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Text of declassified Dems memo about FBI's Russia probe

Feb. 25, 2018 12:33 AM EST

House Democrats on Saturday released a formerly classified memo regarding the early stages of the FBI's investigation into the Trump campaign and Russia. After weeks of discussions with the Justice Department, Democrats on the House intelligence committee released the memo that counters GOP allegations that the...

Text of declassified GOP memo targeting FBI's Russia probe

Feb. 25, 2018 12:28 AM EST

House Republicans released a formerly classified memo regarding the early stages of the FBI's investigation into the Trump campaign and Russia in early February. The four-page document, dated Jan. 18, 2018, was written by Republican members of the House intelligence committee under the subject line "Foreign...

Democrats release memo rebutting GOP on Russia probe

Feb. 25, 2018 12:24 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two weeks after President Donald Trump blocked the full release of a classified Democratic memo, the House intelligence committee published a redacted version of the document that aims to counter a narrative that Republicans on the committee have promoted for months — that the FBI...

California Democrats fail to narrow crowded US House races

Feb. 24, 2018 11:07 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — California Democrats struggled to narrow the field Saturday in several U.S. House races critical to the party's hope of taking back Congress in the midterm elections. None of the five candidates in the Orange County district currently held by retiring Republican Rep. Darrell Issa gained...

Congress releases redacted, declassified Democratic memo

Feb. 24, 2018 10:28 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two weeks after President Donald Trump blocked the full release of a classified Democratic memo, the House intelligence committee published a redacted version of the document that aims to counter a narrative that Republicans on the committee have promoted for months — that the FBI...

The Latest: Democrats offer own memo on Russia probe

Feb. 24, 2018 10:26 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Democratic memo that aims to counter GOP allegations that the FBI abused government surveillance powers in its investigation into Russian election interference (all times local): 10:15 p.m. Democrats on the House intelligence committee are rebutting Republican assertions...

The Latest: No California Democratic Party nod in key race

Feb. 24, 2018 10:18 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Latest on the California Democratic Party's convention (all times local): 7 p.m. No candidate won the California Democratic Party's endorsement in the race for one of its most coveted U.S. House seats. Five candidates fought Saturday night for the party's nod to replace retiring...

Cambodia's ruling party has sure lock on Senate election

Feb. 24, 2018 10:12 PM EST

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Cambodia's ruling party is assured of a sweeping victory in the election of a new Senate after the only real opposition to it was eliminated. The Senate has minor decision-making powers in Cambodian politics, primarily rubber-stamping legislation, but the foregone conclusion of...

Text of declassified GOP memo targeting FBI's Russia probe

Feb. 24, 2018 8:12 PM EST

House Republicans released a formerly classified memo regarding the early stages of the FBI's investigation into the Trump campaign and Russia in early February. The four-page document, dated Jan. 18, 2018, was written by Republican members of the House intelligence committee under the subject line "Foreign...

Text of declassified Dems memo about FBI's Russia probe

Feb. 24, 2018 8:12 PM EST

House Democrats on Saturday released a formerly classified memo regarding the early stages of the FBI's investigation into the Trump campaign and Russia. After weeks of discussions with the Justice Department, Democrats on the House intelligence committee released the memo that counters GOP allegations that the...