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Trump Accusers ‘Should Be Heard’: Ambassador Nikki Haley

Sunday, December 10th, 2017

U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said the women who have accused President Donald Trump of sexual misconduct have the right to speak up and be heard, NBC News reported.Haley appeared on…Photo Credit: AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File

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Republican Party ID Drops After Trump Election: Gallup

Sunday, December 10th, 2017

Since the last presidential election in November 2016, there has been a 5-point drop in the number of people who call themselves Republicans, NBC News reported.From November 2016 to November 2017, the…Photo Credit: AP Photo/Alex Brandon

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President Trump Endorses Roy Moore in Campaign Style Rally Friday

Saturday, December 9th, 2017

President Donald Trump held a campaign style rally in Pensacola, Florida, Friday night, where he endorsed Alabama GOP Senate Candidate Roy Moore and talked about global trade deals.

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Trump Will Not Speak Publicly at Civil Rights Museum Opening

Friday, December 8th, 2017

After his decision to attend stirred controversy and prompted plans of protests and boycotts, President Donald Trump will not speak publicly this weekend at the opening of a new civil rights museum in Jackson…Photo Credit: Rogelio V. Solis/AP

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Deputy National Security Adviser Set to Leave White House

Friday, December 8th, 2017

Deputy national security adviser Dina Powell is leaving the Trump administration early in 2018, the White House announced Friday, CNBC reported.Powell served under National Security Advisor Gen. H.R. McMaster.Photo Credit: Drew Angerer/Getty Images, File

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Roy Moore Accuser Says She Added Notes to Yearbook Message

Friday, December 8th, 2017

A woman who accused GOP Senate candidate Roy Moore of sexual assault is now saying that she added notes to the yearbook message she touted as proof that the two knew each other in the 70s, NBC News…Photo Credit: Getty Images, File

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Trump, Son Got Email Offering Hacked WikiLeaks Docs: Sources

Friday, December 8th, 2017

Then-candidate for president Donald Trump and his son Donald Trump Jr. received a mysterious email in September 2016 offering access to hacked WikiLeaks documents, two sources with direct knowledge told…Photo Credit: Charlie Riedel/AP

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GOP’s Tax Bill Could Nix Wildfire Tax Deduction

Friday, December 8th, 2017

With this week’s wildfires destroying hundreds of homes as they rampage across Southern California, Democrats are again chastising Republicans for eliminating a natural disaster deduction from the tax reform…Photo Credit: San Diego Fire Department via AP

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Moore Criticized for ‘Inhumane’ Resurfaced Slavery Comment

Friday, December 8th, 2017

Roy Moore, the Republican running for the U.S. Senate despite new sexual misconduct allegations, is facing backlash on a different front over a comment he made about slavery more than two months ago that…Photo Credit: AP Photo/Brynn Anderson This story uses functionality that may not work in our app. Click here to open the story in your web browser.

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After Slurring Words, Trump to Make Medical Exam Public: WH

Friday, December 8th, 2017

A day after President Donald Trump appeared to garble his words in a public address, the White House announced that Trump will have a physical exam early next year and make the results public, NBC News…Photo Credit: AP Photo/Evan Vucci

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First Lady Melania Trump Wishes to Spend Holidays on a Deserted Island

Friday, December 8th, 2017

First Lady Melania Trump visited a children’s hospital in Washington D.C. for a Christmastime visit, answering children’s questions and reading a story to them. When asked where she would want to go if…

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Franken Exit Could Be Game-Changer for Control of Senate

Friday, December 8th, 2017

Following Sen. Al Franken’s resignation announcement amid sexual misconduct allegations, Republicans and Democrats are hunting for top-tier candidates to run for the Senate seat, NBC News reported.Photo Credit: AP/Andrew Harnik

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GOP Rep. Trent Franks of Arizona Expected to Resign

Friday, December 8th, 2017

Eight-term Republican Rep. Trent Franks of Arizona is expected to resign Thursday, multiple Republican sources told NBC News.It is unclear exactly why Franks is stepping down.“We will have a statement a little…Photo Credit: Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images

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Clash in West Bank Follow US Decision on Israel’s capital

Thursday, December 7th, 2017

Palestinians clashed with Israeli troops in the wake of President Donald Trump’s controversial decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.

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Palestinians Protest While Netanyahu Hails Trump

Thursday, December 7th, 2017

Reacting to President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, Palestinians are protesting in cities across the West Bank and Gaza Strip while Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called…

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These Are the 5 Bills Now Key to the Future of ‘Dreamers’

Thursday, December 7th, 2017

President Donald Trump gave Congress six months to come up with a permanent solution for the immigration program Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, when he announced in September that he was ending…Photo Credit: CQ Roll Call

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Al Franken Announces Resignation From Senate

Thursday, December 7th, 2017

Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., says he is resigning from the Senate amid allegations of sexual misconduct.

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Democratic Lawmakers Say Sen. Franken Should Resign

Wednesday, December 6th, 2017

A number of Democratic senators called on Sen. Al Franken (D-MN) to resign, following multiple sexual harassment allegations. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) discussed her call for his resignation during a…Photo Credit: Zach Gibson/Bloomberg via Getty Images

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Trump Recognizes Jerusalem as Israel’s Capital, Delays Embassy Move

Wednesday, December 6th, 2017

The announcement broke with decades of policy and was opposed by Arab and European leaders.

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Deputy AG Rosenstein Says He’s Satisfied With Mueller’s Work

Wednesday, December 6th, 2017

The U.S. Department of Justice official who appointed special counsel Robert Mueller to investigate Russian efforts to influence the 2016 presidential election said he is satisfied with the special counsel’s…Photo Credit: NBC Washington

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Deputy AG Rosenstein Says He’s Satisfied With Mueller’s Work

Wednesday, December 6th, 2017

The U.S. Department of Justice official who appointed special counsel Robert Mueller to investigate Russian efforts to influence the 2016 presidential election said he is satisfied with the special counsel’s…Photo Credit: NBC Washington

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Trump Jerusalem Embassy Decision Expected Soon

Wednesday, December 6th, 2017

“I’m not going to get ahead of the president’s remarks that he’ll make tomorrow. He did speak with a number of leaders this morning and he’s going to continue to have conversations with relevant…

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Kirstjen Nielsen Confirmed as Homeland Security Secretary

Wednesday, December 6th, 2017

The Senate on Tuesday confirmed Deputy White House chief of staff Kirstjen Nielsen as Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security.

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Russian Lawyer Says Trump Jr. Asked for Clinton Info

Tuesday, December 5th, 2017

Donald Trump Jr. asked a Russian lawyer at the June 2016 Trump Tower meeting whether she had evidence of illegal donations to the Clinton Foundation, the lawyer told the Senate Judiciary Committee in answers to…Photo Credit: Charlie Riedel/AP

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Supreme Court Hands Trump Travel Ban Victory

Tuesday, December 5th, 2017

The Supreme Court has ruled the latest version of President Trump’s travel ban can go into effect while challenges are heard in lower court

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Supreme Court Taking Up Sports Betting Case

Tuesday, December 5th, 2017

The billions spent on legal sports betting in Las Vegas stays in Las Vegas. But the U.S. Supreme Court seemed prepared Monday to bust Nevada’s monopoly.Gov. Chris Christie of New Jersey challenged a federal…Photo Credit: AP/Julio Cortez

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Trump Scales Back 2 National Monuments in Utah

Monday, December 4th, 2017

President Donald Trump signed an order scaling back nearly 2 million acres of federally protected land from two national monuments in Utah, Bears Ears and Grand-Staircase Escalante.Photo Credit: Getty Images

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Supreme Court Allows Full Enforcement of Trump Travel Ban

Monday, December 4th, 2017

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday handed a victory to President Donald Trump by allowing his latest travel ban targeting people from six Muslim-majority countries to go into full effect even as legal challenges…Photo Credit: AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta

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Australian Lawmaker Proposes During Same-Sex Marriage Debate

Monday, December 4th, 2017

Lawmaker Tim Wilson ended a speech arguing for same-sex marriage in Australia’s Parliament by proposing to his partner, who was seated in the public gallery.

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Trump: ‘I Feel Badly for General Flynn’

Monday, December 4th, 2017

President Donald Trump defended his former national security adviser Michael Flynn, who pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI last week, as the president prepared to travel to Utah on Monday, Dec.Photo Credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images, File

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