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Rachel Weiner
Washington Post reporter, EDVA and Arlington/Alexandria cops and courts. rachel.weiner@washpost.com. Cell/Signal/WhatsApp: 202-560-0127.
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Rachel Weiner 3h
Replying to @Lawyerpotamus
Fair point although I think they get some leeway on sentencing recommendations, which is what I had in mind here
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Matt Zapotosky 19h
‘We’re all human’: ⁦⁩ takes a look at the prosecutor who made the mistake that tipped everyone to secret charges against Assange.
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Rachel Weiner 19h
More on the prosecutor who inadvertently made international news
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Shane Harris 20h
NEW: The CIA has concluded Saudi crown prince ordered Jamal Khashoggi’s assassination. By me, , and
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Rachel Weiner Nov 16
Kellen Dwyer did not appear in court Friday morning at Kokayi's arraignment, and there was no mention of Assange.
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Rosalind Helderman Nov 15
Julian Assange has been charged, prosecutors reveal in inadvertent court filing, and report.
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Ryan Goodman Nov 15
Wrap your mind around this Senior Trump officials —explored/ing how to send a cleric (a Green Card holder) to Turkey where his life and limb would be at risk —in exchange for Turkey letting up on Saudis for murdering (a Green Card holder)
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Tim Mak Nov 15
Daily Beast scoops: Navy SEALS and Marine Raiders charged with murder of Green Beret in Mali; victim allegedly discovered SEALs were stealing $ from informant fund and soliciting prostitutes
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Seung Min Kim Nov 14
NEWS -- backs a sentencing/prison reform compromise hammered out by D and R senators
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Rachel Weiner Nov 14
I remember speaking to Steven Slaughter's mother the day after he died. A heartbreaking and infuriating story:
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Kevin Whitelaw Nov 14
This is the first time since 1866 (!) -- before there even was a Justice Department -- that someone installed an acting attorney general who wasn't Senate-confirmed.
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Rachel Weiner Nov 14
Near the end of a two-week DOD fraud case, prosecutors found 17,000 new emails -- judge declares a mistrial
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Rachel Weiner Nov 14
Replying to @bwilliam46 @DoD_IG
Here you go:
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Jared Walczak Nov 13
Replying to @JaredWalczak
Like most economic development incentives, the obligations of government appear to be stricter than those of the recipient. State and local gov'ts WILL provide, while Amazon will "make its best efforts" or invest "as much as" the cited figures. This is not unusual.
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Rachel Weiner Nov 13
Replying to @bwilliam46 @DoD_IG
Writing something now that will explain...
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Rachel Weiner Nov 13
Replying to @bwilliam46 @DoD_IG
Ah, I'm sorry -- I was busy with something else last week and missed this. Mistrial granted.
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Rachel Weiner Nov 12
Replying to @Domhnall_G
No worries. It was definitely an oversight.
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Rachel Weiner Nov 12
Replying to @Domhnall_G
You're right, I should have. It wasn't intentional; I was focused on trying to explain what was going on with Rosenstein and Whitaker. In our past two articles on Terwilliger's promotion we mentioned his father, but of course not everyone reads every article.
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Katie Zezima Nov 12
Two men met during the Vegas massacre when they stayed behind to help strangers. They shepherded each other through PTSD and seemingly impossible days. One was killed in last week’s shooting at a country music bar. Read this from ⁦
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Rachel Weiner Nov 9
At investiture of new U.S. Attorney in Alexandria, with Matt Whitaker in audience, Rod Rosenstein says “the rule of law depends on the character and conduct of the people who enforce the law.”
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