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AP-NORC Poll: 52 percent say country worse off…

Americans are painting a pessimistic view of the country and President Donald Trump as 2017 comes to a close

What's out and what's in the final tax package?

Peter Doocy breaks down the overhaul plan for 'Special Report.'

A Federal Judge Blocked The Trump…

The judge said the Affordable Care Act doesn't allow the government to create "sweeping exemptions" to its contraception mandate.

US: North Korea Must 'Earn Its Way Back To The…

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson told the United Nations on Friday that North Korea must stop its "threatening behavior" before talks can begin.

Trump calls wife of hospitalized Sen. John McCain

President Donald Trump has called the wife of John McCain as the Arizona senator is hospitalized for cancer treatments

'This is happening': GOP revels in…

Republicans working to execute their first major legislative achievement of Donald Trump's presidency appear to have secured the votes to pass a massive tax overhaul that Trump hoped to present to the American people for Christmas

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Judicial nominee's struggles at Senate hearing go…

Raw video: Matthew Petersen, a member of the Federal Election Commission who has been nominated for a judgeship on the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, struggles to answer Sen. Kennedy during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing.

The House And The Senate Just Revealed Their…

Both chambers are expected to vote on the bill Monday and Tuesday. Lawmakers hope to send it to President Donald Trump's desk by Christmas.

House Ethics Committee Launches Fourth…

The committee is now investigating Reps. Ruben Kihuen, John Conyers, Trent Franks and Blake Farenthold.

AP FACT CHECK: Trump denies knowing women he met

AP FACT CHECK: Trump has denied ever meeting women who have accused him of unwanted sexual advances, but an Associated Press Fact Check finds that claim is implausible at best

GOP Tax Bill Scraps Alimony Deductions

America's biggest tax law overhaul in more than 30 years contains a provision that some experts say is going to make divorce a more difficult process—especially for lower-income couples. The final version of the Republican tax plan removes the tax deduction for alimony payments, which are support payments generally...

Sen. Grassley calls for greater scrutiny of…

The Senate Judiciary chair wants more information about the anti-Trump messages exchanged between the FBI agent and lawyer Lisa Page, as well as, their communications with FBI Deputy Director McCabe; Catherine Herridge goes in-depth for 'Special Report.'

2 Senate Republican Holdouts Say They're A 'Yes…

Sen. Bob Corker and Sen. Marco Rubio opposed the bill for different reasons, but both say they've gotten on board with the plan.

GOP Senator Says 'All Bets Are Off' If North…

Sen. Lindsey Graham said he thinks there's a 3 in 10 chance the Trump administration goes for a military option with North Korea.

After Alabama, abortion may be backseat issue in 2018 races

Both Democratic and Republican operatives say abortion may take a backseat to other issues in 2018 now that conservative Alabama has elected a Democrat who supports abortion rights

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For the CDC, These 7 Words Are Off Limits

They're not exactly on par with George Carlin's famous list , but the CDC now has a list of forbidden words all its own. That is, the White House has told the health agency not to use the words in any budget documents being prepared for next year, reports the Washington...

Trump declares support for law enforcement at FBI…

The president reiterated his backing despite slamming the agency for apparent bias in the Clinton email investigation and ongoing Russia probe; Kevin Corke has more for 'Special Report.'

Why Paul Ryan Might Decide To Retire In 2018

Paul Ryan shut down reports that he'll retire next year, but there are lots of reasons he might be considering it.

Marco Rubio Says He's A 'No' On The Tax Bill…

If Senate Republicans lose two more votes, the bill will likely be unable to pass.

Health law sign-up deadline extended for some people

After a rush of last-minute sign-ups, the Trump administration says it's extending the deadline for some people to finish health insurance applications for next year under the Affordable Care Act

Moore tells supporters 'battle is not over' in…

Republican Roy Moore is telling supporters "the battle is not over" in Alabama's Senate race as he asks for campaign donations and any reports of voting irregularities

Report: Lisa Bloom sought donor cash for Trump…

The Hill reported Friday that Bloom worked with campaign donors and tabloid media outlets to arrange compensation for the alleged victims and a commission for herself.

Rep. Farenthold Not Seeking Re-election After…

House Speaker Paul Ryan announced Rep. Blake Farenthold will retire after his current term.

Pence Is Pushing Back His Trip To Israel

The vice president is sticking around for the expected vote on Republicans' tax overhaul. His presence there could be crucial.

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For GOP, tax bill's most visible win may be averting failure

The most potent political victory that Republicans would savor by pushing their tax bill through Congress next week may well be what it averts _ another big GOP legislative failure in the age of Trump

Commuters lose transit, parking, biking benefits…

Count commuters among the losers in the Republican tax bill that the House and Senate are expected to vote on next week

Rep. John Ratcliffe on finalizing the GOP tax bill

Texas congressman provides insight on 'Your World.'