ProPublica: Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito Took Luxury Fishing Vacation With GOP Billionaire Who Later Had Cases Before the Court

By Justin Elliott, Joshua Kaplan, Alex Mierjeski ProPublica In early July 2008, Samuel Alito stood on a riverbank in a remote corner of Alaska. The Supreme Court justice was on vacation at a luxury fishing lodge that charged more than $1,000 a day, and after catching a king salmon nearly the size of his leg, Alito posed for…

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Commentator Frank Figliuzzi Fabricated Passage in FBI Book and MSNBC Could Care Less

By Allan Lengel To NBC News and its sister station MSNBC, being truthful doesn’t always matter. And that’s the truth. Starting with my high school journalism teacher Robert Jackson, I learned that the truth in journalism was sacred. Intentionally straying from it had grave consequences. That has held true through my many years in journalism,…

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The FBI Will Survive the Inspector General Report

By Allan Lengel Dramatic headlines in the media may suggest otherwise, but truth be told, the long-awaited report by Inspector General Michael Horowitz contains few surprises. Yes, we already knew ex-FBI Director James Comey stepped over the line at his press conference about not charging Hillary Clinton, and yes, we already knew he violated…

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