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More sexual misconduct allegations rock Washington and state capitals

The buzz: This is the tip of the iceberg for political America.

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Mic Wakeup: XL Pipeline approved, Rose accused of assault and Conway wants you to vote for Moore

It's Tuesday Nov. 21. Here are three stories you need to read.
Nov. 20, 2017

How LiAngelo Ball fell into Donald Trump’s race trap

Donald Trump has found new clout with his base by framing black athletes as ingrates. These three UCLA basketball players fell right into his hands.
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Nov. 20, 2017

Trump suggests NFL should suspend Marshawn Lynch for kneeling during national anthem

The tweet was Trump's second one criticizing African-American athletes in two days.
Nov. 20, 2017

A year-old video shows Trump has stayed more focused in his first year than you might think

The president focused a year ago on trade, immigration and executive action. A year later, those areas are where he can claim achievement.
Nov. 19, 2017

In a hostile tweet, Trump complains he should’ve left the UCLA basketball players in jail

After LaVar Ball downplayed Trump's role in getting his son out of China, the president said on Twitter he "should have left" the UCLA players in jail.

Nov. 18, 2017

Republican governors meet in Austin to try and solve their Trump problem

The unpopular president could be a liability for Republicans in state races next year.
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Nov. 18, 2017

This week in Trump-Russia news: There’s a pattern of forgetfulness on Kremlin-linked contacts

Trump Jr., Kushner and Sessions all have Russia-related memory lapses.
Nov. 18, 2017

White House staff reportedly shows Trump positive polls to make him feel better

Trump dismisses negative polls as "fake news." But secretly, he can't stop following them.
Nov. 18, 2017

Trump calls Hillary Clinton the “biggest loser” in an early morning tweet: “Get on with your life”

"Hillary, get on with your life and give it another try in three years!"
Nov. 18, 2017

Here are all the times President Donald Trump has been accused of sexual assault

Donald Trump called out Al Franken for sexual assault — but nearly 20 women have accused him of the same, or worse, behavior.

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Nov. 17, 2017

The alt-right threw a fit after Twitter unverified its top personalities. Now they’re regrouping.

Now alt-right figures are trying to regroup by direct their followers to pro-white nationalist social sites.
Nov. 17, 2017

Trump’s attack on Franken ends up reminding country of his “grab them by the pussy” tape

Trump’s attack on Franken had the unintended consequence of reminding the country of his own sexual harassment allegations as well as the infamous 'Access Hollywood' tape.
Nov. 16, 2017

White House: Trump finds Moore allegations “troubling” but says it’s up to Alabama voters

“The president believes that these allegations are very troubling and should be taken seriously, and he thinks that the people of Alabama should make the decision on who their next senator should be."
Nov. 16, 2017

Tax Reform: This is the one big problem with the Republican tax “postcard” plan

Tax plan confusion? While House Republicans promise their "postcard" will make filing easier, it could easily make it harder. Here's why.

Nov. 16, 2017

Republican lawmaker: Tax reform “could lose all the seats in the Northeast” for the GOP

The Republican tax plan is unpopular among the electorate, and at least one Republican lawmaker is sounding the alarm.
Nov. 16, 2017

Here are all of the allegations of sexual misconduct against Roy Moore

There are now eight women accusing Roy Moore of sexual harassment, misconduct or assault.
Nov. 15, 2017

GOP waives a House rule that makes it harder to raise taxes — because their tax plan raises taxes

The House rule was created by Republicans in 1995 to make it harder to raise taxes. Republicans want to waive that rule, which could stymie their tax plan.
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Nov. 15, 2017

Cards Against Humanity trolls Trump’s border wall with new campaign

Cards Against Humanity may slow down Trump's border wall, but it can't stop it.
Nov. 14, 2017

3 takeaways from the Donald Trump Jr.-WikiLeaks revelations

The exchange strongly suggests the president's eldest son coordinated in some way with WikiLeaks.

Nov. 14, 2017

Roy Moore built his political career on beating the establishment. This time is no different.

Roy Moore’s career has been defined by opposing — and often beating — the status quo.
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Nov. 13, 2017

Sean Hannity is no stranger to controversy — but his high ratings mean he’s not going anywhere

Advertisers are dropping Sean Hannity — but the Fox News host has shown he can survive controversy.
Nov. 13, 2017

Donald Trump’s Asia trip was a total disaster

From taking Russian President Vladimir Putin's side to lobbing insults at an unpredictable North Korean leader with nuclear capability, Trump's Asia trip veered from crisis to crisis.
Nov. 13, 2017

Republicans say they must pass tax reform or lose in 2018. But what if their plan is unpopular?

Will passing a tax reform plan anchored around unpopular corporate tax cuts win over voters next year?
Nov. 13, 2017

Trump laughs as murderous Filipino leader Duterte shuts down reporters’ questions about human rights

Trump laughed as Duterte called reporters "spies" for trying to ask about his human rights record. It's still unclear whether Trump and Duterte spoke about human rights.

Nov. 12, 2017

A running list of Republicans who’ve asked Roy Moore to drop out amid child molestation allegations

More than a dozen Republicans have called on the Alabama candidate to step aside over allegations he molested a 14-year-old girl.
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Nov. 11, 2017

This week in Trump-Russia news: Don Jr. may have suggested quid pro quo with Kremlin-linked lawyer

Meanwhile, the president says he believes Putin over his own intelligence agencies.
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Nov. 11, 2017

John Kelly is taking over the White House as his critics grow increasingly frustrated

A coming staff shakeup is expected to help Kelly tighten his grip on power.
Nov. 11, 2017

George Papadopoulos’ “limited” role in Trump’s campaign may have just gotten a whole lot bigger

Top Trump aide Stephen Miller was reportedly in “regular” contact with George Papadopoulos during the 2016 campaign.