Tierney Sneed

Tierney Sneed is a reporter for Talking Points Memo. She previously worked for U.S. News and World Report. She grew up in Florida and attended Georgetown University.

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Attorney General Bill Barr on Monday defended the criminal probe into the origins of the 2016 Russian investigation — a probe that is under fire for appearing to be geared toward validating conspiracy theories — and said FBI Director Chris Wray has lent “outstanding” support to John Durham, the U.S. attorney ostensibly leading the ongoing investigation.

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New NC Partisan Gerrymandering Case To Stay In Front Of State Court: The North Carolina GOP’s bid to short circuit the latest partisan gerrymandering lawsuit was batted down Tuesday. The Republican legislators — who are being sued for the U.S. congressional map they drew — sought to move the case from state court, where it will be in front of a panel of judges who already threw out state legislative maps, to a federal court A federal judge denied the request.

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