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Clare Foran

Clare Foran

Clare Foran is an associate editor at The Atlantic. Her writing has appeared in The Atlantic Cities, Philadelphia City Paper and NPR's science and technology blog, All Tech Considered. Clare is originally from Buffalo, N.Y., and graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a B.A. in History.
Clare Foran is an associate editor at The Atlantic. Her writing has appeared in The Atlantic Cities, Philadelphia City Paper and NPR's science and technology blog, All Tech Considered. Clare is originally from Buffalo, N.Y., and graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a B.A. in History.
Oversight

Democrats Warn Against White House Interference in Russia Inquiry

Minority leaders stressed that investigations into potential Trump-Russia ties must continue unimpeded.

Management

Comey: 'I Was Fired Because of the Russia Investigation'

Trump himself has publicly acknowledged that Russia was on his mind when he made the decision to fire Comey.

Oversight

Intel Chiefs Dodge Questions on Alleged Trump Interference in Russia Investigation

They felt comfortable saying they hadn’t felt pressure from administration officials to influence the probe. But they declined to answer direct queries from senators about their interactions with the president.

Defense

Trump Reportedly Tried to Enlist Intel Chiefs to Defend Against Russia Inquiry

Report says the president asked Daniel Coats and Michael Rogers “to publicly deny the existence of any evidence of collusion during the 2016 election.”

Oversight

House Oversight Chairman to Step Down at End of June

Chaffetz announced last month that he did not plan to seek re-election to Congress.

Oversight

The House Demands to See the Comey Memos

In a letter to acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe, Oversight Chairman Jason Chaffetz requested all “memoranda, notes, summaries, and recordings” of James Comey’s meetings with Trump

Oversight

GOP Lawmakers Call for Inside Information on Trump Disclosure

A relatively small group of Republicans are asking for classified briefings and more transparency from the administration following reports that the president revealed sensitive information to Russian officials.

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Management

Democrats Call for an Independent Investigation Into the Election After Trump Fires FBI Director

Congressional reaction split along partisan lines after news broke that the president had dismissed James Comey.

Management

Can Trump Fix Government by Running It Like a Business?

Past administrations have attempted reform by taking cues from the private sector with mixed results. It might be even harder for a White House that lacks experience in government to achieve success.

Management

The White House Dismisses Reports of Possible Russian Collusion

Press Secretary Sean Spicer pushed back against CNN’s claim that the FBI has information suggesting Trump associates and Russia may have worked together to undermine Hillary Clinton’s campaign.

Management

The White House Is Still Standing by Trump’s Wiretap Accusation

Just before the administration’s daily press briefing, the FBI director told Congress he has “no information” to support the president’s claims.

Defense

What Is the Logan Act and What Does It Have to Do With Flynn?

An obscure federal law is attracting attention amid controversy over the former National Security Adviser’s contacts with Russia.

Tech

Trump's Digital Presidential Takeover

The official White House website now displays a photo of Trump and a quote from the president himself that reads: “The Movement Continues—The Work Begins!”

Management

Will Rick Perry Promote Science at the Department of Energy?

The former Texas governor has questioned the scientific consensus on climate change and once forgot the name of the agency when listing those he wanted to eliminate.

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The Trump Administration Starts to Take Shape

To the dismay of some Republicans and Democrats alike, Steve Bannon has earned a top spot in the White House’s inner circle.

Defense

John Kerry Calls Bombing of Aleppo ‘Beyond the Pale’

Fighting in the Syrian city has led to a devastating, and worsening, humanitarian crisis.

Defense

CIA Director Calls 9/11 Legislation 'Badly Misguided'

Congress delivered a historic rebuke to the administration on Wednesday by overriding Obama’s veto.

Oversight

Federal Agency to God: Prove You're Real

The agency attempts to crack down on suspicious-sounding presidential candidates.

Oversight

Why Is Hillary Clinton Courting Republican Foreign-Policy Heavyweights?

National security has become a cornerstone of the case against Donald Trump—and high-profile support matters.

Oversight

Hillary Clinton's Feminist Triumph

The former secretary of state made history by winning the presidential nomination. Can she do it again by winning the presidency?