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Watchdog Probe to Bring New Scrutiny for FBI's Comey

By Ken Thomas and Eric Tucker | Jan 17
FBI Director James Comey, already under fierce public scrutiny for his handling of the election-year probe of Hillary Clinton, faces a new internal investigation.

President Obama: 'Don't Underestimate" President-Elect Trump

Jan 16
President Obama leaves office in one week. For his final network TV interview as commander-in-chief, Mr. Obama sat down with "60 Minutes" correspondent Steve Kroft.

Staffers Vetting Trump Cabinet Picks Say They're Overwhelmed

Jan 10
Democrats and ethics investigators are criticizing the fast pace.

No Rainbow Ahead for LGBT Americans

By Peter Jackson | Jan 7
The sobering, gun-in-your-face reality is that big challenges to the rights of every LGBT American lie ahead in 2017.

How President Washington's Farewell Speech is Relevant Today

Jan 7
President Obama cited George Washington's farewell address in announcing his own goodbye speech.

Obama Derides 'Reckless' Plan to Repeal Now, Replace Later

By Josh Lederman and Catherine Lucey | Jan 7
President Barack Obama derided as "reckless" on Friday a Republican plan to repeal his health care law now and replace it later, predicting that the replacement may never come.

U.S. Releases Detailed Look at Russia's Election Hacking

By Tami Abdollah | Dec 30
The U.S. on Thursday released its most detailed report yet on Russia's efforts to interfere in the U.S. presidential election by hacking American political sites and email accounts.

Election System Susceptible to Rigging Despite Red Flags

By Michael Rubinkam and Frank Bajak | Dec 30
The prevalence of paperless digital voting machines magnifies other risks in the election system, such as the possibility that hackers might compromise the computers that tally votes, by making failures or attacks harder to catch.

Welcome to Trumpland

By Jill Gleeson | Dec 28
Do we make nice with Trump supporters, acknowledging that they can't all be racist, misogynist xenophobes who fear and loathe the "other" - who would erase our rights, jail, deport or even murder us?

Who Would Have Won A Trump vs. Obama Election Match-Up?

Dec 28
President Barack Obama said he could have won if he'd been able to run again in the 2016 election, but on Twitter, President-elect Donald Trump argued otherwise. The Washington Post's John Wagner joins CBSN to discuss.

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