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Discoveries of classified documents prompting questions in Washington
"The U.S. government's ability to safegaurd its most sensitive information is under fire. On Friday, former Vice President Mike Pence acknowledged ""mistakes were made"" after classified documents were recently found in his Indiana home. The discoveries with Pence, former President Trump and President Biden have prompted the National Archives to ask every living former president and vice president to check for classified records. But many in Congress are questioning why the executive branch was not more careful. Christina Ruffini is at the White House with the latest."
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Pence on classified records: "Mistakes were made"
Former Vice President Mike Pence said he takes "full responsibility" for the classified materials found at his home in Indiana. "Mistakes were made," he said.
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Newly released video shows Paul Pelosi hammer attack
Police body camera video and surveillance footage of the night a man broke into the California home of then-House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, and attacked her husband, Paul, was released Friday. Officers quickly tackled the suspect, David DePape, after he hit Pelosi. Carter Evans reports.
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Pence takes "full responsibility" for classified documents found at his home
Documents marked as classified were found at the vice president's home in Carmel, Indiana.
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Biden speaks with Tyre Nichols' family ahead of video's expected release
President Biden spoke with the mother and stepfather of Tyre Nichols on Friday afternoon, the White House said.
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Nancy Pelosi reacts to newly released video of husband's attack
Rep. Nancy Pelosi spoke to reporters after several video and audio clips from the night of the attack on her husband at their San Francisco home were released Friday.
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Ronna McDaniel reelected RNC chair
Ronna McDaniel's challenger Harmeet Dhillon got a boost from Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis on the eve of the election.
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CBS News investigation spurs action by Air Force to combat domestic violence
Following a 2021 CBS News investigation into domestic violence in the military, the Air Force ordered a review and has launched multiple initiatives to address domestic violence.
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A key inflation measure cooled in December
Easing of Personal Consumption Expenditures price index indicates Fed's interest rate hikes are slowing the economy.
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Who is Jeff Zients, the next White House chief of staff?
President Biden said the White House will have an official transition event next week.
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House Republicans seek new restrictions on use of U.S. oil stockpile
House Republicans are again seeking to restrict presidential use of the nation's emergency oil stockpile — a proposal that has drawn a White House veto threat.
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Brett Kavanaugh touts "great relations" among justices despite court's slow pace
Kavanaugh said the public shouldn't read anything into the high court's historically slow start to releasing opinions.
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Jared Polis on Trump, 2024 and how to handle classified documents
Polis spoke with CBS News' Major Garrett about Trump, presidential aspirations and how classified material should be handled, among other topics.
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DeSantis may just have made the RNC chair race a lot more competitive
The GOP Florida governor gave Ronna McDaniel's challenger, Harmeet Dhillon a boost during an interview with "The Charlie Kirk Show."
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Former presidents asked to check for classified records
The National Archives is calling on former presidents and vice presidents to verify that no classified materials are in their files. Meanwhile, FBI Director Christopher Wray issued a warning about the handling of classified information, and CBS News has learned more details about the materials found at former Vice President Mike Pence's home. Robert Costa has the details.
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VA urges millions of veterans exposed to burn pits to file claims
The PACT Act takes the burden of proof off veterans, automatically linking asthma, some cancers and other illnesses to burn pit exposure.
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U.S. military operation kills ISIS facilitator in Somalia
A special forces raid Wednesday night in northern Somalia resulted in the death of ISIS operator and facilitator Bilal al-Sudani and about 10 of his ISIS associates.
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77 Democrats in Congress urge Biden to scrap new asylum limits
The measures announced by President Biden earlier this month have led to a sharp drop in unlawful entries along the U.S.-Mexico border.
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