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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y, joined by, from left, Sen. Ben Cardin, D-Md., the ranking member on the Foreign Relations Committee, Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., the ranking member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, and Sen. Mark Warner, D-Va., vice chair of the Intelligence Committee, right, calls for an investigation into President Donald Trump's administration over its relationship with Russia, including when Trump learned that his national security adviser, Michael Flynn, had discussed

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The ‘deep state’ is real. The ‘alt right’ is fake.

| Feb. 21, 2017

“Deep state” is the new label being used in Washington to describe embedded anonymous bureaucratic bias against President Trump and Republican rule. Specifically, the deep state is leaking documents, making confidential conversations public, pushing rogue social media accounts and otherwise acting in an underhanded manner to discredit the president, his Cabinet and the policy objectives of the Republicans. The use of encrypted chat programs to communicate and the continued leaks to various media outlets are just the start. Their tactics are beginning to spread to other Democratic sympathizers and form a continuous partisan assault both from within the government and from outside groups.

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Nuclear Security Summit Joint Commitments: By Country and By Statement

Mar. 26, 2014

The 2014 Nuclear Security Summit brought together dozens of world leaders focused on preventing nuclear terrorism. So, what was accomplished and what work remains to be done? One way of assessing this is to look at joint statements (also known as “gift baskets”) issued at the Summit in which participants pledged their support to nuclear security initiatives like enhancing radiological security or strengthening nuclear security implementation. These statements present opportunities for countries to endorse specific actions to strengthen nuclear security.