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Senator Robert Menendez speaks outside federal court after he was indicted on corruption charges on April 2, 2015 in Newark, New Jersey. (Kena Betancur/Getty Images)

Democrats Are Hypocrites on Corruption

Robert Menendez is credibly accused of serious crimes, but his party has never seemed to have a problem with him.

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions testifies during a hearing before the House Judiciary Committee Nov. 14 in Washington, D.C. (Alex Wong/Getty Images)

I Spent 5 Hours With Jeff Sessions So You Didn’t Have To

Hillary Clinton doesn’t have to worry about a special prosecutor, and three other takeaways from the Attorney General’s latest Congressional testimony.

Rational Security on The E.R. tackles DMs and democracy.

Rational Security on The E.R.: The “DMs on the DL” Edition

Does democracy go down in the DMs? The folks at Lawfare discuss.

The United States Capitol, Washington, D.C.  (Stefan Zaklin/Getty Images)

It’s the Beginning of the End of the Internet’s Legal Immunity

Congress is starting to chip away at tech companies’ claims that they're just "platforms".

Voters cast their ballots at voting booths at PS198M The Straus School on Nov. 8, 2016 in New York City, New York. (Michael Reaves/Getty Images)

Happy Anniversary to America’s Most Corrupted Election

It’s never too late to make sure future votes are secure from foreign interference. Here’s how.

Flowers mark the location where Sayfullo Saipov crashed into cyclists along a Manhattan bike path on Oct. 31 in New York City. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

The Next Phase in the War on Terror Is Here

But talk of Guantánamo, “extreme vetting,” and ending the Diversity Immigrant Visa Program is just a distraction from the real threat.

On this episode of The E.R., the Panel joins forces with Lawfare to have a conversation with Bob Bauer and A.B. Culvahouse.

The E.R. Presents: Lawfare and FP’s Bar Review Live

Has the role of the White House counsel drastically changed in the time of Trump?

Paul Manafort leaves a federal courthouse following a hearing on Nov. 2, 2017. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

The Party’s Over for Washington’s Foreign Lobbyists

Paul Manafort's arrest was a sign that the Justice Department knows it's been too lax on foreign agents.

This week on Rational Security, we discuss Paul Manafort and his affinity for expensive rugs.

Rational Security on The E.R.: The “Million Dollars in Rugs” Edition

Sure, Manafort got indicted. But the real question is how did he spend so much on rugs?

Former Trump presidential campaign manager Paul Manafort at Game Four of the American League Championship Series at Yankee Stadium on Oct. 17, 2017. (Elsa/Getty Images)

Robert Mueller’s Opening Salvo Is a Show of Strength

A quick and dirty analysis on the Manafort and Papadopoulos cases.

Sen. Bob Corker (R-TN), chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, arrives for the start of a hearing after speaking with reporters about U.S. President Donald Trump on Oct. 24, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Win McNamee/Getty Images)

A Form of Resistance Every NeverTrumper Can Love

Anyone who’s wary of Trump should be able to agree on blocking his nominees for U.S. attorney.

CIA director Mike Pompeo during his confirmation hearing on Jan. 12. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Mike Pompeo Could Stop Robert Mueller in His Tracks

The director of the CIA has extraordinary influence over all counterintelligence investigations — and there are reasons to distrust his intentions.

President Donald Trump boards Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland on Oct. 7. (Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images)

How Far Must Trump ‘Unravel’ Before the 25th Amendment Kicks In?

The constitutional amendment on presidential disabilities could pose a real threat to Trump. But that shouldn't give his opponents solace.

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