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Monday, Nov 20, 2017 at 06:45 PM EST

New Allegation Against Franken, This Time Met With Silence

New Allegation Against Franken, This Time Met With Silence

A second woman has accused Minnesota Sen. Al Franken of improper conduct, saying he put his hand on her bottom as they posed for a picture at the Minnesota State Fair in 2010 — after he had begun his career...

Monday, Nov 20, 2017 at 09:53 AM EST

More Consumers Finding Free or Cheap 'Obamacare' Coverage

More Consumers Finding Free or Cheap 'Obamacare' Coverage

Consumers are getting the word that taxpayer-subsidized health plans are widely available for next year for no monthly premium or little cost, and marketing companies say they're starting to see an impact on...

Monday, Nov 20, 2017 at 11:14 AM EST

Scaramucci Says Don't Rule Out Beltway Return

Scaramucci Says Don't Rule Out Beltway Return

Washington may not have seen the last of "The Mooch." Anthony Scaramucci, the short-lived White House communications chief who was forced out after just 11 days on the job, said in an interview on Monday...

Monday, Nov 20, 2017 at 09:05 AM EST

Moore Accuser Details How Ala. Senate Candidate 'Seduced Me'

Moore Accuser Details How Ala. Senate Candidate 'Seduced Me'

The woman who alleges that Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore had sexual contact with her when she was 14 and he was 32 says she feels "like a weight has been lifted" since she came forward, after waiting for...

Monday, Nov 20, 2017 at 07:48 AM EST

Delegate-Elect Danica Roem Attends AMAs With Demi Lovato

Delegate-Elect Danica Roem Attends AMAs With Demi Lovato

One of Virginia's newly elected lawmakers has made a red carpet appearance at the American Music Awards.

Monday, Nov 20, 2017 at 11:33 AM EST

Keystone XL Pipeline Clears Last Major Regulatory Hurdle

Keystone XL Pipeline Clears Last Major Regulatory Hurdle

A Nebraska commission has approved an alternative Keystone XL route through the state, removing the last regulatory hurdle to the $8 billion oil pipeline project. The decision Monday could have a big impact on...

Monday, Nov 20, 2017 at 07:06 PM EST

Trump Promises Americans 'Huge Tax Cut' for Christmas

Trump Promises Americans 'Huge Tax Cut' for Christmas

President Donald Trump on Monday promised a tax overhaul by Christmas, even as a nonpartisan tax analysis group said the Senate package would leave half of taxpayers facing higher levies by 2027. Speaking...

Sunday, Nov 19, 2017 at 11:36 AM EST

Trump 'Doesn't Know Who to Believe' About Moore: Mulvaney

Trump 'Doesn't Know Who to Believe' About Moore: Mulvaney

Mick Mulvaney, the director of the White House Office of Management and Budget, defended President Donald Trump for his silence on the sexual allegations against Roy Moore, saying Trump "doesn't know who to...

Sunday, Nov 19, 2017 at 12:27 PM EST

Trump Era Sparks New Debate About Nuclear War Authority

Trump Era Sparks New Debate About Nuclear War Authority

It's hard to overstate how thoroughly the U.S. military has prepared for doomsday — the day America gets into a nuclear shooting war. No detail seems to have been overlooked. There's even a designated "safe...

Sunday, Nov 19, 2017 at 03:54 AM EST

Moore Critic: Alabama Senate Race a Battle for Nation's Soul

Moore Critic: Alabama Senate Race a Battle for Nation's Soul

A leading figure among religious liberals says the candidacy of Republican Roy Moore for U.S. Senate is a struggle for the "soul of the nation." The remarks Saturday by the Rev. William J. Barber come a day...

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