About 4 million Americans have security clearances. Trump's action stripping Brennan's "should gravely worry all Americans, including intelligence professionals, about the cost of speaking out,” Brennan said.
Trump has already set a record for the most appellate court judges to win Senate confirmation during a president’s first two years in office.
The Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights will examine whether the school responded “promptly and equitably” to allegations of abuse against Richard Strauss, who died in 2005.
As Republicans play up polarizing figures on the left, Democrats champion policies they hope will appeal across party lines.
But this could complicate the government's other efforts to respond to threats.
Senate women who clamored for Franken’s exit adopt a wait-and-see approach as another Minnesota politician, Rep. Keith Ellison, denies accusations he abused a former girlfriend.
“Please don’t make us a law enforcement agency,” Cmdr. Jonathan White told senators on Thursday.
Sens. Rob Portman (R) and Tom Carper (D) want HHS to ensure the safety of unaccompanied minors after they leave government custody and relocate with an adult sponsor.
The artwork promoted a concert that doubled as a fundraiser for Sen. Jon Tester, a Democrat seeking reelection.
The Department of Veterans Affairs Office of Inspector General found medical reexaminations were unnecessary in 37 percent of the cases studied, wasting millions of dollars and potentially more than $100 million over five years.
Two Midwestern and two deep blue states selected their candidates Tuesday.
The Minnesota Democrat ran 30 points past his closest rival in the Democratic primary for attorney general.