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Manafort, Gates given 'limited' house arrest break for Thanksgiving

Alex Wong/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) -- Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort and his longtime associate Rick Gates have been given a limited release from house arrest to allow them ...

John Conyers 'vehemently' denies sexual harassment allegations

Drew Angerer/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) -- Rep. John Conyers, D-Mich., is denying a report that alleges he sexually harassed a female aide, leading to a five-figure payout funded by taxpayers.Conyers, ...

Elizabeth Warren compares Trump presidency to 'dog years' in 'Late Show' interview

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images (NEW YORK ) -- Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-MA, compared President Donald Trump's presidency to "dog years" in an interview with "The Late Show" on Monday. The ...

Republican tax plan would spur growth, add to deficit, new study shows

iStock/Thinkstock (WASHINGTON) -- The tax plan advanced by House Republicans last week will spur economic growth, but still add more than $1 trillion to the deficit, according to a ...

President Trump's charitable foundation is being shut down

ABCNews.com (WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump's namesake charitable foundation is being shut down, in keeping with previously announced plans.In a filing with the IRS last week, the foundation said ...

Former Trump campaign adviser Carter Page held high-level meetings with Hungarian officials in Budapest

ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Travels by Trump campaign adviser Carter Page to meet with senior officials in Hungary during the 2016 presidential election are being closely examined by ...

DHS official resigns amid controversy over comments

Department of Homeland Security (WASHINGTON) -- Department of Homeland Security official Jamie Johnson resigned Thursday, stepping down from his role as director of faith-based and neighborhood partnerships for the ...

Special Counsel sends wide-ranging request for documents to Justice Department

iStock/Thinkstock (WASHINGTON) -- Special Counsel Robert Mueller's team investigating whether President Donald Trump sought to obstruct a federal inquiry into connections between his presidential campaign and Russian operatives has ...

Sen. Susan Collins: 'I want to see changes' in Senate tax bill

ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- A key moderate Senate Republican said the Senate’s tax bill needs revisions before it is put to a vote. "I want to see changes in that ...

Sex-harassment allegation wave ‘a watershed moment' if men 'man up': Fiorina

ABC News (WASHINGTON)-- Carly Fiorina, a former CEO of Hewlett Packard who ran for the Republican nomination for president in 2016, said the current wave of sexual harassment allegations ...

Republican senator: Trump sexual misconduct allegations 'very disturbing'

ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- Republican Sen. Susan Collins said sexual misconduct allegations against President Donald Trump that surfaced during the 2016 campaign "remain very disturbing." "President Trump was not my ...

Republican senator: GOP is 'toast' with Trump in control

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) -- Sen. Jeff Flake, a frequent sparring partner of President Donald Trump, continues to make enemies in his own party after calling the GOP "toast" ...

Roy Moore's wife: President Trump 'owes us a thank you' for diverting attention from Russia probe

Drew Angerer/Getty Images (MONTGOMERY, Ala.) -- The wife of embattled Alabama GOP Senate candidate Roy Moore continued a fierce pushback against allegations of sexual misconduct and impropriety against her ...

How a Senate ethics investigation works

US Senate Photographic Studio (WASHINGTON) -- Top leaders in the Senate are calling for a Senate Ethics Committee review of Senator Al Franken, D-Minn., who was recently accused of ...

Trump to be presented with $47M deal to arm Ukraine against Russia

petervician/iStock/Thinkstock (WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump will be presented with the recommendation to finance and sell anti-tank missiles to the Ukrainian government — a move aimed at deterring aggression ...

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