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Podcast: In Comey We Trust?

Former FBI Director James Comey arrives to testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Thursday. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)

Comey Calls Trump Out on ’Lies’ About FBI

Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats testifies before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Wednesday. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)

Top Intelligence Officials Mum on Interactions With President

Podcast: Comey Ready to Talk

From left, Acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe, CIA Director Mike Pompeo, and Director of National Intelligence Daniel Coats, appear during a Senate (Select) Intelligence Committee hearing in Hart Building titled "World Wide Threats" on May 11, 2017. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)

Spy Work With Allies Could Chill After Trump Intel Spill

From left, acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe, CIA Director Mike Pompeo, Director of National Intelligence Daniel Coats, National Security Agency Director Adm. Mike Rogers, Defense Intelligence Agency Director Lt. Gen. Vincent Stewart, and National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency Director Robert Cardillo, appear during a Senate (Select) Intelligence Committee hearing in Hart Building titled "World Wide Threats" on May 11. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)

Spy Agencies Gear Up for Fight Over Surveillance Authority


All the Russia Probes Dogging the President

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, prepares to leave a meeting with Chairman Richard Burr, R-N.C., and Ranking Member Mark Warner, D-Va., after a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing in the Hart Building titled "World Wide Threats" on May 11, 2017. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)

Rosenstein Cameo Adds Drama to Hectic Hill Day

Acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe prepares to testify during the Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on "World Wide Threats" on Thursday. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)

Acting FBI Chief Promises to Keep Congress in Loop

Former Director of National Intelligence James R. Clapper Jr. and former acting Attorney General Sally Yates testify Monday during a Senate panel hearing on alleged “Russian interference in the 2016 elections. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)

Yates Says She Warned White House About Flynn

Maine Sen. Angus King said at a hearing last month on Russian cyber operations that Americans should be concerned about being compromised by fake information planted on their computers, and not just the stealing of emails. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call file photo)

Lawmakers Wary of Russia’s Ability to Plant Cyber Dirt

Senate Intelligence Chairman Richard Burr, R-N.C., right, and Senate Intelligence Vice Chair Mark Warner confer with staff as they arrive for the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence hearing on Russian intelligence activities on Thursday, March 30, 2017. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)

Warner Says ‘Great, Great Deal of Smoke’ on Russia

Comey, left, confirmed for the first time that the FBI is conducting a counterintelligence probe into Russia’s role in the 2016 election.(Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)

Comey Confirms FBI Investigating Trump Campaign Ties to Russia

Ep. 45: House Russia Inquiry Goes Public With FBI, NSA

Attorney General Jeff Sessions was commended by Republicans for his decision but Democrats reiterated their calls for him to resign. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call file photo)

Under Pressure, Sessions Recuses Himself From Campaign Inquiries

Vice chairman Sen. Mark Warner, D-Va., left, and chairman Sen. Richard Burr, R-N.C., confer before Tuesday’s hearing on Russian intelligence activities. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)

Senate Panel to Probe Links Between Russia, Political Campaigns

Ep. 36: Spooked by Russia

CIA Director-designee Rep. Mike Pompeo of Kansas is expected to have a smooth path to confirmation. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call file photo)

Pompeo, DeVos, Ross Confirmation Hearings Delayed

Director of National Intelligence James R. Clapper Jr. prepares to testify before the Senate Armed Services hearing on cyberthreats on Thursday. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)

Intelligence Officials Say Putin Ordered Campaign to Help Trump

Director of National Intelligence James Clapper told lawmakers that the intelligence community will brief its oversight committees early next week on the report before providing a similar briefing to the full House and Senate. (Al Drago/CQ Roll Call file photo)

Russian Hacking Report Due Next Week

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell meets with CIA Director-designee Mike Pompeo in his Capitol Hill office on Dec. 5. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)

Trump’s Dispute With CIA Puts Pompeo in a Bind

Ep. 34: CIA Russian Hacking Assessment Roils Congress

Reviving Torture Under Trump Would Be Tricky but Not Impossible

President Barack Obama expects the report on Russian hacking efforts during the election to be finished before he leaves office. (Alex Wong/Getty Images file photo)

Obama Orders ‘Full Review’ of Russian Hacking

Ep. 27: The Next U.S. President’s Challenges in Iraq and Syria

Rights Group Urges Civilian Protections During Mosul Campaign

Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson says the administration is weighing putting the electoral system on a par with the power grid and the financial sector, categorizing it as critical infrastructure. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)

Recent Breaches Raise Fears of Voting System Hacks

Ep. 19: Is Russia Trying to Manipulate the US Elections?

Former CIA Director Leon Panetta delivered broadsides at Donald Trump at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia on Wednesday. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)

Democrats Deride Trump’s Foreign Policy Credentials

A US Capitol Police sharpshooter, lower right corner, keeps watch with his binoculars during the 9-11 Remembrance Ceremony on the Capitol steps on Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call file photo)

Congress Publishes Long-Secret Chapter of 9/11 Report

California Rep. Adam Schiff said the release of the 28 previously classified pages of a 2002 report on the 9/11 attacks was "fairly imminent." (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call file photo)

Release of Secret 9/11 Files Imminent, Lawmakers Say

A Hezbollah rally in Beirut, Lebanon, in 2006. New legislation signed by President Barack Obama in December authorizes sanctions on financial institutions that knowingly do business with the organization. (Courtesy Wikimedia Commons)

US Looks to Clamp Down on Hezbollah Funding

CIA Director John O. Brennan told senators that while the Islamic State had suffered setbacks in Iraq and Syria, its influence was growing in Egypt and Libya. (Chris Maddaloni/CQ Roll Call file photo)

CIA: Anti-ISIS Efforts Have Not Reduced Group’s Global Reach

House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy had initially planned to repackage nine bills but is scaling back to ensure approval from both chambers. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call file photo)

House to Vote Thursday on Counterterrorism Bills

Illinois Rep. Luis V. Gutiérrez will serve on the Democratic National Convention platform committee. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call file photo)

Gutiérrez Quits House Intelligence Panel

Texas Rep. Will Hurd was an undercover CIA officer before working at a cybersecurity firm. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)

House Freshmen Offer Tips to Ward Off Hackers

CIA chief John Brennan has warned of the Islamic State’s external operations branch. (Photo By Chris Maddaloni/CQ Roll Call)

ISIS’ More Flexible Strategy Poses Pre-eminent Threat

Republicans Rebuke Obama for Gitmo Closure Plan

House Intel Panel Looking into Report NSA Spying Netted Lawmakers

A Silent Majority on War

Burr Says 4 Suspects in Paris Attacks Known to U.S. Intel Beforehand

More ISIS Attacks Likely ‘in the Pipeline,’ CIA Chief Says

Common Defense: ‘Going Dark’ Isn’t What It Used to Be

CIA Director: Russia Stepping Up Aid to Syria as Assad Slips

Cybersecurity Opponents Gird for Senate Floor Debate

Cybersecurity Measures Inch Forward, but Critics Doubt Their Effectiveness