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DOJ says it plans to print census without citizenship question

The Trump administration said Tuesday that it will not ask about citizenship status on the 2020 census, backing off a contentious effort to reinstate the question over objections from opponents who successfully argued to the Supreme Court that it would disenfranchise minority gro

DOJ hits back at lawsuit seeking Mueller report

The Justice Department on Friday hit back at the first lawsuit seeking the full release of special counsel Robert Mueller's report on Russian interference in the 2016 election, saying, in essence, that they're already working on it.

Collins asks Justice Dept. not to support Obamacare strikedown

Republican Sen. Susan Collins, a key swing vote in the Senate, is asking the Justice Department to reverse its recent support of a total strikedown of the Affordable Care Act, saying the job of eliminating aspects of the health care law should be left to Congress.

Judge orders Justice Dept. to turn over Comey memos

A federal judge has ordered that the Justice Department and FBI submit James Comey's memos in full to the court under seal, in a court case brought by CNN and other media organizations for access to the documents memorializing the former FBI director's interactions with President Donald Trump.

Mueller report more than 300 pages, sources say

Special counsel Robert Mueller's confidential report on the Russia investigation is more than 300 pages, according to a Justice Department official and a second source with knowledge of the matter.

Mueller says he's done with him, but Flynn not ready for sentencing

Former national security adviser Michael Flynn is still cooperating with Justice Department prosecutors on a pending criminal case against his former lobbying partner who worked for the Turkish government, the special counsel's office and Flynn's defense team said Tuesday night.