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Lauren McCauley, staff writer
Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats testified before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Tuesday. (Screenshot: CSPAN)
Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats on Tuesday refused to confirm or deny allegations that President Donald Trump had asked him to "push back" against the FBI's investigation into possible collusion between Russia and the Trump campaign. Coats' testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee came one day after the Washington Post...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
Former national security adviser Michael Flynn on Monday will plead the Fifth...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) will release its updated assessment of...


Most cringeworthy moment of a too-often cringeworthy Congress, ever: The pallid churlish leaders of the House and Senate forced by circumstance - a Congressional Gold Medal ceremony honoring Martin Luther King and Coretta Scott King - to hold hands and join in an excruciating, swaying, bumbling rendition of "We Shall Overcome." Mitch McConnell wins the Deer In Headlights Award, by a graceless hair. Maybe one day we'll overcome these people. Here's Pete Seeger, doing it right.