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Saturday, Dec 16, 2017 at 11:28 PM EST

'Fetus,' 'Transgender' Among 7 Banned Words at CDC: Report

'Fetus,' 'Transgender' Among 7 Banned Words at CDC: Report

The Trump administration reportedly banned staff of the nation's top health protection agency from using seven words or phrases in budget-related documents. But federal health officials on Saturday pushed...

Saturday, Dec 16, 2017 at 04:37 PM EST

Nev. Rep Under Investigation Says He Won't Seek Re-Election

Nev. Rep Under Investigation Says He Won't Seek Re-Election

First-term Democratic Congressman Ruben Kihuen of Nevada, who is at the center of sexual harassment allegations, announced Saturday he won't seek re-election. Kihuen's announcement came a day after the House...

Saturday, Dec 16, 2017 at 03:27 PM EST

San Francisco Honors Late San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee

San Francisco Honors Late San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee

As a string trio played, a long stream of mourners filed past the body of the late San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee to say goodbye to their leader of seven years. His body lay in repose in a closed casket draped with...

Saturday, Dec 16, 2017 at 08:14 PM EST

For GOP, Tax Bill's Most Visible Win May Be Averting Failure

For GOP, Tax Bill's Most Visible Win May Be Averting Failure

Despite the sheer size and society-spanning impact of the $1.5 trillion tax overhaul, the quickest and most potent political victory that Republicans would savor by pushing the bill through Congress next week...

Saturday, Dec 16, 2017 at 09:03 AM EST

Moore Tells Supporters 'Battle Is Not Over' in Ala. Race

Moore Tells Supporters 'Battle Is Not Over' in Ala. Race

Alabama Republican Roy Moore on Friday told supporters that the "battle is not over" in Alabama's Senate race even though President Donald Trump and others have called on him to concede. Moore sent a fundraisi...

Saturday, Dec 16, 2017 at 04:00 AM EST

What’s Next for Net Neutrality; When Will We See Change?

What’s Next for Net Neutrality; When Will We See Change?

After years of playing what internet service providers have likened to "regulatory ping-pong" with net neutrality rules, the game is still far from finished, NBC News reported. The attorneys general of New York...

Friday, Dec 15, 2017 at 11:38 PM EST

Border Arrests Surge, Erasing Much of Trump's Early Gains

Border Arrests Surge, Erasing Much of Trump's Early Gains

The U.S. government on Friday announced a seventh straight monthly increase in people being arrested or denied entry along the Mexican border, erasing much of the early gains of President Donald Trump's push to...

Saturday, Dec 16, 2017 at 04:12 AM EST

Highlights of GOP Compromise Bill to Overhaul Tax Code

Highlights of GOP Compromise Bill to Overhaul Tax Code

Republicans in Congress have blended separate tax bills passed by the House and Senate into compromise legislation that seeks to achieve a sweeping overhaul of the nation's tax code. GOP leaders are looking...

Friday, Dec 15, 2017 at 11:52 PM EST

Former Aide Accuses Virginia Rep. Scott of Sexual Misconduct

Former Aide Accuses Virginia Rep. Scott of Sexual Misconduct

A former aide to Rep. Bobby Scott on Friday accused the Virginia Democrat of sexual misconduct and said he fired her after she rebuffed his alleged advances, NBC News reported. At a press conference, Macherie...

Friday, Dec 15, 2017 at 02:45 PM EST

Rubio Says He Won't Support Current Tax Bill Without Changes

Rubio Says He Won't Support Current Tax Bill Without Changes

Senate Republicans can only afford to lose two votes, and five are in question. Senators Mike Lee and Marco Rubio are holding out to make more of the child tax credit refundable to low and middle income...

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