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The Republican tax bill is done, according to two sources involved in the process.
Both President Donald Trump and his former chief political strategist Steve Bannon are urging Roy Moore to concede, as the defiant Republican Senate candidate refuses to admit defeat to Democrat Doug Jones.
Our weekly roundup of the news, notes and chatter about the prospects for the next Democratic presidential race:
Democratic Rep. Ruben Kihuen is being investigated by the House Ethics Committee following allegations of sexual misconduct from two women.
Could the next Roy Moore be awaiting Republicans in Arizona or Nevada?
A Justice Department official with ties to Fusion GPS, the opposition research firm behind the controversial Trump dossier, is expected to be interviewed Monday by the Senate Intelligence Committee, according to a source with knowledge of the interview.
First lady Melania Trump's popularity continues to climb, according to a new poll out Friday.
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson told the UN Security Council on Friday that North Korea must cease all threatening behavior before talks with the US can begin, omitting to mention his earlier offer of talks without preconditions.
Ady Barkan, a young father who recently learned he has ALS, writes that the GOP tax plan would throw life-sustaining Medicare insurance into jeopardy: it would raise the deficit by more than $1 trillion, automatically triggering cuts that would devastate our country's safety net.
A former congressional aide Friday accused Rep. Bobby Scott, D-Va., of sexually harassing her and claimed she was fired and blackballed from further work on Capitol Hill when she refused his advances.
The House Ethics Committee confirmed Friday it has opened an investigation into Nevada Democratic Rep. Ruben Kihuen tied to allegations of sexual misconduct.
Bruce Ohr, the former associate deputy attorney general who was demoted at the Justice Department in the wake of revelations about undisclosed meetings he had with officials from Fusion GPS, is expected on Monday to testify in a closed-door hearing before the Senate Intelligence Committee, two sources told Fox News.
Senior Trump administration officials are outlining their views that Jerusalem's Western Wall will ultimately be declared a part of Israel.
A female former executive running for Congress in Kansas has dropped out of the race over a 2005 federal lawsuit in which she was accused of sexually harassing a male employee whom she supervised.
Legal powerhouse Lisa Bloom tried to line up big paydays for women who were willing to accuse President Trump of sexual misconduct during the final months of last year’s election, according to an explosive report.
A lawyer nominated by President Donald Trump to be a federal judge has become an internet sensation after having difficulty answering basic legal questions.
America's top diplomat stepped back Friday from his offer of unconditional talks with North Korea, telling world powers the nuclear-armed nation must earn the right to negotiate with the United States.
President Trump on Friday predicted Congress would pass a sweeping bill to reform the country’s tax system next week, as several Republican holdouts said they would back the overhaul.
The four-pound brass lock burglars picked to break into the Democratic National Committee’s headquarters at the Watergate Complex in 1972 sold at auction Thursday night for $62,500.
In remarks to the FBI National Academy that also touched on immigration and violent crime, Trump called himself a "true friend and loyal champion" of police.
Hours before House and Senate Republicans plan to release their joint tax bill, Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., gave their efforts a boost after announcing his support in response to late changes to its child tax credit.
President Donald Trump declined to say Friday if he had ruled out pardoning his former national security adviser for lying to the FBI.
Since the massacre in Newtown, no federal legislation has passed to tighten gun control laws, though advocates have seen success on the state level.
After Washington ultimately resolves its battle over government funding, it's very likely that attention turns away from Capitol Hill to the campaign trail.
A roundup of the most important political news stories of the day
The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee has raised twice as much money online this year as they did in all of 2015, officials tell NBC News
The tax bill being fought over in Congress kills the individual mandate - the unpopular Obamacare provision that required everyone to buy health insurance.
State attorneys general said they would sue to overturn the FCC's vote to roll back "net neutrality" as advocates said the decision threatens the open internet.
The departure of Omarosa Manigault Newman from her White House post has brought with it questions about diversity, or lack thereof, in the Trump administration.
The tax bill compromise could be unveiled on Friday.
Rep. Matt Gaetz recently traveled with President Trump aboard Air Force One.
The U.S. secretary of state said, "The president's policy on North Korea is quite clear."
The U.S. secretary of state said, "The president's policy on North Korea is quite clear."
President Trump, addressing reporters this morning, said people are "very, very angry" with the Federal Bureau of Investigations and the Department of Justice over revelations of alleged political bias in their ranks.
Florida Sen. Marco Rubio announced he will vote no on the bill, a major priority for the GOP and President Trump, unless it further expands the child tax credit.
The Obama Justice Department also let reporters see documents sent to the Hill.
“It has been very, very challenging being the only African-American woman."
President Trump will visit an FBI whose reputation he recently slammed as "in tatters" amid heightened scrutiny of his campaign's alleged ties to Russia.
In both photos, the couples are surrounded by Christmas trees and garlands.
Reporters pressed the attorney general on whether he agrees with the president's assessment
Andrea Ramsey called the allegations that she harassed and retaliated against a male employee "a lie" in a Facebook post
He also said that criminals who kill police should receive the death penalty
Tillerson and McMaster have insisted Tillerson said all along that North Korea must first alter its behavior, despite Tillerson's earlier comments that talks could begin "without preconditions"
Kihuen has been accused of sexually harassing a former campaign staff member
"We cannot envision any situation under which the Western Wall would not be a part of Israel," a senior administration official told reporters Friday
President Trump delivered a speech at the FBI National Academy graduation ceremony, and told law enforcement officers he has their back "100 pecent." He also said criminals who kill police should receive the death penalty. Watch his remarks.
Mr. Trump will participate Friday morning for the FBI National Academy graduation at the FBI Academy in Quantico, Virginia
Washington Post associate editor Bob Woodward, a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist well-known for his coverage of the Watergate scandal with Carl Bernstein, joins "CBS This Morning" from Washington to discuss the latest political news.
Rebecca Johnson, wife of a Republican lawmaker in Kentucky who killed himself, says she will seek to replace him in the state legislature
During a speech to FBI Academy graduates on Dec. 15, President Trump asked "What the hell is going on in Chicago?"
President Trump weighed in on Russia and North Korea on Dec. 15.
During a speech to FBI Academy graduates on Dec. 15, President Trump cited attacks on police and "anti-police sentiment," saying "Criminals who kill police officers should get the death penalty."
This is thanks in part to a widening partisan gulf.
President Trump takes a jab at the Obama administration, while talking to FBI graduates on Dec. 15 about militarizing the local police.
President Trump praised the GOP tax plan on Dec. 15, said that the child tax credit is "increasing on a daily basis," and said Democrats have "done nothing" for children.
President Trump answered questions about Alabama's Republican candidate Roy Moore on Dec. 15.
Bob Casey’s call for the president to step down has become a flash point in the Pennsylvania Senate race.
The move is part of a new front in feud between Trump officials and press.
President Trump said on Dec. 14 that the FBI is "a very sad thing to watch," but pledged to rebuild the agency to make it "bigger and better than ever."
A federal judge in Philadelphia allowed an Obama-era rule, generally requiring employers and insurers to pay for contraceptive costs, to continue.
Senators Marco Rubio of Florida and Bob Corker of Tennessee said they will support the Republican tax bill, moving the legislation closer to passage.
Mr. Trump stepped up his criticism of some F.B.I. agents helping to investigate possible Russian involvement in his campaign, calling it a “very sad thing to watch.”
Ms. Ramsey, a newcomer to politics, was running to unseat a Republican. She denies that she harassed a male subordinate, as alleged in a 2005 lawsuit.
Writers from across the political spectrum on the vote Thursday by the Federal Communications Commission to dismantle Obama-era rules on net neutrality.
With key interviews shoehorned into next week before the holiday break, the House Intelligence Committee appears to be rushing its Russia probe to an end.
The nominee, Matthew S. Petersen, was unable to answer basic legal questions during a hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee.
Roy S. Moore’s loss in Alabama has stirred up fresh worry that Republicans are again descending again into Tea Party-type spasms of self-defeating rage.
The Education Department delayed an Obama-era regulation pressing school districts to address the disproportionate number of minorities in special education.
Countries whose citizens can visit the United States without a visa must step up their information sharing and put in effect other security measurements, American officials said.
No, foreign leaders can’t use the diversity visa lottery to send their "worst of the worst" – regardless of what the president claims
A former campaign staffer and a lobbyist have said Rep. Ruben Kihuen propositioned them for sex, touched them inappropriately and/or sent lewd text messages.
But they insist they didn't give that a thought.
"Democrats are expected to act and then Republicans do not follow. They claim they will follow, but they don’t follow.” a Democratic lawmaker said.
He promoted anti-immigration and tough-on-crime policies.
Their fight must become ours as well.
"I’m not really sure.”
You might not even know you're helping.
Democrat Jones won the Alabama seat, but Moore has refused to accept the result.
"I don't want to talk about pardons for Michael Flynn yet."
The administration's decision to reverse President Barack Obama's expansion of the H-1B program has been met with criticism by advocates for cheap foreign white-collar labor.
YouTube took down a video featuring FCC chairman Ajit Pai making the case for Title II repeal earlier today, only to restore it several hours later.
Head of the Catholic community in Gaza Emanuel Mussalm has called for civil disobedience in Jerusalem in response to U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to recognize the city as Israel's capital.
An official with the House Ethics Committee is embroiled in an ongoing lawsuit that charges him with mistreating women.
Newly arrived migrants should learn more about the Holocaust in their integration lessons, a German politician has said as Europe experiences a rising tide of anti-Semitic incidents. Reuters reports: More emphasis should be placed on the Holocaust in integration courses for migrants, Germany’s justice minister said, reflecting heightened unease among leading politicians about a spate of anti-Semitic acts including Israeli flag burnings. More than a million migrants have arrived in Germany in the last three years, many of them fleeing conflict in the Middle East, causing concern that anti-Semitism could increase. German police have reported protesters setting Israeli flags ablaze and using anti-Semitic slogans in Berlin and other cities in demonstrations against U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. In a piece for weekly magazine Der Spiegel, Justice Minister Heiko Maas wrote that the Holocaust, in which the Nazis killed six million Jews, and its significance needed to become an even more important part of integration courses and migrants should be tested on it in the examination at the end of their course. Read more at Reuters
German researcher and historian Günther Jikeli has found that anti-Semitic attitudes are common among asylum seekers as the federal government's Facebook page was inundated with anti-Semitic messages this week.
In what is being described as a "trainwreck" interview with the Rolling Stone's Peter Travers, Downsizing star Matt Damon excused Sen. Al Franken's (D-MN) alleged serial-groping as a "terrible joke."
The illegal immigrant charged with felony possession of a firearm instead of the murder of Kate Steinle is now seeking to have his felony possession charges thrown out.
Will Smith delved into politics at a press event for his latest film Bright this week, calling the country's current political environment a "natural reaction" to what he described as the more favorable years of Barack Obama's presidency.
Efforts to lift legal constraints on the policial speech of churches and other nonprofits as part of the tax overhaul were blocked Thursday by a ruling from the Senate parliamentarian.