Comey Testifies Before Senate Intelligence Committee

OPB | June 8, 2017 6 a.m. | Washington

Former FBI Director James Comey testifies before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Thursday about his conversations with President Donald Trump and the FBI's investigation of possible Trump campaign connections to Russia.

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Trump Nominates Christopher Wray To Be The New FBI Director

NPR | June 7, 2017 5:40 a.m.

President Trump says he has chosen Christopher Wray, who worked in the Justice Department during President George W. Bush's administration, to head the FBI.

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Who Is Robert Mueller, Special Counsel Overseeing Russia Investigation?

NPR | May 18, 2017 3:46 a.m.

Robert Mueller led arguably the biggest FBI overhaul in the bureau's history during his 12-year term as director. Now, he'll investigate Russian interference in the 2016 election.

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'I Will Be Fine,' Comey Reportedly Tells FBI Agents In Farewell Letter

NPR | May 11, 2017 5:09 a.m.

Majority Leader Mitch McConnell pointed to Democrats' constant criticism of the now-fired FBI leader, in defending the decision. Minority Leader Chuck Schumer said the timing raises serious concerns.

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Suspicious Timing And Convenient Reasoning For Trump's Firing Of Comey

NPR | May 10, 2017 8:30 a.m.

President Trump summarily fired the FBI director, giving little reasoning except for a memo from a Justice Department official who criticized Comey's handling of the Clinton email investigation.

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Watch: FBI Director Comey Testifies Before Senate Judiciary Committee

NPR | May 3, 2017 7:31 a.m.

The appearance comes as several congressional committees look into Russia's meddling in last year's presidential election.

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Who Oversees The President's Ethics? Here's Our List

NPR | March 27, 2017 8:29 a.m.

As we cover conflicts of interest in the Trump administration, a question frequently arises: What parts of the government have the power to hold the president and his appointees accountable on ethics?

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FBI, NSA Heads Testify About Russian Interference In 2016 Election

NPR | March 20, 2017 6:20 a.m. | Washington

FBI Director James Comey and the director of the National Security Agency, Admiral Mike Rogers, testified before the House Intelligence Committee as part of the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election

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House Intelligence Chair: No Evidence Of Alleged Trump Tower Wiretap

NPR | March 15, 2017 9:27 a.m.

Lawmakers are increasingly skeptical of President Trump's claims, but want the Justice Department to answer whether it has been investigating the Trump campaign.

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Fingerprinting's Flaws In Spotlight As Checks Become More Common

AP | July 11, 2016 7:21 a.m. | Newark, New Jersey

According to studies by the federal Government Accountability Office and the Department of Justice, depending on which state you live in, as many as one-half of the criminal records in the FBI's fingerprint system could have missing or inaccurate information on how criminal cases were resolved.

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4 Things To Know About The LaVoy Finicum Shooting

OPB | March 9, 2016 6:46 a.m.

On Tuesday, law enforcement tasked with investigating the Jan. 26 fatal shooting of Malheur National Wildlife Refuge occupant LaVoy Finicum during a traffic stop outlined their findings to the public.

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Malheur National Wildlife Refuge Occupation Ends

OPB | Feb. 11, 2016 8 a.m. | Burns, Oregon

After 41 days, the four remaining militants at the refuge surrendered to federal authorities.

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Police Add Warning To Refuge Roadblock

OPB | Feb. 6, 2016 8:20 a.m. | Burns, Oregon

Oregon State Police have added a large lighted sign to clearly warn of consequences for approaching the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge.

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Finicum: Militants Have No Plans To Leave Refuge

OPB | Jan. 20, 2016 12:15 p.m. | Portland

Militant spokesman tells OPB the group will occupy the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge as long as FBI presence continues in Harney County. 

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Militia Sympathizer Leads Protest Outside FBI Headquarters

OPB | Jan. 16, 2016 5:43 p.m. | Burns, Oregon

Pete Santilli, an Internet radio host and strong advocate for the armed occupation of the Malheur refuge, confronted federal law enforcement Saturday.