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  • **FILE** Rep. Adam Schiff, California Democrat (Associated Press)

    Benghazi committee shifts focus off quest for justice: Rep. Schiff

    Rep. Adam Schiff, California Democrat, said Monday that a committee to investigate the Benghazi attack is shifting focus from the most important goal: getting justice for the four Americans who died in the attack.

  • **FILE** Rep. Adam Schiff, California Democrat (Associated Press)

    Rep. Adam Schiff: Benghazi select committee a "red herring," "colossal waste of time"

    Rep. Adam Schiff, California Democrat, said Sunday that it doesn't make sense for Democrats to give any more credibility to the newly-announced select committee on Benghazi than it deserves, "and frankly I don't think it deserves very much.

  • Democrat: GOP's Benghazi committee 'waste of time'

    A Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee says it makes no sense to participate in the select committee that Republicans want to create to investigate the 2012 attack on the U.S. diplomatic outpost in Benghazi, Libya.

  • **FILE** Rep. Adam Schiff, California Democrat (Associated Press)

    Rep. Schiff: Stronger sanctions needed on Russia

    Rep. Adam Schiff, California Democrat, said Wednesday that it's important to implement stronger sanctions on Russia to prevent further invasion of Ukraine.

  • **FILE** Rep. Adam Schiff, California Democrat (Associated Press)

    Rep. Adam Schiff: CIA spying is unconstitutional

    Rep. Adam Schiff, California Democrat, said Wednesday that Sen. Dianne Feinstein is correct in calling the CIA's spying on senators unconstitutional if what she claims is true.

  • FILE - In this Dec. 20, 2013 file photo, President Barack Obama speaks during an end-of-the year news conference in the Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House in Washington. The president is hosting a series of meetings this week with lawmakers, privacy advocates and intelligence officials as he nears a final decision on changes to the government's controversial surveillance programs. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)

    Lawmakers: Obama weighing changes in NSA policy

    President Barack Obama is still grappling with key decisions on the future of the National Security Agency's phone collection program and the makeup of the secret court that approved the surveillance, lawmakers said Thursday following a 90-minute meeting at the White House.

  • Sen. Susan Collins, Maine Republican (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

    Sen. Susan Collins calls for more frequent review of security clearances

    Security clearance eligibility should be reviewed more often to catch mental issues that may develop after a clearance is issued, said one senator on the intelligence committee.

  • President Bill Clinton gestures as he is introduced at the Democratic National Convention in the Staples Center in August 2000 in Los Angeles. Not every member of the Democratic Party remains enthralled with the contentious and sometimes chaotic Clinton years. (Associated Press)

    Clinton charisma a concern for Democrats

    Bill Clinton is a president who loves the limelight and being adored, and is so good at performing on a grand stage that there's always a chance he will overshadow anyone that comes after him. On Wednesday night, his charisma and spotlight-stealing skills faced a major test as he spoke for another Democratic candidate, President Obama.

  • ** FILE ** U.S. District Judge G. Thomas Porteous listens to testimony on Capitol Hill in Washington on Sept. 13, 2010, during a Senate Impeachment Committee hearing. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)

    Senate takes up impeachment of Louisiana judge

    The attorney for a federal judge facing a rare impeachment trial in the Senate argued Tuesday that Congress is pursuing unconstitutional charges against his client and would be breaking with two centuries of precedent by removing him from office.

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