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Zinke taking clients from industries he oversaw at Interior Department

Zinke’s business dealings illustrate the revolving door between government jobs and corporate interests, said Virginia Canter, chief ethics counsel for Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics.

Wray says FBI has seen uptick in domestic terrorism cases motivated by white supremacy

He revealed the data at a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing, seeking to assure lawmakers that the bureau was aggressively pursuing cases of racially motivated violence.

USDA proposes change that would push 3 million Americans off food stamps

The agency said the proposed new rules for the Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program, or SNAP, were aimed at ending automatic eligibility for those who were already receiving federal and state assistance.

Puerto Ricans worry about future if embattled governor stays

The political crisis in Puerto Rico has escalated to a point where many wonder how Governor Ricardo Rosselló will be able to govern the US territory amid the massive protests to oust him.

Nominations to military academies increasing for women

The percentage of female students nominated by members of Congress for admission to U.S. service academies has been rising, but men are still put forward nearly three times as often as women, according to an analysis released Tuesday.

Justice Department tells Mueller to not answer wide swath of questions

The Justice Department instructed Robert Mueller, former special counsel, in a letter Monday not to answer a wide variety of questions about his investigation of the president

Lawyers seek 10 years instead of life for pipe bomb mailer

Attorneys for a Florida man who mailed crudely made pipe bombs to prominent critics of President Donald Trump weeks before the midterm elections say he should spend no more than 10 years and one month in prison.

Federal budget would raise spending by $320 billion

The deal would stop a potential debt default this fall and avoid automatic spending cuts next year. But it is another sign that a government once consumed by fiscal worries no longer cares — even as the red ink approaches $1 trillion a year.