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Elaine Chao’s Mix of Work and Family Drew Early Ethics Scrutiny

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Foremost, the company Mr. Chao ran until 2018 and which is now run by Ms. Chao’s sister, Angela, has received hundreds of millions of dollars...
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Justice Dept. Backs Away From Trump Era but Is Still Expected to Test Garland

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WASHINGTON — As Judge Merrick B. Garland prepares to take over the Justice Department, officials have already begun to reverse Trump-era policies denounced by Democrats...
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Domestic Terrorism Threat Is ‘Metastasizing’ in U.S., F.B.I. Director Says

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WASHINGTON — The F.B.I. director warned senators on Tuesday that domestic terrorism was “metastasizing across the country,” reaffirming the threat from racially motivated extremists while...
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Afghan Government Backs Repatriation of Guantánamo Detainee

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WASHINGTON — The government of Afghanistan has filed a petition in federal court supporting the return of a citizen who has been held for a...
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Garland, at Confirmation Hearing, Vows to Fight Domestic Extremism

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WASHINGTON — Judge Merrick B. Garland, President Biden’s nominee for attorney general, said on Monday that the threat from domestic extremism was greater today than...
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Justice Dept. Is Said to Be Examining Stone’s Possible Ties to Capitol Rioters

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WASHINGTON — The Justice Department is examining communications between right-wing extremists who breached the Capitol and Roger J. Stone Jr., a close associate of former...
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More Oath Keeper Suspects Charged in Capitol Riot Plot

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Echoing earlier filings, the new indictment notes that on Jan. 4, Mr. Rhodes issued a call to action on his organization’s website urging “all patriots”...