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Andrea Noble was a crime and public safety reporter for The Washington Times.

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Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton speaks before presenting The Hillary Rodham Clinton Awards for Advancing Women in Peace and Security, in the Riggs Library at Georgetown University in Washington, Wednesday, April 22, 2015. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

Clinton campaign, DNC funded anti-Trump dossier

Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign and the Democratic National Committee paid for opposition research resulting in the salacious intelligence dossier on President Trump, the law firm that hired opposition research company Fusion GPS has confirmed. Published October 25, 2017

Former President Barack Obama and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. (Associated Press/File)

Obama, Clinton the targets of two congressional investigations

House Republicans flexed their investigative muscle Tuesday, announcing two investigations into Obama administration dealings, including a 2010 uranium deal and the FBI's handling of the probe of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's emails. Published October 24, 2017

Former British intelligence agent Christopher Steele and his Orbis Business Intelligence firm were not part of Hillary Clinton's campaign or the Democratic National Committee. The money trail to Mr. Steele went through a lawyer who represents the DNC and the Clinton campaign and is steeped in U.S. election law. (Associated Press/File)

DNC, Clinton campaign helped pay for anti-Trump dossier: Report

The Democratic National Committee and Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign helped pay for opposition research that resulted in the salacious intelligence dossier that contained allegations about Donald Trump's connections to Russia, The Washington Post reported Tuesday. Published October 24, 2017

President Donald Trump listens as he is introduced to speak with winners from the National Minority Enterprise Development Week Awards Program, in the Oval Office of the White House, Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Supreme Court drops Trump travel ban case

The Supreme Court issued an order Tuesday dismissing Hawaii's challenge to President Trump's refugee policy, as encapsulated in his earlier "extreme vetting" executive order, saying the case is moot because the 120-day refugee pause has now expired. Published October 24, 2017

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton promotes her new book "What Happened" on Monday, Oct. 23, 2017 in Montreal. (Ryan Remiorz/The Canadian Press via AP) ** FILE **

House committees to probe DOJ's handling of Clinton emails

Two House Republican committee chairmen announced a joint investigation Tuesday into the Justice Department's handling of the Hillary Clinton email investigation and former FBI Director James Comey's public statements about the closure of the case. Published October 24, 2017

Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., the ranking member of the Senate Finance Committee, arrives for votes at the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Senate committee to debate renewal of surveillance law in closed hearing

The Senate Intelligence Committee will debate legislation to reauthorize a controversial foreign surveillance law behind closed doors Tuesday -- a decision that spawned protest from at least one lawmaker who says the bill should be publicly discussed. Published October 23, 2017

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions speaks at the International Association of Chiefs of Police conference Monday, Oct. 23, 2017, in Philadelphia. Sessions on Monday designated the gang, MS-13, as a priority for a federal task force that traditionally pursued cartels and drug kingpins. (AP Photo/Michael Balsamo)

Sessions unleashes organized crime task force on MS-13

Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced Monday that he's designated the MS-13 street gang as a priority for the Justice Department's Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Forces -- enabling authorities to target the gang with broader array of federal resources. Published October 23, 2017

In this July 28, 2017, file photo, House Intelligence Committee Chairman Rep. Devin Nunes, R-Calif., walks on Capitol Hill in Washington. A political research firm behind a dossier of allegations about President Donald Trump's connections to Russia is balking at subpoenas from the House intelligence committee, with a lawyer for the firm questioning the legitimacy of the panel's probe into Russian meddling. Joshua Levy, a lawyer for Fusion GPS, said in a letter to the panel on Oct. 16 that Nunes is acting "in bad faith." (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

Judge to decide if House committee has access to Fusion GPS bank records

A federal judge will this week consider whether to allow a congressional committee access to banking records from the company behind the anti-Trump intelligence dossier that rocked last year's U.S. election -- an effort the committee hopes will identify those paid for the salacious document. Published October 22, 2017

Democrats contend that Christopher Sharpley, President Trump's nominee for CIA inspector general, rejected a report calling waterboarding ineffective. (Associated Press)

Trump's pick for CIA watchdog never read Senate torture report

Democratic lawmakers lashed out Tuesday at President Trump's nominee to serve as inspector general for the CIA, saying they don't think he's taken criticism of the agency's harsh interrogation techniques seriously enough. Published October 17, 2017

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, left, accompanied by Drug Enforcement Administration Acting Administrator Robert Patterson, right, speaks at a news conference at the Justice Department in Washington, Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017, to announce the indictments of two Chinese fentanyl trackers in the fight against opiate substances from entering the United States. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Justice Department to review law that limited DEA amid opioids crisis

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein said Tuesday the Justice Department intends to review a 2016 law that made it more difficult for the Drug Enforcement Administration to investigate suspicious shipments of pain pills -- though he stopped short of advocating for any changes. Published October 17, 2017