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Wednesday, Dec 13, 2017 at 07:59 AM PST

Anderson Cooper: Trump Taunt on Twitter Wasn't From Me

Anderson Cooper: Trump Taunt on Twitter Wasn't From Me

CNN's Anderson Cooper said Wednesday that someone had "gained access" to his Twitter account and sent out a tweet calling President Donald Trump a "pathetic loser." The taunt from Cooper's verified account came...

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Ex-'Apprentice' Star Omarosa to Tell All About White House

Ex-'Apprentice' Star Omarosa to Tell All About White House

Former "Apprentice" star Omarosa is putting the White House on notice as she makes her exit: She has "quite a story to tell" about her time in President Donald Trump's administration and "the world will want to...

Wednesday, Dec 13, 2017 at 11:19 AM PST

Reported Schumer Sex Suit Is 'Completely False': Ex-Staffer

Reported Schumer Sex Suit Is 'Completely False': Ex-Staffer

A former staffer for Sen. Chuck Schumer said a draft of a sexual harassment lawsuit naming the Senate minority leader and purporting that she was the accuser is "completely false." Schumer also described the...

Wednesday, Dec 13, 2017 at 05:58 AM PST

Gillibrand Confirms She Saw Trump Tweet as Sexual Reference

Gillibrand Confirms She Saw Trump Tweet as Sexual Reference

When President Donald Trump tweeted that Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand had begged him for campaign contributions and would "do anything" for them, the New York Democrat interpreted it as a reference to sex, she...

Wednesday, Dec 13, 2017 at 07:29 AM PST

Black Voter Turnout, Allegations Doomed Moore: Exit Poll

Black Voter Turnout, Allegations Doomed Moore: Exit Poll

The allegations of sexual misconduct against Roy Moore and a Democratic surge boosted by high African-Americans turnout led Doug Jones to his projected election upset win in Alabama, NBC News' exit polls...

Wednesday, Dec 13, 2017 at 10:20 AM PST

Trump Bet on Moore Brings Biting Projected Defeat: Analysis

Trump Bet on Moore Brings Biting Projected Defeat: Analysis

Rarely has a sitting president rallied behind such a scandal-plagued candidate the way Donald Trump did with Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore. And rarely has that bet appeared to fail so spectacularly. Moore...

Wednesday, Dec 13, 2017 at 03:08 PM PST

GOP Says It's Got a Deal on Taxes; Cuts Coming for Next Year

GOP Says It's Got a Deal on Taxes; Cuts Coming for Next Year

Confident congressional Republicans forged an agreement Wednesday on a major overhaul of the nation's tax laws that would provide generous tax cuts for corporations and the wealthiest Americans — Donald Trump...

Wednesday, Dec 13, 2017 at 09:53 AM PST

Minnesota's Lt. Gov. Tapped to Replace Franken in Senate

Minnesota's Lt. Gov. Tapped to Replace Franken in Senate

Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton appointed Lt. Gov. Tina Smith on Wednesday to fill fellow Democrat Al Franken's Senate seat until a special election in November, setting up his longtime and trusted adviser for a...

Tuesday, Dec 12, 2017 at 10:28 PM PST

In Stunning Upset, Jones Is Apparent Winner of Ala. Senate Race

In Stunning Upset, Jones Is Apparent Winner of Ala. Senate Race

Democrat Doug Jones is the apparent winner of the Alabama Senate race. Jones’ win is an upset in a deep red state that has not had a Democrat in the Senate in 25 years.

Tuesday, Dec 12, 2017 at 09:03 PM PST

Senators React to Jones' Victory in Alabama Senate Race

Senators React to Jones' Victory in Alabama Senate Race

Senators took to social media after Doug Jones was the apparent winner to the U.S. Senate on Tuesday, with many Democrats calling it a political setback for President Donald Trump. "Congratulations to my friend...

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