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This March 27, 2008, file photo, shows the Pentagon in Washington. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)

Navy blocks benefits for SEAL wrongly convicted: Attorney

The Navy is balking at restoring benefits and back pay to a former Navy SEAL whose sexual assault conviction was overturned by the military's highest court due to unlawful meddling by the services' top legal officer, a defense attorney charges. Published October 18, 2018

Christine Blasey Ford waves as she testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee, Thursday, Sept, 27, 2018 on Capitol Hill in Washington.  (Tom Williams/Pool Image via AP)

FBI access to Blasey Ford's therapy notes a must

One of the FBI's most critical steps in investigating Christine Blasey Ford's charges against Brett Kavanaugh is to view her therapist's notes from sessions in 2012 and 2013. Published October 1, 2018

Senate Minority Leader Sen. Chuck Schumer of N.Y., accompanied by Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., left, speaks to reporters following a closed-door Democratic policy meeting, at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2018. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Kavanaugh accuser asks Senate to limit press access for hearing

Christine Blasey Ford's lawyers have asked senators to limit the press who will be allowed in the room to cover Thursday's hearing with her and Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and sought to dictate at least some of the outlets. Published September 25, 2018

A text message exchange between then-FBI Deputy Assistant Director Peter Strzok and FBI attorney Lisa Page showed a deliberate strategy in 2017 to leak anti-Trump stories. (Associated Press) **FILE**

Leaks from Obama 'deep state' loyalists led to drumbeat of anti-Trump Russia stories

Early 2017, the dawn of the Trump era in Washington, saw an intense rush of Russia news stories, fed by what conservatives call the "deep state" determined to brand the new president as an election colluder. Looking back, those stories seem to have coincided with evidence unearthed by a House Republican task force. Published September 12, 2018

CIA Director John Brennan testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, June 16, 2016, before the Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on the Islamic State. Brennan said that the Islamic State remains "formidable" and "resilient," is training and attempting to deploy operatives for further attacks on the West and will rely more on guerrilla-style tactics to compensate for its territorial losses in the Middle East. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Then-CIA Director John Brennan endorsed Trump dossier, Bob Woodward says

Then-CIA Director John O. Brennan endorsed the Christopher Steele dossier when he acquired a copy in December 2016, saying it matched the Russia collusion charges from his sources, according to "Fear," a Bob Woodward book on the Donald Trump presidency that debuted Tuesday. Published September 11, 2018