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Trump gives 'closing argument' on taxes as Senate and House GOP reach possible deal

Chris Kleponis-Pool/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) --  In what administration officials billed as a "closing argument" on tax reform, President Donald Trump used a speech in the grand foyer of the ...

Roy Moore will be 'lasting' stain on Republican Party, Sen. Jeff Flake says

Samuel Corum/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) --  Though Republican Roy Moore was defeated in Alabama's special election Tuesday, one GOP senator still worries that the embattled candidate has done damage ...

Haley vows to give 'irrefutable evidence' Iran 'violated international obligations'

Stephanie Keith/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) -- Nikki Haley, the United States ambassador to the United Nations, is set to lay out Thursday what the Trump administration claims is "irrefutable evidence ...

Roy Moore's loss sparks finger-pointing in the White House

Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post via Getty Images (WASHINGTON) --   President Trump has not yet publicly cast blame for Roy Moore's defeat for Senate in deep red Alabama, but ...

Minnesota's lieutenant governor named as Al Franken's temporary replacement

Stephen Maturen/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) -- Lt. Gov. Tina Smith will head to Washington to temporary fill the Senate seat left vacant by Minnesota Sen. Al Franken, who resigned last ...

Rosenstein defends Mueller, pushes back at suggestion of bias in Russia probe

Zach Gibson/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) -- Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein offered a strong defense of Robert Mueller's appointment and actions as special counsel on Wednesday and further praised the ...

Sen. Gillibrand says she took Trump's 'do anything' remark as sexual innuendo

Alex Wong/Getty Images (NEW YORK) -- New York's junior senator said women are standing up to sexual harassment and assault, and "are not going to be silenced," while doubling ...

EPA watchdog to investigate Scott Pruitt's $25,000 'secure phone booth'

Pete Marovich/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) -- The Environmental Protection Agency inspector general will review whether Administrator Scott Pruitt misused any appropriated funds when he had a $25,000 "privacy booth" with ...

Biden, Meghan McCain get emotional talking about her father's cancer diagnosis

ABC (NEW YORK) -- Former Vice President Joe Biden shared an emotional moment with co-host Meghan McCain on The View Wednesday morning as they discussed her father's brain cancer ...

Trump adviser Omarosa Manigault resigning post, White House says

Drew Angerer/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) --  Omarosa Manigault, the firebrand antagonist from the “The Apprentice”-turned-top Trump administration staffer, officially resigned her post Tuesday as the White House's communications director for the ...

What Doug Jones' election could mean for the US Senate

iStock/Thinkstock (WASHINGTON) -- Democrats are already hailing Doug Jones’ victory as a moral triumph -- not just for Alabama, but for the entire country.His election is a political shot ...

Meet Democrat Doug Jones, Alabama's senator-elect

Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call (BIRMINGHAM, Ala.) -- Alabama's senatorial runoff day not only marked the first time a Democrat has won a Senate seat in Alabama in 25 years.It ...

Support from women hands Democrats victory in Alabama, exit polls show

Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call (BIRMINGHAM, Ala.) -- Negative perceptions among voters over the sexual misconduct allegations against Republican Roy Moore handed the Democrats a rare victory in deep-red Alabama, ...

Doug Jones' victory in Alabama comes on special anniversary

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images (BIRMINGHAM, Ala.) -- Doug Jones made history on Tuesday as the first Democrat to be voted into Senate from reliably red Alabama in more than two ...

Doug Jones wins Alabama Senate race in seismic Democratic victory

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) -- Doug Jones, a Democratic former U.S. attorney whose long-shot candidacy was bolstered by a wave of sexual misconduct accusations against his opponent Roy Moore, ...

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