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A journalist describes Robert Mueller, pictured in 2007 when he was FBI director, as "about as apolitical and nonpartisan a figure as you could find in Washington." Susan Walsh/AP hide caption

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Mueller's Reputation In Washington Is 'Stunningly Bipartisan,' Journalist Says

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Former Deputy Attorney General James B. Comey waits to testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee in Washington on May 15, 2007. NPR has learned that Comey is in line to become President Obama's choice as the next FBI director. Susan Walsh/AP hide caption

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Former Justice Official In Line To Be Named FBI Chief

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