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Next in the Congressional Hot Seat: Donald Trump Jr.?

Getty Images Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. Donald Trump Jr. has a new investigation to worry about. House Oversight and Reform Committee Chairman Elijah Cummings (D-Md.) says that Michael Cohen’s blockbuster testimony this week will fuel new investigative efforts by the panel—and those likely will target the president’s son. “All…

The New Chief Campaign Finance Regulator Has a Plan to Make Her Agency Matter for the First Time in Years

Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. Ellen Weintraub, the sole Democratic commissioner on the Federal Election Commission, just became chairwoman of the agency in January and she’s already trying to shake things up at her “dysfunctional” agency. The FEC chairmanship, which rotates among the commissioners each year, is mostly a ceremonial…