{FD} Brett Kavanaugh prepares for Senate panel’s deep dive into his career as DC insider

Judge Brett Kavanaugh goes before the Senate Judiciary Committee Tuesday for confirmation hearings with what supporters call the longest paper trail – practically a superhighway – of any federal judicial nominee, a testament to his enviable insider status in public and private corridors of Washington power.

{FD} Mueller’s office flags alleged illegal foreign lobbying involving Tony Podesta, Vin Weber, Greg Craig

The U.S. Attorney's office in Manhattan is investigating whether three prominent Washington power players engaged in illegal foreign lobbying, after Special Counsel Robert Mueller's office referred the matter to federal prosecutors, according to a source with knowledge of the matter.