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Going after investigators: Criminal review of Russia probe is launched

In this Jan. 15, 2019 photo, Attorney General nominee William Barr testifies during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. The exact timing of Mueller’s endgame is still unclear. But Attorney General William Barr, who oversees the investigation, has said he wants to release as much information as he can about the probe into possible coordination between Trump associates and Russia's efforts to sway the 2016 election. But during his confirmation hearing last month, he also made clear that he will ultimately decide what the public sees — and that any report will be in his words, not Mueller's.  (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

WASHINGTON — Investigating the investigators, the Justice Department has shifted its scrutiny of the government’s Trump-Russia review to a criminal probe, a person familiar with the matter says. It’s raising Democrats’ concerns that President Donald Trump may be using federal ...

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Nothing wrong with help from Russians, Trump lawyer Giuliani says

FILE - In this Aug. 1, 2018, file photo, Rudy Giuliani, an attorney for President Donald Trump, speaks in Portsmouth, N.H. President Donald Trump's lawyers are putting the finishing touches on a rebuttal to the forthcoming report by special counsel Robert Mueller. Giuliani, one of the president's attorneys, said Tuesday, April 16, 2019, that their document will be dozens of pages long. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)

President Donald Trump's lawyer Rudy Giuliani insisted there was "nothing wrong" with the president's 2016 campaign taking information from the Russians, as House Democrats pledged stepped-up investigations into campaign misconduct and possible crimes of obstruction detailed in special counsel Robert Mueller's report .

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Md. high court asserts jurisdiction over lawyer discipline

10.15.13 BALTIMORE, MD- Chief Judge Mary Ellen Barbera, Maryland Court of Appeals.  (Maximilian Franz/The Daily Record)

Maryland’s top court ruled unanimously Thursday that it has exclusive jurisdiction over attorney disciplinary matters, leaving lower-court judges powerless to order bar counsel to investigate allegations of lawyer misconduct. The Court of Appeals issued its decision in scrapping a circuit ...

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Md. high court weighs if judge can order bar-counsel investigation

FILE - In this Dec. 15, 2017 file photo, former Secretary of State and presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks to the GirlsBuildLA Leadership Summit in Los Angeles.   Clinton will speak at this year’s Class Day at Yale University. Class Day is an annual event at the New Haven, Connecticut, university that honors achievements in academic, artistic and athletic fields. Past notable speakers include former Secretary of State John Kerry and former Vice President Joe Biden in 2015. In a statement Monday, Feb. 26, 2018, Class Day co-chair and Yale student Josh Hochman says students should emulate Clinton’s “life of resilient and courageous service.”  (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)

A NNAPOLIS – Maryland’s top court appears poised to scrap a judge’s order that the state’s bar counsel investigate for potential ethics violations three of Hillary Clinton’s attorneys who were assigned to separate professional from personal messages on the former ...

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Rosenstein defends Mueller, sees no cause for firing

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein speaks before a House Committee on the Judiciary oversight hearing on Capitol Hill, Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017 in Washington. A day after hundreds of text messages between two FBI officials on the special counsel's Russia investigation revealed a strong anti-Trump bias, the Deputy Attorney General Rob Rosenstein appears on the Hill. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

WASHINGTON — Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, facing congressional questions about anti-Donald Trump text messages exchanged between two FBI officials assigned to the Russia probe, defended special counsel Robert Mueller on Wednesday and said he had seen no cause to ...

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Holder calls for ’60s-style fight for voting rights

The American people must ‘encourage, not limit participation’ in elections, former U.S. Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. told attendees of the NAACP’s annual convention Monday in Baltimore. (File photo)

The NAACP must mount a 1960s-style fight to protect the voting rights of blacks and other ethnic minorities amid efforts to suppress their votes through photo identification requirements and intimidation, former U.S. Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. said Monday ...

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