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Brock Bierman was the third leader in five months at the Millennium Challenge Corporation, a small foreign assistance agency.

  • Oct 18, 2018

The appointment of Suzanne Israel Tufts caught lawmakers and agency officials by surprise.

  • Oct 16, 2018

In an interview on CNN on Thursday, White House spokesman Raj Shah said the bureau interviewed nine people.

  • Oct 4, 2018

Blankenstein has initially dismissed concerns about the posts, but has faced an internal rebellion among some subordinates and calls for his dismal by two Senate Democrats.

  • Oct 1, 2018

The old posts, on hate crimes and the n-word, caused upheaval at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

  • Sep 28, 2018

Eric Blankenstein, a political appointee, said his online writings under a pen name years ago have “zero” relevance to his current job at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

  • Sep 26, 2018

Decisions by policymakers to dilute power of FEC and IRS helped illegal behaviors to go unnoticed.

  • Aug 25, 2018

No Supreme Court justice in recent memory has worked as intently as Kavanaugh at the highest levels of the nation’s political machinery. His years as President George W. Bush’s staff secretary were the culmination of a political and legal apprenticeship that lasted more than a decade.

  • Aug 24, 2018

They are asking whether the Supreme Court nominee gave up protected information in talks with reporters.

  • Aug 22, 2018

How he earned it, according to his new financial disclosure: speeches, sitting on boards of directors and helping to manage private investment firms.

  • Aug 4, 2015
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