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Saturday, Dec 9, 2017 at 03:23 AM EST

Dems Mourn Franken's Demise But See a 2018 Election Benefit

Dems Mourn Franken's Demise But See a 2018 Election Benefit

Members of both parties are glum and guarded after a shocking week of resignations on Capitol Hill. But Democrats say the way they're handling the sexual misconduct issue will give them a valuable weapon for...

Friday, Dec 8, 2017 at 11:42 PM EST

Trump Endorses Roy Moore in Campaign-Style Rally

Trump Endorses Roy Moore in Campaign-Style Rally

President Donald Trump held a campaign-style rally in Pensacola, Florida, where he endorsed GOP Senate candidate Roy Moore just days before the election.

Friday, Dec 8, 2017 at 09:19 PM EST

Anita Hill: Thomas, Weinstein Part of Arc Toward Justice

Anita Hill: Thomas, Weinstein Part of Arc Toward Justice

Anita Hill told a room full of entertainment industry professionals that her 1991 testimony about Clarence Thomas and the flood of sexual harassment allegations surfacing now are part of "an arc that had been...

Saturday, Dec 9, 2017 at 12:46 AM EST

Court Papers Show Manafort Drafting Op-Ed Under House Arrest

Court Papers Show Manafort Drafting Op-Ed Under House Arrest

Robert Mueller to Paul Manafort: I'm watching you. Revealing that they know every word Manafort changed in a recently published op-ed, prosecutors for the special counsel argued Friday that the former Trump...

Friday, Dec 8, 2017 at 11:53 PM EST

US Gently Urges Saudi Arabia to Be More 'Measured' Overseas

US Gently Urges Saudi Arabia to Be More 'Measured' Overseas

The top U.S. diplomat urged Saudi Arabia on Friday to temper its actions toward Yemen, Qatar and other neighbors, gently turning up the pressure as Saudi's powerful crown prince asserts power both at home and...

Friday, Dec 8, 2017 at 11:56 PM EST

Trump Will Not Speak Publicly at Civil Rights Museum Opening

Trump Will Not Speak Publicly at Civil Rights Museum Opening

After his decision to attend stirred controversy and prompted plans of protests and boycotts, President Donald Trump will not speak publicly this weekend at the opening of a new civil rights museum in Jackson...

Friday, Dec 8, 2017 at 04:39 PM EST

Interior Chief Spent More Than $53K on 3 Helicopter Trips

Interior Chief Spent More Than $53K on 3 Helicopter Trips

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke spent more than $53,000 on three helicopter trips this summer, including one that allowed him to return to Washington in time for a horseback ride with Vice President Mike Pence,...

Saturday, Dec 9, 2017 at 03:50 AM EST

Ex-Aide: Franks Offered $5 Million to Carry His Child

Ex-Aide: Franks Offered $5 Million to Carry His Child

A former aide to Republican Rep. Trent Franks has told The Associated Press the congressman repeatedly pressed her to carry his child, at one point offering her $5 million to act as a surrogate mother. The...

Friday, Dec 8, 2017 at 04:53 PM EST

Roy Moore Accuser Says She Added Notes to Yearbook Message

Roy Moore Accuser Says She Added Notes to Yearbook Message

A woman who accused GOP Senate candidate Roy Moore of sexual assault is now saying that she added notes to the yearbook message she touted as proof that the two knew each other in the 70s, NBC News reported. B...

Saturday, Dec 9, 2017 at 12:42 AM EST

Deputy National Security Adviser Set to Leave White House

Deputy National Security Adviser Set to Leave White House

Deputy national security adviser Dina Powell is leaving the Trump administration early in 2018, the White House announced Friday, CNBC reported. Powell served under National Security Advisor Gen. H.R. McMaster....

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