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Why GOP Tax Plan Could Mean Cuts in State and Local Services

Why GOP Tax Plan Could Mean Cuts in State and Local Services

It's a tax provision that could prove costly for schools, police forces, drug treatment centers and other state and local public services. The sweeping tax overhaul embraced by President Donald Trump and...

4 hours ago

House GOP Prepares to Wrap Up Contentious Russia Probe

House GOP Prepares to Wrap Up Contentious Russia Probe

Senior Republicans on the House Intelligence Committee hope and expect to end their yearlong investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election in the coming weeks, NBC News reported. The committee has...

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Trump to Unveil 'America First' National Security Strategy

Trump to Unveil 'America First' National Security Strategy

President Donald Trump is outlining a new national security strategy that refocuses the United States' relationship with the rest of the world, essentially implementing his "America First" mantra on a global...

Monday, Dec 18, 2017 at 01:59 AM PST

Trump Shouldn't Resign Over Misconduct Allegations: Jones

Trump Shouldn't Resign Over Misconduct Allegations: Jones

Democratic Sen.-elect Doug Jones says he doesn't think President Donald Trump should resign over allegations of sexual misconduct, echoing the White House's position that voters have already spoken on the...

Sunday, Dec 17, 2017 at 05:35 PM PST

McCain Returning Home to Arizona, Will Likely Miss Tax Vote

McCain Returning Home to Arizona, Will Likely Miss Tax Vote

Republican Sen. John McCain is returning home to Arizona after being hospitalized for the side effects of his brain cancer treatment and likely will miss a crucial vote on the GOP tax package, President...

Monday, Dec 18, 2017 at 01:13 AM PST

Trump: I'm Not Considering Firing Special Counsel Mueller

Trump: I'm Not Considering Firing Special Counsel Mueller

President Donald Trump says he is not considering firing special counsel Robert Mueller, but that didn't stop him from adding to the growing conservative criticism of Mueller's acquisition of thousands of emails...

Sunday, Dec 17, 2017 at 07:31 AM PST

Half of Voters Prefer Democratic-Controlled Congress: Poll

Half of Voters Prefer Democratic-Controlled Congress: Poll

Half of all registered voters say they prefer a Democratic-controlled Congress, according to a new NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll, signaling a dangerous political environment for Republicans entering next...

Sunday, Dec 17, 2017 at 05:02 AM PST

GOP Betting That Its Fix for US Economy Will Defy Warnings

GOP Betting That Its Fix for US Economy Will Defy Warnings

The tax overhaul of 2017 amounts to a high-stakes gamble by Republicans in Congress: That slashing taxes for corporations and wealthy individuals will accelerate growth and assure greater prosperity for...

Sunday, Dec 17, 2017 at 02:31 PM PST

Special Counsel Obtains Thousands of Trump Transition Emails

Special Counsel Obtains Thousands of Trump Transition Emails

Special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian contacts with President Donald Trump's campaign has gained access to thousands of emails sent and received by Trump officials before the start of...

Saturday, Dec 16, 2017 at 08:28 PM PST

'Fetus,' 'Transgender' Among 7 Banned Words at CDC: Report

'Fetus,' 'Transgender' Among 7 Banned Words at CDC: Report

The Trump administration reportedly banned staff of the nation's top health protection agency from using seven words or phrases in budget-related documents. But federal health officials on Saturday pushed...

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