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  • newFranken and Franks resign as misconduct charges batter Congress

    Franken and Franks resign as misconduct charges batter Congress

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Democratic Senator Al Franken announced his resignation on Thursday after facing a series of sexual misconduct allegations, and Republican Representative Trent Franks also said he was stepping down as he too was hit with e…
    - 1 hour ago, 8 Dec 17, 12:55am -
  • newRep. Franks to resign after staff members' complaints of harassment

    Rep. Franks to resign after staff members' complaints of harassment

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican U.S. Representative Trent Franks said on Thursday he would resign after two female staffers complained that he had discussed surrogacy with them.
    - 1 hour ago, 8 Dec 17, 12:53am -
  • newAide tries to refocus U.S. tax debate after Trump's corporate rate remark

    Aide tries to refocus U.S. tax debate after Trump's corporate rate remark

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump's weekend remark about a scaled-back tax cut for corporations sparked behind-the-scenes debate in the U.S. Congress, with a White House aide trying on Thursday to minimize the impact of the president's co…
    - 4 hours ago, 7 Dec 17, 10:02pm -
  • newCongress averts government shutdown for now

    Congress averts government shutdown for now

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Congress moved rapidly on Thursday to send President Donald Trump a short-term funding bill to avert a government shutdown this weekend, leaving fights over budget priorities and a range of other controversial issues f…
    - 5 hours ago, 7 Dec 17, 9:17pm -
  • newCivil rights pioneer to eschew museum opening after Trump says will attend

    Civil rights pioneer to eschew museum opening after Trump says will attend

    (Reuters) - Longtime U.S. congressman from Georgia John Lewis, who marched with Martin Luther King Jr. in the 1960s, said on Thursday that he would not attend the opening of the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum this weekend because President Donald Tr…
    - 5 hours ago, 7 Dec 17, 9:15pm -

The Washington Times

  • newIn Franken's fall, sudden Senate pickup chance for GOP
    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Minnesota Sen. Al Franken's departure from the Senate solves one problem for Democrats, demonstrating their will to push out one of their own when sexual harassment allegations pile up. Now they must worry about keeping one mor…
    - 55 mins ago, 8 Dec 17, 1:02am -
  • newCongressional lawmakers feeling outside heat as tax bill nears finish
    With final passage in sight, advocacy groups on both sides in the tax fight are pouring millions of dollars into advertising and pressure campaigns to alternately thank or threaten swing Republicans on Capitol Hill. American Action Network, a conserv…
    - 4 hours ago, 7 Dec 17, 10:23pm -
  • newWisconsin Republicans caught in 'secret investigation'
    When people in Washington dismiss complaints about a special counsel's "witch hunt" investigation with broad powers and no accountability, they should consider what happened in Wisconsin. Wisconsin's attorney general, a Republican, is recommending di…
    - 4 hours ago, 7 Dec 17, 9:49pm -
  • newThe Latest: Alaska House speaker takes issue with senator
    JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) - The Latest on allegations of wrongdoing against an Alaska state senator (all times local): 4:10 p.m. The speaker of the Alaska House says state Sen. David Wilson crossed a line by using a news conference to "chastise" people who…
    - 6 hours ago, 7 Dec 17, 8:14pm -
  • newInside the Beltway: Libertarians gear up for 2018, poised to woo millennials
    A recent NBC News poll revealed that 71 percent of millennials — now considered to be the nation's largest potential voting bloc — pine for a third political party. There are an estimated 75 million Americans aged 18-34; their beliefs, sentiments…
    - 6 hours ago, 7 Dec 17, 8:05pm -

Drudge Report

  • newUSA to skip?

    USA to skip?

    USA to skip? (Second column, 4th story, link) Related stories:Lindsey Vonn: I won't be representing President at Olympics...
    - 2 mins ago, 8 Dec 17, 1:55am -
  • newNKOREA: WAR UNAVOIDABLE...

    NKOREA: WAR UNAVOIDABLE...

    NKOREA: WAR UNAVOIDABLE... (Second column, 5th story, link) Related stories:F-35 Could Intercept ICBM...
    - 2 mins ago, 8 Dec 17, 1:55am -
  • newAPPLE poised for $47 billion windfall...

    APPLE poised for $47 billion windfall...

    APPLE poised for $47 billion windfall... (Third column, 11th story, link) Related stories:Tax plan gives BILLION$ to AMAZONFACEBOOKGOOGLE?Just as... millions of Americans would lose mortgage, gift write-offs...
    - 2 mins ago, 8 Dec 17, 1:55am -
  • newTax plan gives BILLION$ to AMAZONFACEBOOKGOOGLE?

    Tax plan gives BILLION$ to AMAZONFACEBOOKGOOGLE?

    Tax plan gives BILLION$ to AMAZONFACEBOOKGOOGLE? (Third column, 10th story, link) Related stories:APPLE poised for $47 billion windfall...Just as... millions of Americans would lose mortgage, gift write-offs...
    - 2 mins ago, 8 Dec 17, 1:55am -
  • newJust as... millions of Americans would lose mortgage, gift write-offs...

    Just as... millions of Americans would lose mortgage, gift write-offs...

    Just as... millions of Americans would lose mortgage, gift write-offs... (Third column, 12th story, link) Related stories:Tax plan gives BILLION$ to AMAZONFACEBOOKGOOGLE?APPLE poised for $47 billion windfall...
    - 2 mins ago, 8 Dec 17, 1:55am -

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