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Former FBI Director James Comey is testifying before the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence this week, speaking publicly for the first time since he was fired by President Trump nearly a month ago. The Senate Committee is looking into the circumstances around Comey's dismissal and how they relate to the FBI investigation of Russian interference in the U.S. Election. The White House has given conflicting messages about the reasons for Comey's firing. Sources close to Comey say the President told Comey to shut down the Russia investigation. That's a charge that the White House denies.

Take a moment to review NPR's Fact Check of Trump's victory tour speech in North Carolina.


Today, as results come in across the country, NPR reporters will be updating this breaking news blog in real time. The NPR Politics team, along with Member station reporters, will be providing live updates in the form of photo, video, commentary and analysis for both national and local contested races.

Bay Area favorites Sam Misner and Megan Smith released a beautiful CD in 2013 titled Seven Hour Storm, a collection of stirring songwriting and heavenly harmonies. 


Misner & Smith were in the KRCB studio last week, chatting with KRCB music program director and morning host Brian Griffith.