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Saturday, Dec 16, 2017 at 01:37 PM PST

Nev. Rep Under Investigation Says He Won't Seek Re-Election

Nev. Rep Under Investigation Says He Won't Seek Re-Election

First-term Democratic Congressman Ruben Kihuen of Nevada, who is at the center of sexual harassment allegations, announced Saturday he won't seek re-election. Kihuen's announcement came a day after the House...

Saturday, Dec 16, 2017 at 12:27 PM PST

San Francisco Honors Late San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee

San Francisco Honors Late San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee

A procession took late San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee from a Daly City funeral home to City Hall early Friday. Lee will lie in state at the City Hall rotunda from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Saturday, Dec 16, 2017 at 05:14 PM PST

For GOP, Tax Bill's Most Visible Win May Be Averting Failure

For GOP, Tax Bill's Most Visible Win May Be Averting Failure

Despite the sheer size and society-spanning impact of the $1.5 trillion tax overhaul, the quickest and most potent political victory that Republicans would savor by pushing the bill through Congress next week...

Saturday, Dec 16, 2017 at 06:03 AM PST

Moore Tells Supporters 'Battle Is Not Over' in Ala. Race

Moore Tells Supporters 'Battle Is Not Over' in Ala. Race

Alabama Republican Roy Moore on Friday told supporters that the "battle is not over" in Alabama's Senate race even though President Donald Trump and others have called on him to concede. Moore sent a fundraisi...

Saturday, Dec 16, 2017 at 01:00 AM PST

What’s Next for Net Neutrality; When Will We See Change?

What’s Next for Net Neutrality; When Will We See Change?

After years of playing what internet service providers have likened to "regulatory ping-pong" with net neutrality rules, the game is still far from finished, NBC News reported. The attorneys general of New York...

Friday, Dec 15, 2017 at 08:38 PM PST

Border Arrests Surge, Erasing Much of Trump's Early Gains

Border Arrests Surge, Erasing Much of Trump's Early Gains

The U.S. government on Friday announced a seventh straight monthly increase in people being arrested or denied entry along the Mexican border, erasing much of the early gains of President Donald Trump's push to...

Saturday, Dec 16, 2017 at 01:12 AM PST

Highlights of GOP Compromise Bill to Overhaul Tax Code

Highlights of GOP Compromise Bill to Overhaul Tax Code

Republicans in Congress have blended separate tax bills passed by the House and Senate into compromise legislation that seeks to achieve a sweeping overhaul of the nation's tax code. GOP leaders are looking...

Friday, Dec 15, 2017 at 08:52 PM PST

Former Aide Accuses Virginia Rep. Scott of Sexual Misconduct

Former Aide Accuses Virginia Rep. Scott of Sexual Misconduct

A former aide to Rep. Bobby Scott on Friday accused the Virginia Democrat of sexual misconduct and said he fired her after she rebuffed his alleged advances, NBC News reported. At a press conference, Macherie...

Friday, Dec 15, 2017 at 11:45 AM PST

Rubio Says He Won't Support Current Tax Bill Without Changes

Rubio Says He Won't Support Current Tax Bill Without Changes

Senate Republicans can only afford to lose two votes, and five are in question. Senators Mike Lee and Marco Rubio are holding out to make more of the child tax credit refundable to low and middle income...

Friday, Dec 15, 2017 at 10:55 AM PST

House Ethics Committee Investigating Nev. Rep. Kihuen

House Ethics Committee Investigating Nev. Rep. Kihuen

The House Ethics Committee said Friday that it has opened an investigation into Democratic Rep. Ruben Kihuen after reports of sexual harassment against the Nevada congressman. "The Committee notes that the...

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