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How intelligence agencies grapple with the global reach of domestic terrorism

Shane Harris on how intelligence agencies share domestic terrorism threats; Rosalind S. Helderman on what we already know about the special counsel’s investigation; and the growing list of states that want to change the electoral process.
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Christchurch massacre raises questions about domestic terrorism intelligence
Mourners gathered Monday to remember the 50 Muslim worshipers who were shot and killed at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand. The massacre highlights the lack of communication between international intelligence communities, Washington Post reporter Shane Harris says.

The United States has built elaborate intelligence pipelines over international terrorist groups but falls short of transparency of domestic terrorist threats.

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Catching up on the Mueller investigation
While Washington waits for special counsel Robert S. Mueller III to release his report on Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election, Post reporter Rosalind S. Helderman catches us up on what we know about the investigation so far.

Despite what we do know, Helderman says there are a lot of things that the public is in the dark about. “The reality is, no one knows anything about what the report is going to say or even what it’s going to look like.”

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Colorado wants to bypass the electoral college system
Eleven states and the District of Columbia have enacted legislation pledging their electoral votes to the winner of the nation’s popular vote. Colorado joined that list on Friday. Post reporter Deanna Paul  explains the momentum behind the National Popular Vote Interstate Compact, and how there’s a ways to go before this bill could take effect, if ever.

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About Post Reports

Post Reports is the daily podcast from The Washington Post. Unparalleled reporting. Expert insight. Clear analysis. Everything you’ve come to expect from the newsroom of The Post -- for your ears.