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Sen. Dianne Feinstein during day two of the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina.

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Sen. Dianne Feinstein during day two of the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina.

A Milestone for Senator Feinstein

Dianne Feinstein has set the record of most votes won in a Senate election. The California Democrat amassed more than 7.1 million votes in winning re-election Nov. 6, according to an updated tally from California election officials.  An official count will...

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Former Central Intelligence Agency officer, Valerie Plame Wilson testifies before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee on Capitol Hill.

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Former Central Intelligence Agency officer, Valerie Plame Wilson testifies before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee on Capitol Hill.

Fixing a Leaky Washington, ‘Criminal’

Updated June 9, 11 am EDT Washington leaks. Most famously, there were the Pentagon Papers, volumes of secret Defense Department analyses of Vietnam delivered by a disaffected analyst turned war-protester, Daniel Ellsberg, to the New York Times in 1971. There...

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