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Thursday, Dec 14, 2017 at 03:32 AM PST

Undeterred Bannon Under Siege From GOP After Alabama Loss

Undeterred Bannon Under Siege From GOP After Alabama Loss

Former White House strategist Steve Bannon is catching blame from fellow Republicans for coughing up a safe Senate seat in deep-red Alabama and foisting damaging political advice on President Donald Trump....

Thursday, Dec 14, 2017 at 05:20 PM PST

Rubio Defection Threatens GOP's Slim Majority on Tax Bill

Rubio Defection Threatens GOP's Slim Majority on Tax Bill

The Republicans' razor-thin margin for driving their sweeping tax package through the Senate was thrown into jeopardy Thursday when GOP Sen. Marco Rubio declared he will vote against it unless negotiators expand...

Wednesday, Dec 13, 2017 at 02:51 PM PST

Obamacare Sign-Ups Surge; Enrollment Likely Down Next Year

Obamacare Sign-Ups Surge; Enrollment Likely Down Next Year

Over 1 million people chose insurance through the federal health care exchange last week as open enrollment approaches its Dec. 15 deadline. But the total number is likely to fall short of last year, which...

Wednesday, Dec 13, 2017 at 02:56 PM PST

Watch: Biden Consoles Daughter of Ailing Sen. John McCain

Watch: Biden Consoles Daughter of Ailing Sen. John McCain

Former Vice President Joe Biden sought to console the daughter of ailing Sen. John McCain after she began crying while discussing her father's battle with brain cancer on ABC's "The View." Meghan McCain, a...

Wednesday, Dec 13, 2017 at 11:04 AM PST

Trump Pitches Tax Bill for Families, Businesses

Trump Pitches Tax Bill for Families, Businesses

President Donald Trump pitched a tax cut bill drafted by GOP lawmakers, claiming it will bring money back from offshore accounts while giving families a modest tax cut of $2,000. Democratic lawmakers, meanwhile,...

Wednesday, Dec 13, 2017 at 02:34 PM PST

Deputy AG Defends Mueller, Sees No Cause for Firing Him

Deputy AG Defends Mueller, Sees No Cause for Firing Him

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, facing congressional questions about anti-Donald Trump text messages exchanged between two FBI officials assigned to the Russia probe, defended special counsel Robert...

Wednesday, Dec 13, 2017 at 08:32 AM PST

Alabama Republican Rep. Mo Brooks Discloses Cancer Diagnosis

Alabama Republican Rep. Mo Brooks Discloses Cancer Diagnosis

Republican Rep. Mo Brooks says he has prostate cancer. The four-term Alabama lawmaker made the announcement Wednesday on the House Floor. In an interview, he said he will undergo treatment and was optimistic...

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...

Thursday, Dec 14, 2017 at 04:09 PM PST

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...

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