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BIRMINGHAM, Ala (Reuters) – President Donald Trump sought to boost Republican U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore by releasing a recorded phone call on his behalf in the final stretch of a bitter Alabama election fight marked by accusations of sexual misconduct against Moore. Moore, a 70-year-old conservative Christian and former state judge, will face off
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Republican U.S. Senator Susan Collins, whose support was crucial in passing the Senate tax reform bill earlier this month, said on Sunday she has not yet decided whether she will back the final measure negotiated by House and Senate leaders. FILE PHOTO: Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME) speaks with reporters ahead of the
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LOWER MERION, Pa. (Reuters) – In Pennsylvania state Senator Daylin Leach’s bid to win a seat vital to the Democratic Party’s chances in 2018 elections of taking control of the U.S. Congress, his opponents may not be his biggest obstacle. Democratic candidate Daylin Leach for Pennsylvania’s 7th congressional district speaks during an interview in King
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PENSACOLA, Fla. (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday voiced support for Roy Moore, the Alabama Republican Senate candidate dogged by accusations of sexual misconduct, during a rally that foreshadowed themes for next year’s midterm elections. U.S. President Donald Trump gestures as he holds a rally in Pensacola, Florida, U.S. December 8, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin
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WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) – Federal appeals court judges on Friday asked about President Donald Trump’s sharing of anti-Muslim videos on his Twitter account, as they grilled a U.S. government lawyer about the legality of the president’s latest travel ban. Judge Pamela Harris asked government lawyer Hashim Mooppan about Trump’s Nov. 29 online sharing of three
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump’s weekend remark about a scaled-back tax cut for corporations sparked behind-the-scenes debate in the U.S. Congress, with a White House aide trying on Thursday to minimize the impact of the president’s comment. The US Capitol Building is seen from the Congressional Visitors Center in Washington, U.S., December 6, 2017.
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(Reuters) – A day after President Donald Trump endorsed U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore of Alabama, Trump’s former chief strategist Steve Bannon campaigned in the state, telling a crowd that allegations of sexual misconduct against Moore were part of a smear campaign to keep him from office. Republican candidate for U.S. Senate Judge Roy Moore
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Democrat John Conyers, the longest serving member of the U.S. House of Representatives, stepped down on Tuesday after multiple accusations of sexual misconduct, the first member of Congress to leave his seat during a wave of high-profile harassment allegations. Conyers, who represented the Detroit area for over half a century and was
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BRUSSELS (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson defended his handling of America’s foreign service on Tuesday during a visit to Brussels, seeking to reassure U.S. diplomats of American support under President Donald Trump. U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is welcomed by European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini at the EU council
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Democratic leaders in Congress on Monday accepted an invitation to meet U.S. President Donald Trump and Republicans for talks to avert a government shutdown this week, even as the Democrats pressed demands on funding priorities and protecting young immigrants. FILE PHOTO: House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) speaks about tax reform during
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The following statements were posted to the verified Twitter accounts of U.S. President Donald Trump, @realDonaldTrump and @POTUS. U.S. President Donald Trump gives the pilots of Marine One a “thumbs up” as he returns to the White House from New York in Washington, U.S., December 2, 2017. REUTERS/James Lawler Duggan The opinions expressed are his own. Reuters
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Former NBC television host Billy Bush accused U.S. President Donald Trump of “indulging in some revisionist history” for reportedly telling allies it was not his voice making lewd remarks as the men waited to film a segment for “Access Hollywood” in 2005. Television personality Billy Bush hosts the CinemaCon Big Screen Achievement
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The sweeping tax overhaul that passed the U.S. Senate on Saturday contains the Republicans’ biggest blow yet to former President Barack Obama’s healthcare law, repealing the requirement that all Americans obtain health insurance. U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) leaves the Senate floor during debate over the Republican tax reform plan
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