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  • The Senate intelligence committee is inviting Donald Trump's personal lawyer to testify in an open hearing next month as part of its investigation into Russian meddling in the U.S. election. Senate intelligence committee leaders say they canceled a scheduled interview with President Donald Trump's personal lawyer after he released a public statement.

  • WASHINGTON— The Senate intelligence committee is asking President Donald Trump's lawyer to return to Capitol Hill for a public hearing next month after abruptly canceling a closed-door staff interview Tuesday morning. Senate intelligence committee Chairman Richard Burr, R- N.C., and the panel's top Democrat, Sen. "The committee expects witnesses in this...

  • WASHINGTON/ SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 12- Some of the ads bought by Russians on Facebook last year promoted events during the U.S. presidential campaign, Facebook Inc said on Tuesday, indicating that alleged meddling ahead of the 2016 election went beyond social media. Facebook, the world's largest social network, said last week that an operation likely based in Russia...

  • WASHINGTON/ SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 12- Some of the ads bought by Russians on Facebook last year promoted events during the U.S. presidential campaign, Facebook Inc said on Tuesday, indicating that alleged meddling ahead of the 2016 election went beyond social media. Facebook, the world's largest social network, said last week that an operation likely based in Russia...

  • Sen. Mark Warner (D-VA)

    The ex-businessman and former Virginia governor says Republicans are making the same mistake on tax reform.

  • Sen. Mark Warner: Congress needs bipartisanship to get big things done

    Sen. Mark Warner, (D-VA), talks about the federal government providing funding after Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma. Sen. Warner also weighs in on the importance of reaching across the political aisle to pass legislation on big issues such as healthcare and tax reform.

  • WASHINGTON/ NEW YORK, Sept 8- JPMorgan Chase& Co Chief Executive Jamie Dimon is starting to look like Corporate America's shadow president. The 61- year-old banker has made more than a dozen trips to Washington so far this year to press a broad agenda with a range of influential policymakers, people who attended the meetings or are familiar with his schedule said.

  • WASHINGTON/ NEW YORK, Sept 8- JPMorgan Chase& Co Chief Executive Jamie Dimon is starting to look like Corporate America's shadow president. The 61- year-old banker has made more than a dozen trips to Washington so far this year to press a broad agenda with a range of influential policymakers, people who attended the meetings or are familiar with his schedule said.

  • Sept 7- Equifax Inc, a provider of consumer credit scores, said on Thursday that personal details of as many as 143 million U.S. consumers were accessed by hackers between mid-May and July, in what could be one of the largest data breaches in the United States. Atlanta- based Equifax said in a statement that it discovered the breach on July 29. It said criminals...

  • Sept 7- Equifax Inc, a provider of consumer credit scores, said on Thursday that personal details of as many as 143 million U.S. consumers were accessed by hackers between mid-May and July, in what could be one of the largest data breaches in the United States. Atlanta- based Equifax said in a statement that it discovered the breach on July 29. It said criminals...

  • WASHINGTON/ SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 7- U.S. legislation may be needed to require social media companies to disclose more about how their platforms are used for political advertising, a senior Democratic lawmaker said on Thursday, after new signs of Russian efforts to influence the 2016 election. Facebook Inc said on Wednesday that an operation likely based in...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 7- U.S. federal legislation may be needed to require social media companies to disclose more about how their platforms are used for political advertising, a senior Democratic lawmaker said on Thursday, amid new concerns about Russia's alleged efforts to influence the 2016 election. Senator Mark Warner said Congress may need to update laws in...

  • WASHINGTON— Hundreds of fake Facebook accounts, probably run from Russia, spent about $100,000 on ads aimed at stirring up divisive issues such as gun control and race relations during the 2016 U.S. presidential election, the social network said Wednesday. Facebook has turned over its findings to federal authorities investigating Russian interference in...

  • OTTAWA, Aug 14- Canada laid down a tough line ahead of talks on modernizing NAFTA on Monday, suggesting it could walk away if the United States pushed to remove a key dispute-settlement mechanism in the trade deal. North American Free Trade Agreement members Canada, Mexico and the United States hold their first session in Washington on Wednesday.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 1- A bipartisan group of U.S. senators on Tuesday plans to introduce legislation seeking to address vulnerabilities in computing devices embedded in everyday objects- known in the tech industry as the "internet of things"- which experts have long warned poses a threat to global cyber security. Republicans Cory Gardner and Steve Daines and...

  • "The number one thing that we did wrong is we didn't tell people what we stood for," Senator Chuck Schumer, the top Democrat in the U.S. Senate, told ABC's "This Week" on Sunday. Schumer and House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi will roll out the plan in the town of Berryville, Virginia at the northern end of the Shenandoah Valley. Accompanying them will be Senators...

  • President Donald Trump speaks during a lunch meeting with Senate Republicans to discuss healthcare at the White House in Washington, July 19, 2017.

    Trump and Republican Congress members never tried to write a bipartisan health-care bill, says Matt Yglesias.

  • Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump with secret service men

    The U.S. Secret Service denied a suggestion from President Trump's lawyer that it vetted a meeting between the president's son and Russian nationals during the 2016 campaign.

  • The best way to reform the housing market would be to get rid of these two failed institutions, says former SEC Commissioner Paul Atkins.

  • Sen. Mark Warner, D-Va., left, speaks with Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn.

    Senators Bob Corker and Mark Warner are considering legislation that would break up Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, according to Bloomberg.