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Past articles by Olivia:

Barr leaves behind conflicting legacy at DOJ

Attorney General William Barr is departing the Trump administration with a mixed legacy. → Read More

House panels launch probe into massive cyberattack that breached federal agencies

Two key House panels on Thursday announced a joint investigation into the massive cyberattack that hit multiple federal agencies, in what may be one of the most damaging digital intrusions in years. → Read More

House chairman to press ahead for McGahn testimony in new year

Nadler informed committee members that he plans to reauthorize a subpoena to compel McGahn to testify in the next Congress → Read More

Barr exit hints at further tumult under Trump

Attorney General William Barr's impending exit from the Justice Department could portend a tumultuous final few weeks for President Trump as he seeks to settle scores and pardon allies. → Read More

Republicans press FBI for briefing on efforts by Chinese government operatives to gain influence with lawmakers

House Republicans are pressing the FBI to provide a briefing on efforts by the Chinese government to install operatives in places where they can gain both access and influence with members of Congress, raising conce → Read More

Biden's Pentagon pick puts Democrats in a bind

President-elect Joe Biden's selection of a recently departed Army general to lead the Pentagon next year has put House Democrats in a tough spot. → Read More

Multiple senior FBI officials accused of sexual harassment over last 5 years: AP

Multiple senior FBI officials have been accused of sexual harassment but avoided disciplinary action in recent years, according to an → Read More

Major cybersecurity firm says it was hacked in sophisticated nation-state attack

FireEye, a top cybersecurity firm that has built a reputation for tracking the digital fingerprints in major cyberattacks, has now become a target in a highly sophisticated attack that it says was done by a skilled → Read More

DNI Ratcliffe: China 'greatest threat' to freedom since World War II

Director of National Intelligence (DNI) John Ratcliffe is declaring China as the greatest threat to freedom and democracy in the world. → Read More

House GOP uses procedural tool to protest proxy voting

Republicans staged a protest against proxy voting Thursday by making a motion to adjourn the House, a move they're hoping will put Democrats in a bind. → Read More

Biden plans to keep on Wray as FBI director: report

President-elect Joe Biden reportedly plans to keep Christopher Wray as his FBI chief if Wray is still in the top post by the time the Biden administration begins. → Read More

Barr taps attorney investigating Russia probe origins as special counsel

Attorney General William Barr has appointed the prosecutor investigating the origins of the 2016 Russia probe as a special counsel, a move that insulates U.S. → Read More

Giuliani has discussed possible pardon with Trump: report

Rudy Giuliani has discussed the possibility with President Trump that Giuliani could receive a presidential pardon, according to a report in The New York Times. → Read More

US sanctions Chinese company for conducting business with Maduro regime

The Trump administration on Monday imposed sanctions on a Chinese company, alleging that it was supporting Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro in undermining the country's democracy, including restricting internet access a → Read More

Five things to know about Antony Blinken, Biden's pick for State

President-elect Biden this week picked Antony Blinken, a longtime aide and one of his closest foreign policy advisers, for secretary of State. → Read More

Biden leans on foreign policy establishment to build team

President-elect Joe Biden is turning to a coterie of longtime advisers with decades of experience in Washington’s foreign policy establishment to build out his national security team. → Read More

Alabama zeroes in on Shelby's future

All eyes are on Alabama Sen. Richard Shelby, the 86-year-old veteran lawmaker who some think will retire rather than run for another full six-year term. → Read More

Trump's cyber firing stirs outrage

Democrats and some Republicans are up in arms over President Trump's decision to fire Christopher Krebs, the nation's top cybersecurity official, arguing it leaves a major hole in leadership and that it was completely without cause. → Read More

Trump signs executive order banning investment in Chinese companies linked to military

President Trump on Thursday signed an executive order paving the way for the U.S. to blacklist Chinese companies that the administration alleges are connected to Beijing’s military. → Read More

Ukraine's president hospitalized for COVID-19

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has been hospitalized after contracting the coronavirus, Reuters → Read More