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Sen. Richard Blumenthal: 'We are in a Watergate moment'

Sen. Richard Blumenthal, a Connecticut Democrat who serves on the Senate Judiciary and Armed Services committees, said Tuesday that the country is in a "Watergate moment" and "we need bipartisanship now more than ever to protect the special counsel."

Senators ask DHS to crack down on alleged coerced labor

Six US senators are asking the Department of Homeland Security to take immediate steps to ensure private-prison operators aren't using forced labor at immigrant detention centers, after allegations that detainees feel coerced to work for $1 per day or less to get sufficient food and basic services.