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FILE - In this Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2017 file photo, Sen. Ben Sasse, R-Neb., speaks during a legislative summit featuring Nebraska's elected Congressional and House officials, in Ashland, Neb. Sasse says Republican leaders are overstating how much passing tax-cut legislation can protect their party in next year's elections. The Nebraska Republican, who addressed an evangelical conservative group Saturday night, Nov. 18, 2017, told reporters after his speech that he likes the tax bill moving in the Senate. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik, File)
GOP's Sasse likes tax bill, but won't call it key to 2018Nebraska Sen. Ben Sasse tells Iowa conservatives that Republican leaders are overstating how much passing tax-cut legislation can protect the party in next year's elections
The Associated Press6 hours ago
This Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017 photo shows the Washington office of the Palestine Liberation Organization. On Saturday, Palestinians threatened to suspend all communication with the United States if the Trump administration follows through with plans to close their diplomatic office in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Palestinians vow to suspend talks if US closes PLO missionThe Palestinians are threatening to suspend all communication with the United States if the Trump administration follows through with plans to close their diplomatic office in Washington
The Associated Press6 hours ago
The Latest: Palestinian threat to cut communications with USThe Palestinians are threatening to cut off all communication with the Trump administration if it goes through with plans to shutter the Palestine Liberation Organization office in Washington
The Associated Press7 hours ago
U.S. Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., speaks to aerospace workers about the current congressional tax reform proposal in Mesa, Ariz., Friday, Nov. 17, 2017. The Republican told aerospace company workers that corporate tax cuts are needed to restore America's global competitiveness. (AP Photo/Bob Christie)
Sen. Flake says GOP is 'toast' if it follows Trump, MooreRepublican U.S. Sen. Jeff Flake was caught on an open microphone saying the GOP is "toast" if it follows Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore and President Donald Trump
The Associated Press8 hours ago
Attorney: Ex-Oklahoma senator to plead to child sex chargeThe attorney for a former state senator charged with producing and transporting child pornography says his client will plead guilty to one count of child sex trafficking in exchange for U.S. prosecutors dropping three other charges against him
The Associated Press13 hours ago
The Rev. Liz Theoharis, co-director of The Poor People's Campaign, speaks at a rally in opposition to Republican U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore at a church in Birmingham, Ala., on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. The demonstration came two days after conservative Christian leaders stood with Moore at another event. (AP Photo/Jay Reeves)
Moore critic: Alabama Senate race a battle for nation's soulProgressive pastors say Alabama Republican Roy Moore, dogged by allegations of inappropriate conduct, is not fit for U.S. Senate
The Associated Press13 hours ago
In this Nov. 14, 2017, photo, Attorney General Jeff Sessions testifies during a House Judiciary Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. An FBI report on black “extremists” is stirring fears of a return to a time when the agency notoriously spied on civil rights groups. An FBI report on black “extremists” is stirring fears of a return to a time when the agency notoriously spied on civil rights groups. Sessions, a former Alabama senator whose career has been dogged by questions about race and his commitment to civil rights, did not ease lawmakers’ concerns when he was unable to answer questions about the report or its origins during the hearing. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
FBI report on black 'extremists' raises new monitoring fearsAn FBI report says 'black identity extremists' are increasingly targeting law enforcement after police killings of black men
The Associated Press13 hours ago
FILE - In this Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017 file photo, House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis., joined by House Republicans, speaks to the media following a vote on tax reform, on Capitol Hill in Washington.  A popular deduction targeted in the GOP’s overhaul of the tax code is used by more than a quarter of all filers in a majority of states, including many led by Republicans where some residents eventually could see their federal tax bills rise.  (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)
Deduction targeted by GOP used by tax filers in most statesA popular deduction targeted in the GOP's overhaul of the tax code is used by more than a quarter of all filers in a majority of states, including many led by Republicans
The Associated Press14 hours ago
General Wouldn't Follow Trump Order for 'Illegal' Nuclear StrikeThe commander of US Strategic Command says he wouldn't launch a nuclear strike he believed to be "illegal" if ordered to do so by President Trump, CBS News reports. Air Force Gen. John Hyten, the top US nuclear commander, says he doesn't take the responsibility lightly. "We're not stupid people,...
Newser15 hours ago
Roy Moore stands with homophobic supportersAlabama Republican Roy Moore embraces an aggressive strain of homophobia rarely seen in mainstream politics _ in recent years, at least
The Associated Press15 hours ago
Moore Again Demands Accuser Release Her YearbookEmbattled Alabama senate candidate Roy Moore again repeated his demand for one of his accusers to release a 1977 yearbook she says shows he pursued a sexual relationship with her when she was 16 and he was 30. "Day 4 of New York attorney Gloria Allred's refusal to turn over...
Newser16 hours ago
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