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McConnell unveils wish list to attach to spending…

The Senate's top Republican has announced a lengthy wish list that he hopes to attach to a must-do spending bill this week, but there's no agreement with the chamber's Democrats and little time to waste

Final GOP tax bill: What’s in and What’s out

GOP lawmakers gear up to vote on massive tax reform: From child credits to corporate tax, here’s what’s in and what’s out.

Federal Judge Resigns After Sexual Misconduct…

At least 15 women have accused Alex Kozinski of inappropriate sexual comments or conduct.

A Few Senators Reportedly Want Franken To Reverse…

Politico reports Sen. Joe Manchin is one of at least four senators urging Al Franken to reconsider his resignation.

The Latest: Sen. Collins says she'll vote for GOP tax bill

Maine Republican Sen. Susan Collins says she'll vote for her party's tax bill this week

Trump doctrine: Economic security is national…

President Donald Trump declared a new national security strategy on Monday, stressing the "America first" message of his 2016 campaign.

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Putin thanks Trump by phone for help thwarting…

Van Hipp offers insight on the phone call between the world leaders.

McCain's Absence Probably Won't Hurt The GOP's…

Sen. John McCain is in Arizona recovering from his brain cancer treatment. And it looks like he won't be back in time for the final GOP tax bill vote.

Putin Thanks Trump After Thwarted Bombing Plot In…

The CIA reportedly passed on information that helped Russian authorities prevent a planned terrorist attack.

Accused state lawmaker to 'step back' from US House bid

A Pennsylvania state senator who is the subject of allegations that he behaved inappropriately toward female employees and campaign aides says he'll "step back" from his campaign for a U.S. House seat

GOP senators: Sen. Corker did not add provision…

Republicans are rallying to GOP Sen. Bob Corker's defense, rejecting a report that the Tennessee lawmaker stealthily tucked a provision into the massive tax package to benefit himself financially and then reversed course to back the bill

Bruce Ohr to face questions from Senate on Fusion…

Former associate deputy attorney general to testify about undisclosed meetings he had with the company that commissioned the anti-Trump dossier; Kevin Corke reports.

Trump Transition Lawyer Accuses Mueller Of…

But the government agency in charge of those emails said no privacy could be expected.

Rep. Ruben Kihuen Won't Seek Re-election Amid…

Rep. Ruben Kihuen denies sexual misconduct allegations against him but said in a statement they're keeping him from pursuing re-election.

Tax bill bars deducting payouts to sexual misconduct victims

The final version of GOP tax bill will make any confidential settlements or payouts stemming from sexual misconduct allegations non-tax deductible

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Romania: Judges hold protests over legal system…

Hundreds of Romanian judges, prosecutors stage multi-city protests over planned changes to legal system

Corker seeking clarity on last-minute provision…

Republican senator claims he wasn't aware of the new provision that could potentially benefit him financially; Peter Doocy reports from Capitol Hill.

Roy Moore Isn't Giving Up On Alabama's US Senate…

Moore says the fight is "not over" and is raising money to investigate voter fraud.

The GOP Dropped Its Controversial Grad School Tax…

The tax would have counted tuition wavers as taxable income.

Trump judge pick who drew ridicule after hearing withdraws

A Trump judicial nominee whose inability to answer basic legal questions at his confirmation hearing made him the subject of widespread ridicule has withdrawn, the White House says

Sarah Palin's son Track arrested on domestic…

Police arrested the oldest son of former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin on charges related to domestic violence for the second time in as many years

Sen. Manchin on why he won't vote for Republicans…

The Democrat lays out his biggest concerns with the bill and reacts to the 'hypocritical' ousting of Sen. Al Franken.

Arrests And Detainments Along The US-Mexico…

Apprehensions along the U.S. southern border are at a seven-month high.

The CDC May Not Be Able To Use These 7 Words In…

It isn't actually uncommon for certain terminology and rhetoric to be removed from or avoided in government documents.

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Judicial Nominee Pulls Name After '2 Worst Minutes' on TV

Last week Matthew Petersen was on his way to becoming a judge on the US District Court for the District of Columbia. Then Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse tweeted a video of Petersen at his Judiciary Committee hearing failing to answer a series of basic legal questions from Republican Sen. John Kennedy,...

The Latest: Some in graduation crowd boo, turn…

Students graduating from the University of Baltimore are protesting the appearance of U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos at their commencement ceremony

Napolitano: Mueller did not wrongly obtain Trump…

The Fox News senior judicial analyst explains how the process works after outcry from the Trump transition group.