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Friday, Nov 17, 2017 at 11:11 AM EST

Senators Hatch, Brown Trade Barbs in Tax Debate

Senators Hatch, Brown Trade Barbs in Tax Debate

Utah Republican Sen. Orrin Hatch and Ohio Democratic Sen. Sherrod Brown exchanged heated words in a Senate Finance committee hearing debating the tax bill overhaul. The Senate version of tax bill was approved...

Friday, Nov 17, 2017 at 08:08 AM EST

Franken Fallout: Colleagues Respond to Allegations

Franken Fallout: Colleagues Respond to Allegations

U.S. Senator Al Franken is asking his colleagues to investigate his own behavior after new allegations of sexual misconduct.

Friday, Nov 17, 2017 at 07:09 AM EST

Congress' Delay Risks Millions of Kids' Health Insurance

Congress' Delay Risks Millions of Kids' Health Insurance

The Children's Health Insurance Program covers annual check-ups and more medical procedures for nearly 9 million kids in low-income families, but congressional bickering is putting it at risk, NBC News...

Friday, Nov 17, 2017 at 06:48 AM EST

Iraqi Forces Retake the Country's Last ISIS-Held Town

Iraqi Forces Retake the Country's Last ISIS-Held Town

Iraqi forces backed by the U.S.-led coalition retook on Friday the last town in the country that was held by the Islamic State group, more than three years after the militants stormed nearly a third of Iraqi...

Friday, Nov 17, 2017 at 11:42 PM EST

As Sex Scandals Topple the Powerful: Why Not Trump?

As Sex Scandals Topple the Powerful: Why Not Trump?

"You can do anything," Donald Trump once boasted, speaking of groping and kissing unsuspecting women. Maybe he could, but not everyone can. The candidate who openly bragged about grabbing women's private parts...

Friday, Nov 17, 2017 at 03:40 AM EST

Senior Chinese Envoy Heads to North Korea Amid Chill in Ties

Senior Chinese Envoy Heads to North Korea Amid Chill in Ties

China dispatched its highest-level envoy to North Korea in two years on Friday in a bid to improve chilly relations after President Donald Trump last week urged Beijing to pressure Pyongyang to cease its nuclear...

Thursday, Nov 16, 2017 at 05:10 PM EST

Sanders: Trump Believes Moore Should Step Aside If Allegations Are True

Sanders: Trump Believes Moore Should Step Aside If Allegations Are True

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders answers questions about President Donald Trump’s position on Alabama Senatorial Candidate Roy Moore and recent sexual misconduct allegations against him.

Friday, Nov 17, 2017 at 07:05 PM EST

Trump Set to Pardon Thanksgiving Turkey

Trump Set to Pardon Thanksgiving Turkey

Continuing a time-honored White House tradition, President Donald Trump will pardon the national Thanksgiving turkey in a Rose Garden ceremony Tuesday. The White House says the event will feature two turkeys...

Thursday, Nov 16, 2017 at 04:58 PM EST

Senate Judiciary Presses Kushner in Russia Probe

Senate Judiciary Presses Kushner in Russia Probe

The top Republican and Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee are saying that President Donald Trump's son-in-law hasn't been fully forthcoming with the panel's probe into Russian meddling in the 2016...

Thursday, Nov 16, 2017 at 04:25 PM EST

Alabama GOP Senate Candidate Roy Moore Holds News Conference After Two New Accusers Emerge

Alabama GOP Senate Candidate Roy Moore Holds News Conference After Two New Accusers Emerge

Alabama GOP Senate candidate Roy Moore held a news conference surrounded by religious leaders Thursday after two more women accused him of pursuing them when they were teenagers.

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