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Trump breaks the law by targeting political opponents

Donald Trump routinely ignores and violates the law as President and he is now openly telling the Justice Department and the FBI to go...

Sessions: ‘You leak, we prosecute’

Attorney General Jeff Sessions pledged on Friday to rein in government leaks that he said undermine American security, taking an aggressive public stand after...

Another lawyer added to Trump probe

A former U.S. Justice Department official has become the latest lawyer to join special counsel Robert Mueller's team investigating Russia's interference in the 2016...

Lynch: Transgender bias ‘civil rights struggle’

In suing the state where she was born and raised for discriminating against transgender people, Attorney General Loretta Lynch invoked the defining civil rights...

Justice open to lawsuit on CIA interrogation abuse

The Justice Department has signaled that it won't try to block a lawsuit arising from the CIA's harsh interrogation techniques, leaving the door open...

Clinton turns over mail server to Justice Dept.

Hillary Rodham Clinton's presidential campaign casts her decision to turn over her personal email server to the Justice Department as cooperating with investigators. Her...

Looking for new ways to battle data fraud

Working to combat an increasingly lucrative crime that crosses national boundaries, Justice Department officials are pressing for a new law to help them prosecute...

Justice broadens criteria for clemency

The Justice Department is broadening the criteria it will use in evaluating clemency petitions from certain federal prisoners and expects the changes to result...

Obama set to nominate former Bush aide to run FBI

President Barack Obama is prepared to nominate James Comey, a former Bush administration official with bipartisan credentials, as the next FBI director. In a...

Defiant Eric Holder tells Congress to stuff its contempt citation

A defiant Attorney General Eric Holder lashed out at House Republicans over a contempt of Congress citation from the House Oversight and Government Reform...