The Refugee Order Is Headed For SCOTUS. Here's How It Will Go Down.

Politics | Kevin Daley
U.S. Supreme Court is seen in Washington, U.S., October 3, 2016. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas

‘Vigorously defend’

New Jersey Town Will Build Mosque After Federal Intervention

Politics | Kevin Daley
Muslims pray during Friday prayers at the Turkish Kuba Camii mosque located near a hotel housing refugees in Cologne's district of Kalk, Germany, October 14, 2016. REUTERS/Wolfgang Rattay

Zoning board members blocked projects for years

Mueller Enjoys Broad Support Inside FBI, Justice Department

Politics | Kevin Daley
FBI Director Robert Mueller pauses after making an opening statement at the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, U.S. on June 19, 2013. REUTERS/Larry Downing/File Photo

‘The only easy day with Bob Mueller was yesterday’

Deconstructing St. Sally

Politics | Kevin Daley
FILE PHOTO - U.S. Deputy Attorney General Sally Quillian Yates testifies during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on "Going Dark: Encryption, Technology, and the Balance Between Public Safety and Privacy" in Washington July 8, 2015. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque/File Photo

Sally Yates isn’t a partisan, but she isn’t a saint

Comey Dismissal Suggests DOJ Prosecutors Have Been Fuming For Months

Politics | Kevin Daley
FBI Director James Comey and National Security Agency Director Mike Rogers listen as they testify before the House Intelligence Committee hearing into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. election on Capitol Hill. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

‘The Director was wrong to usurp the Attorney General’s authority’

Civil Rights Groups Struggle In Hearing On Revised Refugee Order

Politics | Kevin Daley
Hundreds of people rally against a travel ban signed by President Trump in an executive order, during a protest at Detroit Metropolitan airport in Romulus, Michigan. REUTERS/Rebecca Cook

But Trump administration still likely to lose

Trump's Refugee Order Back In Federal Court This Week

Politics | Kevin Daley
A member of the Al Murisi family, Yemeni nationals who were denied entry into the U.S. last week because of the recent travel ban, shows the cancelled visa in their passport from their failed entry to reporters as they successfully arrive to be reunited with their family at Washington Dulles International Airport in Chantilly, Virginia, U.S. February 6, 2017. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Democratic appointees dominate on appeals panel

Still No Word From Justice Department On Sanctuary Cities Appeal

Politics | Kevin Daley
San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera and Mayor Ed Lee announce they have filed a lawsuit against President Donald Trump for his unconstitutional executive order targeting sanctuary cities during a news conference at city hall in San Francisco, California, U.S., January 31, 2017. REUTERS/Kate Munsch

AG promises DOJ will “continue to litigate this case”

Official Leading Investigation Into Trump Campaign Ties To Russia Is Leaving DOJ

Politics | Kerry Picket
Department of Justice sign: shutterstock/Ken Kistler

Planning to pursue other opportunities

Grand Jury Indicts State Dept Official On Charges She Hid Chinese Spy Links

Investigative Group | Ethan Barton
Hands in handcuffs on white background Shutterstock-Maryna Pleshkun

‘Generate 20k in one year’

Pizzeria In Trouble With The Feds For 'Unfairly' Making Immigrants Prove Legal Status

Politics | Rachel Stoltzfoos
WASHINGTON - SEPTEMBER 17: Love Kitchen Road Manager Doug Ruthven slices a pizza, made by the mobile kitchen, for distribution in front of the Department of Veterans Affairs building September 17, 2007 in Washington, DC. The Love Kitchen was in town to provide hot pizza meals to homeless people including homeless veterans. Little Caesar's founder Michael Ilitch was awarded with the Secretary's Award Monday by the Department of Veterans Affairs to recognize his support of veterans. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

‘Unfair documentary practices’

Here's What Democrats Have Ready For Gorsuch At The Hearings

Politics | Kevin Daley
Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) speaks in front of the U.S. Supreme Court to kick off the delivery of petitions calling on senators to oppose Supreme Court nominee Judge Neil Gorsuch in Washington, U.S., March 15, 2017. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas

Will the glide-path continue?

Federal Judge Blocks Trump's Revised Refugee Order

Politics | Kevin Daley
Dozens of pro-immigration demonstrators cheer and hold signs as international passengers arrive at Dulles International Airport, to protest President Donald Trump's executive order barring visitors, refugees and immigrants from certain countries to the United States, in Chantilly, Virginia, in suburban Washington, U.S., January 29, 2017. REUTERS/Mike Theiler

Another defeat for the Trump administration

Sessions Makes It Rain For Two Obama Holdovers At DOJ

Politics | Kevin Daley
U.S. Sen. Jeff Sessions REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

Very classy

Federal Court Strikes Down Discriminatory Texas Congressional District Lines

Politics | Kevin Daley
Voters cast ballots during early voting at the Franklin County Board of Elections in Columbus, Ohio October 28, 2016. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

‘hostility to minority districts’

Sessions May Bring In Outside Lawyer To Investigate Obama-Era Abuses At DOJ

Politics | Kevin Daley
U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions speaks at a news conference at the Justice Department in Washington, U.S., March 2, 2017. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas

Critics charge DOJ was highly-politicized over last 8 years

Trump Administration Walks Away From Legal Fight Over First Refugee Order

Politics | Kevin Daley
Syrian refugees Baraa and her husband Abdulmajeed Haj Khalaf smile after arriving at O'Hare International Airport in Chicago, Illinois, U.S. February 7, 2017. REUTERS/Kamil Krzaczynski

Girds for battle over second order

EXCLUSIVE: Podesta Didn't Register As A 'Foreign Agent' When He Represented A Bank With Ties To Russian Spy Agencies

Investigative Group | Richard Pollock
Vladimir Putin (Credit: Frederic Legrand - COMEO / Shutterstock.com)

‘They were representing a direct organ of the Russian government’

This Story Could Be Big Trouble For Jeff Sessions

Politics | Kevin Daley
U.S. President Donald Trump congratulates Jeff Sessions after he was sworn in as U.S. Attorney General as his wife Mary Sessions looks on during a ceremony in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, U.S., February 9, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

Sessions strongly refutes allegation