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Kevin Hassett, chair of the Council of Economic Advisers talks to reporters during a press briefing in the Brady press briefing room at the White House, in Washington, Friday, Nov. 17, 2017. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
November 17, 2017 - 4:00 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Republican-pushed tax overhaul legislation (all times local): 3:55 p.m. The chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers says he met yesterday with a senator who opposes the senate's tax overhaul plan. Kevin Hassett tells reporters at the White House Friday that...
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Former Alabama Chief Justice and U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore waits to speak at a newss conference, Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017, in Birmingham, Ala. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
November 17, 2017 - 3:25 pm
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on sexual assault allegations against Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore (all times local): 2:25 p.m. Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey says she plans to vote for Republican Roy Moore for U.S. Senate even though he faces accusations of sexual misconduct. Ivey told reporters...
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November 17, 2017 - 2:14 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Democrats are pressing President Donald Trump's choice to lead the Homeland Security Department for more specific answers to a series of contentious immigration policy questions. They want to know if Kirstjen Nielsen, Trump's deputy chief of staff, will publicly endorse...
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November 17, 2017 - 1:40 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The top Republican on the House Foreign Affairs Committee says the Trump administration's decision to allow importation of body parts from African elephants shot for sport is the "wrong move at the wrong time." Rep. Ed Royce of California on Friday called on the administration to...
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November 17, 2017 - 12:02 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Four Democratic candidates for Florida governor are asking the state party chairman to step down after a report that he makes women feel uncomfortable. Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum, former Miami Beach Mayor Philip Levine, former U.S. Rep. Gwen Graham and businessman...
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The choir sings as Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe presides over a student graduation ceremony at Zimbabwe Open University on the outskirts of Harare, Zimbabwe Friday, Nov. 17, 2017. Mugabe is making his first public appearance since the military put him under house arrest earlier this week. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)
November 17, 2017 - 12:01 pm
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — The Latest on Zimbabwe's political turmoil (all times local): 7 p.m. A UK-based official with Zimbabwe's ruling ZANU-PF party says all 10 of the party's provincial branches are calling for the removal of President Robert Mugabe. Nick Mangwana says on Twitter that the...
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November 17, 2017 - 11:42 am
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Four Democratic candidates for Florida governor are asking the state party chairman to step down after a report that he makes women feel uncomfortable. Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum, Miami Beach Mayor, former U.S. Rep. Gwen Graham and businessman Chris King called on...
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In this Nov. 13, 2017, photo, Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, arrives as the tax-writing panel begins work on overhauling the nation's tax code, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Millions would forgo coverage if Congress repeals the unpopular requirement that Americans get health insurance, gambling with their own wellbeing and boosting premiums for others. Just as important, the drive by GOP senators to undo “Obamacare’s” coverage requirement fits in with Trump administration efforts to write regulations allowing for plans with limited benefits and lower premiums. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
November 17, 2017 - 11:42 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — A debate between two senators over whether Republican tax cuts are aimed at helping the rich escalated into raised voices, interruptions, a banging gavel and the use of a decidedly un-senatorial noun. "I'm telling you, this bull crap that you guys throw out here really gets old...
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Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, center, arrives to make his first public appearance at a graduation ceremony on the outskirts of Harare, Friday, Nov. 17, 2017. Mugabe made his first appearance since the military put him under house arrest this week. (AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi)
November 17, 2017 - 8:02 am
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — The Latest on Zimbabwe's political turmoil (all times local): 3 p.m. An official says another provincial branch of Zimbabwe's ruling party has passed a no-confidence vote in President Robert Mugabe as the world's oldest head of state struggles to remain in power. The...
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President Donald Trump answers a question from the press about discussion of the tax bill, Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Trump is at the Capitol for a pep rally with House Republicans, shortly before the chamber is expected to approve the tax bill over solid Democratic opposition. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
November 17, 2017 - 6:34 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Republican-pushed tax overhaul legislation (all times local): ___ 6:20 a.m. President Donald Trump says the Democrats could exert greater sway over the shape of tax overhaul legislation if they weren't focused wholly on defeating it. In a pre-dawn tweet Friday,...
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