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This photo combo taken Nov. 3, 2016, shows Bridget Kelly, left, who was New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's former deputy chief of staff, and Bill Baroni, right, who was Christie's former top appointee at The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, entering court in Newark, N.J. Prosecutors wrote to a judge Monday, March 27, 2017, that Kelly and Baroni committed perjury on the witness stand during their fall 2016 corruption trial, and shouldn't be given any leniency during their sentencing scheduled Wednesday, March 29. (AP Photos/Julio Cortez, File)

2 former Chris Christie aides get prison time for bridge revenge plot

- Associated Press

Two former aides to Gov. Chris Christie were sentenced to prison Wednesday for their role in a political revenge plot involving traffic jams at the country's busiest bridge, a scandal that sank the Republican's presidential aspirations.

House Intelligence Committee Chairman Rep. Devin Nunes faces growing calls for him to step away from the panel's Russia investigation as revelations about a secret source meeting on White House grounds raised questions about his independence. (Associated Press)

Nunes firm in partisan fire over Russia probe

- The Washington Times

House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes showed no sign of buckling beneath growing Democratic demands Tuesday that he recuse himself from a probe into Russia's meddling in the 2016 election, as the White House blasted the media anew over what officials say is its obsession with alleged Trump campaign connections to Moscow.

President Donald Trump, accompanied by from left, Vice President Mike Pence, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt, and Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, speaks at EPA headquarters in Washington, Tuesday, March 28, 2017, prior to signing an Energy Independence Executive Order. Trump signed an executive order aimed at moving forward on his campaign pledge to unravel former President Barack Obama's plan to curb global warming. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Trump to sign bill rolling back internet privacy protections

- The Washington Times

The White House signaled Tuesday that President Trump will sign a controversial bill rolling back Obama-era internet privacy rules, drawing the ire of online advocates who said he is failing his first major drain-the-swamp test by allowing broadband companies to sell users' personal browsing histories.

In this April 28, 2015, file photo, U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., appears, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Lauren Victoria Burke, File)

Durbin supports Gorsuch filibuster

- The Washington Times

The second-ranking Democrat in the Senate announced on Tuesday he will join a filibuster of Judge Neil Gorsuch, seeking to block President Trump's first Supreme Court nominee from reaching the high court.

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky. answers reporters questions during a newsmaker interview at the Associated Press bureau in Washington, Tuesday, March 21, 2017. (AP Photo/J. David Ake) ** FILE **

McConnell criticizes Iran nuke deal as 'windfall' for Tehran

- Associated Press

Aiming to prove their commitment to Israel, senior U.S. lawmakers are backing bipartisan legislation that would slap Iran with new sanctions while maintaining rigorous enforcement of the landmark nuclear deal.