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Washington awaits results after Mueller wraps Russia probe

WASHINGTON (AP) - Special counsel Robert Mueller closed his long and contentious Russia investigation with no new charges, ending the probe that has cast a dark shadow over Donald Trump’s presidency. The Justice Department was expected to release the main findings as soon as Saturday.

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p>Even with the details still …

Battle over Mueller report to be pressed by Democrats

WASHINGTON (AP) - Within minutes of receiving notification that special counsel Robert Mueller had turned over his report on the Russia investigation, congressional Democrats were calling for the report to be fully released, including the underlying evidence. They have threatened subpoenas if it is not.

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p>The demands are setting up …

Democratic demands set up battle over Mueller report

WASHINGTON (AP) - Within minutes of receiving notification that special counsel Robert Mueller had turned over his report on the Russia investigation, congressional Democrats were calling for the report to be fully released, including the underlying evidence. They have threatened subpoenas if it is not.

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p>The demands are setting up …

GOP says Mueller report should end 'collusion' claims

Congressional Democrats demanded immediate access Friday evening to special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigative report, saying lawmakers must see his raw materials and conclusions to prevent mischief.

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p>House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Sen. Charles E. Schumer also warned the White House against asking for a “sneak preview” before Congress sees the …

Expanded sanctuary state rules advance in Washington

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - A proposal to expand Washington state’s existing sanctuary state rules is moving forward in the Legislature, potentially strengthening an existing wall of West Coast states with such policies.

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p>The bill, from Mercer Island Democratic Sen. Lisa Wellman, would limit the ability of police to inquire about …

The Latest: Mueller passes Russia probe to attorney general

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Latest on special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation (all times local):

10:45 p.m.

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p>Special counsel Robert Mueller has closed his long and contentious Russia investigation with no new charges, ending the probe that has cast a dark shadow over Donald Trump’s presidency but launching a fresh wave …

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