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Trump Never Had Anything to Fear from an Insider Like Robert Mueller

We have effectively written white-collar crime and public corruption out of the US code.
David Dayen
russia investigation

What you need to know about Trump's pick to replace Rod Rosenstein at the DOJ

Trump’s nominee to become no. 2 at the DOJ has never worked there before.
Greg Walters

The Most Damaging Election Disinformation Campaign Came From Donald Trump, Not Russia

The Kremlin has been focused on undermining trust in American democracy and elections, but Donald Trump and the Republicans have done it better than Russia ever could.
Henry Farrell
Bruce Schneier
Russian meddling

Here are Russian trolls' 10 most viral Facebook posts targeting Americans

Pages like "Back the Badge," "Brown United Front," and "Woke Blacks" distributed Russian troll content designed to stoke resentment.
William Turton
Russian Trolls

All 3,519 Facebook ads Russia used to troll the U.S. election

Congress released a huge trove of ads bought by Russian trolls to sew division in America.
Christianna Silva
trump administration

Trump's head lawyer in the Russia probe is quitting

“I love this president and wish him very well,” John Dowd told NBC on Thursday.
Taylor Dolven

Cambridge Analytica bragged about using fake news, bribes, and Ukrainian women to influence elections

CEO Alexander Nix said some insane things to an undercover Channel 4 reporter.
David Gilbert
Russia sanctions

The U.S. just sanctioned Russia’s infamous “Troll Factory” and “Putin’s chef”

The U.S. Treasury Department sanctioned a number of Russian entities and individuals.
David Gilbert
voter fraud

Trump’s voter fraud commission fulfills its destiny: failure

After six months of demanding information and 15 lawsuits, the commission has disbanded, with nothing to show for its efforts.
Tess Owen
russia investigation

WATCH LIVE: Jeff Sessions gets grilled about Russia by the House

Attorney General Jeff Sessions will once again face pointed questions about his dealings with the Russians when he testifies before the House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday.
David Gilbert

A Former Hillary For America Staffer on Lessons Learned from the 2016 Election

How the fallout from last year's controversial election will rely on local activism and action to restore faith in our democracy.
Malia Fisher
VICE News Tonight on HBO

Facebook has a history of breaking things — now maybe democracy