Part-deposition, part-therapy session: Kavanaugh hearing emerges as strange hybrid

Throughout the morning, Christine Blasey Ford swiveled abruptly between a persistent prosecutor and empathetic Democratic senators.

Career prosecutor brings wild-card element to Kavanaugh hearing

Rachel Mitchell, who runs a special victims division in Arizona, has never been involved in such a high-profile case.

How a British music publicist ended up in the middle of the Russia storm

Since helping broker a meeting between Donald Trump Jr. and a Russian lawyer, Rob Goldstone said his life has been “quite a whirl.”

Manafort’s guilty plea exposes hardball tactics he used to thrive in Washington swamp

Before he was Trump’s campaign chairman, the longtime lobbyist went to extreme lengths in a secret effort to bolster a Ukrainian politician, court papers show.

Stone associate subpoenaed to appear before Mueller grand jury Friday

An attorney for Corsi said his client will cooperate with investigators, who he expects will inquire about communications with Stone.

American political consultant admits foreign money was funneled to Trump inaugural

Lawyer for alleged Russian agent Maria Butina says texts show claim that she offered sex for job is ‘sexist smear’

In a new filing, Butina’s attorney asked the judge to release her from jail pending her September trial.

After fast turn against Trump, Michael Cohen threatens to leverage secrets against the president

Under financial and personal pressures, the longtime Trump attorney agreed to a plea deal in a matter of weeks.

The Manafort scramble: Raising millions for himself even as he ran Trump’s campaign

With 3 a.m. emails and a flurry of loan applications, he tried to save a tanking business.

Trump associate socialized with alleged Russian agent Maria Butina in final weeks of 2016 campaign

Emails show Butina sought out J.D. Gordon, a former campaign national security aide, as he prepared to work on the presidential transition.

Before her arrest as an alleged Russian agent, Maria Butina’s proud defense of her homeland drew notice at American University

To some who knew her as a graduate student, Butina’s indictment on federal charges validated their own unsettling suspicions.

Russian billionaire with U.S. investments backed alleged agent Maria Butina, according to a person familiar with her Senate testimony

Konstantin Nikolaev, a transportation magnate who was in Washington during President Trump’s inauguration, was in contact with Butina as she launched a gun rights group.

‘She was like a novelty’: How alleged Russian agent Maria Butina gained access to elite conservative circles

By August 2016, the FBI was monitoring the young political-science student as part of an effort to track what she was doing in the United States, according to officials.

Putin dismisses question about whether Russia has compromising information on Trump

The Russian president claimed he was not aware of Trump’s past visits to Moscow. But top officials in his government knew about a 2013 trip.

Charges against Russian intelligence officers intensify spotlight on Trump adviser Roger Stone

During the 2016 campaign, Stone communicated with Guccifer 2.0, an online persona that the special counsel alleges was used by the Russians.

Pressure on Michael Cohen intensifies as Mueller stays focused on the Trump attorney

Under legal scrutiny from two federal investigations, Cohen is said to feel neglected by the president, his longtime patron.

Mueller was investigating Trump adviser as unregistered agent of Israel, his wife says

George Papadopoulos’s wife says the special counsel’s office claimed to have evidence that he had worked on behalf of Israel without registering as a foreign agent before joining the campaign.

In secret memo, Trump’s lawyers argued he has complete power over Justice investigations and could not have committed obstruction

The January letter was disclosed as the president’s lawyers contend he should not sit for an interview with special counsel Robert S. Mueller III.

Russian billionaire Viktor Vekselberg met with Trump lawyer Michael Cohen days before the inauguration

The meeting, described as brief and impromptu, adds to long list of contacts between Trump associates and Kremlin-tied Russians during the campaign and presidential transition.

Special counsel sets in motion sentencing process for Papadopoulos

In a new court filing, prosecutors made an initial move toward wrapping up one phase of the investigation.