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Meet the faces of the Trump ‘resistance’: Candidates spurred to action by president’s divisiveness

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Meet the faces of the Trump ‘resistance’: Candidates spurred to action by president’s divisiveness

DigitalVision/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Democrats are seizing on big wins this November as a sign of hope for the future of their party. While it is true the big winners were overwhelmingly Democrats, the elections may have also introduced the country to…

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Celebrities lash out at Trump administration over reversing ban on elephant trophies

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Celebrities lash out at Trump administration over reversing ban on elephant trophies

moodboard/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — The Trump administration’s move to reverse a ban on elephant trophies has elicited strong reactions all over social media, including a number of celebrities invested in preservation. The government is likely to …

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Senators say Kushner didn’t turn over emails about Wikileaks, Russia overture

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Senators say Kushner didn’t turn over emails about Wikileaks, Russia overture

Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — White House senior adviser Jared Kushner, President Donald Trump’s son-in-law, failed to disclose campaign emails regarding Russian overtures to the Trump campaign and Wikileaks to congressional i…

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Interior secretary has not been keeping proper travel records: Watchdog

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Interior secretary has not been keeping proper travel records: Watchdog

US Department of Interior(WASHINGTON) — The office of Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke was warned Wednesday that an investigation into Zinke’s official travel was delayed by “absent, or incomplete documentation,” the latest snag in the months-long…

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Bipartisan group in Senate aims to strengthen background check system for guns

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Bipartisan group in Senate aims to strengthen background check system for guns

Credit: Architect of the Capitol(WASHINGTON) — In the wake of the recent mass shooting in Sutherland Springs, Texas, a bipartisan group of senators introduced a bill Thursday meant to strengthen the existing background check system for firearms.The Fi…

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Roy Moore: ‘I’ll quit standing when they lay me in that box and put me in the ground’

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Roy Moore: ‘I’ll quit standing when they lay me in that box and put me in the ground’

Drew Angerer/Getty Images(BIRMINGHAM, Ala.) — Embattled Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore denied allegations of sexual misconduct again Thursday at a press conference in Birmingham alongside faith leaders and his wife, Kayla.Moore said that the accus…

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Capitol Hill reacts to the Al Franken allegations

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Capitol Hill reacts to the Al Franken allegations

Credit: Architect of the Capitol(WASHINGTON) — Reaction from both parties continues to pour in after a female radio host claimed that Al Franken, now Minnesota’s junior Democratic senator, groped her while she was sleeping aboard a military plan…

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House Republicans pass long-awaited tax reform bill

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House Republicans pass long-awaited tax reform bill

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) —  House Republicans successfully passed their wide-ranging tax plan Thursday, moving the party one step closer to reshaping the tax code by year’s end.The proposal, called the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, would add …

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Federal judge declares mistrial in Menendez’s corruption case

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Federal judge declares mistrial in Menendez’s corruption case

Eduardo Munoz Alvarez/Getty Images(NEWARK, N.J.) — A federal judge in New Jersey on Thursday declared a mistrial in the corruption case of Sen. Bob Menendez, D-N.J., after the jury indicated it was deadlocked on all counts.”We have each tried to look …

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Franken asks for ethics investigation after sexual misconduct accusation

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Franken asks for ethics investigation after sexual misconduct accusation

Mark Wilson/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Sen. Al Franken gave a lengthy apology and asked for an ethics investigation after a female radio host claimed he forcibly kissed her when they were performing together for troops overseas and that he made a lewd…

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