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Sessions steps aside from Russia probe under pressure

WASHINGTON (AP) — Under intensifying pressure, Attorney General Jeff Sessions abruptly agreed Thursday to recuse himself from any investigation into Russian meddling in America's 2016 presidential election.

Mar. 2, 2017 10:17 PM EST
Racial issues likely to come up at Sessions' Senate hearing

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate confirmation hearing of Sen. Jeff Sessions, President-elect Donald Trump's pick for attorney general, is likely to rehash racially charged allegations that derailed his efforts to become a federal judge and made him a symbol of black-voter intimidation under the Reagan administration.

Nov. 19, 2016 12:28 PM EST
Racial issues likely to come up at Sessions' Senate hearing

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate confirmation hearing of Sen. Jeff Sessions, President-elect Donald Trump's pick for attorney general, is likely to rehash racially charged allegations that derailed his efforts to become a federal judge and made him a symbol of black-voter intimidation under the Reagan administration.

Nov. 19, 2016 7:59 AM EST
Senate hearing for Sessions likely to revisit racial issue

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate confirmation hearing of Sen. Jeff Sessions, President-elect Donald Trump's pick for attorney general, is likely to rehash racially charged allegations that derailed his efforts to become a federal judge and made him a symbol of black-voter intimidation under the Reagan administration.

Nov. 18, 2016 6:21 PM EST
Trump could reshape Justice Department's civil rights focus

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Donald Trump administration could radically reshape the Justice Department, particularly civil rights efforts that became one of its most pressing and high-profile priorities over the past eight years.

Nov. 11, 2016 6:00 PM EST
FBI chief: No charges for Clinton after new emails reviewed

WASHINGTON (AP) — FBI Director James Comey told Congress in a letter sent Sunday that a review of newly discovered Hillary Clinton emails has "not changed our conclusions" from earlier this year that she should not face charges.

Nov. 6, 2016 9:00 PM EST
Warrant to search newly found emails obtained by FBI

WASHINGTON (AP) — The FBI has obtained a warrant to begin reviewing newly discovered emails that may be relevant to the Hillary Clinton email server investigation, a law enforcement official told The Associated Press.

Oct. 31, 2016 6:37 AM EDT
If elected, Clinton faces awkward coexistence with Comey

WASHINGTON (AP) — The relationship between James Comey and Hillary Clinton was never going to be tension-free, not when Comey's FBI had conducted an election-year criminal investigation into the Democratic presidential candidate's email practices.

Oct. 31, 2016 3:56 AM EDT
If elected, Clinton faces awkward coexistence with Comey

WASHINGTON (AP) — The relationship between James Comey and Hillary Clinton was never going to be tension-free, not when Comey's FBI had conducted an election-year criminal investigation into the Democratic presidential candidate's email practices.

Oct. 31, 2016 3:02 AM EDT
Official: FBI obtains warrant to search newly found emails

WASHINGTON (AP) — The FBI has obtained a warrant to begin reviewing newly discovered emails that may be relevant to the Hillary Clinton email server investigation, a law enforcement official told The Associated Press on Sunday.

Oct. 31, 2016 12:02 AM EDT
If elected, Clinton faces awkward coexistence with Comey

WASHINGTON (AP) — The relationship between James Comey and Hillary Clinton was never going to be tension-free, not when Comey's FBI had conducted an election-year criminal investigation into the Democratic presidential candidate's email practices.

Oct. 30, 2016 9:43 PM EDT
A look at the latest FBI news on the Clinton email case

WASHINGTON (AP) — The FBI's announcement that it recently came upon new emails that may be pertinent to the Hillary Clinton private email server investigation raised more questions than answers.

Oct. 29, 2016 2:28 AM EDT
FBI investigating new emails for classified information

WASHINGTON (AP) — The FBI is investigating whether there is classified information in new emails uncovered during the sexting investigation of disgraced former congressman Anthony Weiner, the estranged husband of one of Hillary Clinton's closest aides.

Oct. 28, 2016 10:45 PM EDT
WHY IT MATTERS: Homegrown Extremism

WASHINGTON (AP) — THE ISSUE : Radical Islamic militancy that has sustained itself for decades overseas has inspired a series of attacks on U.

Oct. 22, 2016 2:29 AM EDT
FBI, State Dept. official say no talk of email quid pro quo

WASHINGTON (AP) — A now-retired FBI agent and a State Department official involved in a discussion over the classification of information in one of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's emails said Tuesday they had discussed mutual agency requests but had not linked the two as a bargain, as another FBI employee had reported.

Oct. 18, 2016 6:09 PM EDT
State aide sought to change classification of Clinton email

WASHINGTON (AP) — A senior State Department official asked for the FBI's help last year to change the classification level of an email from Hillary Clinton's private server in a proposed bargain described as a "quid pro quo" that would have allowed the FBI to deploy more agents in foreign countries, according to bureau records released Monday.

Oct. 17, 2016 12:24 PM EDT
WHY IT MATTERS: Homegrown Extremism

WASHINGTON (AP) — THE ISSUE: Radical Islamic militancy that has sustained itself for decades overseas has inspired a series of attacks on U.

Oct. 10, 2016 11:07 PM EDT
FBI publishes notes on Clinton's use of private email

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Clinton told the FBI she relied on her staff not to send emails containing classified information to the private email server she used as secretary of state.

Sep. 3, 2016 3:06 AM EDT
FBI publishes notes on Clinton's use of private email

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Clinton told the FBI she relied on her staff not to send emails containing classified information to the private email server she used as secretary of state.

Sep. 2, 2016 8:00 PM EDT
Hacker breaches a computer system Clinton campaign uses

WASHINGTON (AP) — Officials say a computer service used by the campaign of Hillary Clinton was hacked as part of a broader breach of the Democratic National Committee, an intrusion for which the Russian government remains the leading suspect.

Jul. 30, 2016 3:13 AM EDT
Clues in DNC hacking point to Russia, despite Trump claims

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump said again Thursday whoever hacked the Democratic National Committee and stole years of internal emails remains a mystery, but private security experts — although not yet any U.

Jul. 28, 2016 5:27 PM EDT
Trump to Russia: Uncover, release deleted Clinton emails

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump encouraged Russia on Wednesday to find and make public missing emails deleted by his presidential opponent, Hillary Clinton, setting off an instant debate over hacking and his urging of a foreign government to meddle in American politics.

Jul. 27, 2016 11:21 PM EDT
AG Lynch defends decision on Clinton email inquiry

WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Loretta Lynch deflected a barrage of Republican questions Tuesday about her decision not to prosecute Hillary Clinton for her use of private email, saying it "would not be appropriate" to discuss the matter in her role as the nation's top law enforcement official.

Jul. 12, 2016 6:18 PM EDT
No double standard for Clinton, FBI director tells GOP

WASHINGTON (AP) — Under an onslaught of Republican criticism, FBI Director James Comey vigorously defended the government's decision not to prosecute Hillary Clinton over her private email setup, rejecting angry accusations that the Democratic presidential candidate was given special treatment.

Jul. 7, 2016 7:09 PM EDT
No charges for Clinton, FBI says _ despite biting criticism

WASHINGTON (AP) — The FBI lifted a major legal threat to Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign Tuesday, recommending no criminal charges for her handling of highly classified material in a private email account.

Jul. 5, 2016 9:52 PM EDT
End in sight for FBI probe into Clinton's email server?

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Clinton's interview with the FBI may signal that the Justice Department is nearing the end of its yearlong probe of her use of a private email server while secretary of state, a controversy that has hung over her White House bid.

Jul. 3, 2016 1:57 PM EDT
Clinton interviewed by the FBI about private email server

WASHINGTON (AP) — The FBI interviewed Hillary Clinton on Saturday about her use of a private email server while she was secretary of state, her campaign announced after the meeting, as federal investigators neared the end of the probe that has hung over her White House bid.

Jul. 2, 2016 8:02 PM EDT
Lynch meeting latest episode to strain Clinton trust

WASHINGTON (AP) — An impromptu meeting between Bill Clinton and the nation's top cop could further undermine Hillary Clinton's efforts to convince voters to place their trust in her, highlighting perhaps her biggest vulnerability.

Jul. 2, 2016 11:10 AM EDT
Attorney general wishes she hadn't met with Bill Clinton

WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Loretta Lynch is expressing regret that she sat down with Bill Clinton while his wife is under federal criminal investigation, a chance encounter she acknowledges "cast a shadow" on the public's perception of a case bound to influence the presidential campaign.

Jul. 1, 2016 6:25 PM EDT
Clinton email probe faces serious political consequences

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department will have to decide whether Hillary Clinton or any of her subordinates could face legal consequences for her use of a private email server, a decision whose timing has serious political repercussions.

Mar. 4, 2016 9:35 AM EST
Clinton email probe fraught with political consequences

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department will have to decide whether Hillary Clinton or any of her subordinates could face legal consequences for her use of a private email server, a decision whose timing is fraught with serious political repercussions.

Mar. 4, 2016 3:09 AM EST
Clinton email probe fraught with political consequences

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department will have to decide whether Hillary Clinton or any of her subordinates could face legal consequences for her use of a private email server, a decision whose timing is fraught with serious political repercussions.

Mar. 3, 2016 6:05 PM EST