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In November, Sen. Orrin G. Hatch, who is 83, was at the helm when the Senate’s massive tax bill came through the Finance Committee. But Hatch also dep..
President Trump is not on the ballot in 2018, but the White House is planning a full-throttle campaign to plunge the president into the midterm electi..
WASHINGTON — Special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian contacts with President Donald Trump's campaign has gained access to thousand..
With a final tax overhaul bill in hand, congressional Republicans say they have enough votes to pass legislation next week and deliver a major victory..
With a final tax overhaul bill in hand, congressional Republicans say they have enough votes to pass legislation next week and deliver a major victory..
Sen. John Neely Kennedy (R-La.) asked President Trump's U.S. District nominee Matthew S. Petersen law questions during a hearing on Dec. 13. Peterson ..
Religious givers are among millions of donors who face decreased tax incentives on their contributions under the early versions of tax bills. (Bloombe..
A woman supporting Democrat Doug Jones reacts during an election-night watch party in Birmingham, Ala. Jones defeated Republican Roy Moore to win an o..
North Dakota law enforcement purchased more than $600,000 worth of body armor, tactical equipment and crowd control devices during the height of prote..
Since the U.S. Congress passed the Affordable Care Act, the individual mandate has been its least popular part. But without a requirement that all Ame..
Republicans are on the verge of passing a massive tax cut for businesses that is deeply unpopular with the American public. They are doing it with no ..
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Pentagon acknowledged on Saturday that its long-secret UFO investigation program ended in 2012, when U.S. defense officials..
BISMARCK, N.D. -- North Dakota law enforcement purchased more than $600,000 worth of body armor, tactical equipment and crowd control devices during t..
BISMARCK, N.D. -- North Dakota law enforcement purchased more than $600,000 worth of body armor, tactical equipment and crowd control devices during t..
A bipartisan group of senators are introducing a bill early next week to improve and streamline information about cyber threats between state and fede..
A bipartisan group of senators are introducing a bill early next week to improve and streamline information about cyber threats between state and fede..
Closing in on the first major legislative achievement of his term, President Donald Trump on Saturday defended the Republican tax cut as a good deal f..
WASHINGTON (AP) — Closing in on the first major legislative achievement of his term, President Donald Trump on Saturday defended the Republican tax cu..
Let's be clear: "U.F.O." is an acronym for "unidentified flying object." It doesn't necessarily mean aliens. A Saturday report in the New York Times l..
President Trump on Saturday touted how "fantastic" the GOP tax bill will be for "middle-income people" ahead of anticipated votes in the House and Sen..
President Trump on Saturday touted how "fantastic" the GOP tax bill will be for "middle-income people" ahead of anticipated votes in the House and Sen..
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday defended a Republican tax-cut plan against Democratic charges that it favors the rich, ..
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota law enforcement purchased more than $600,000 worth of body armor, tactical equipment and crowd control devices duri..
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota law enforcement purchased more than $600,000 worth of body armor, tactical equipment and crowd control devices duri..
WASHINGTON -- Republicans working to execute their first major legislative achievement of Donald Trump's presidency appear to have secured the votes t..
WASHINGTON -- Republicans working to execute their first major legislative achievement of Donald Trump's presidency appear to have secured the votes t..
MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- Alabama Republican Roy Moore on Friday told supporters that the "battle is not over" in Alabama's Senate race even though Presiden..
Sen. John Neely Kennedy (R-La.) asked President Trump's U.S. District nominee Matthew S. Peterson law questions during a hearing on Dec. 13. Peterson ..
BISMARCK, North Dakota (AP) — In North Dakota, where Donald Trump won in a landslide last year, Republicans' lone Senate candidate is a little-known s..
FILE- In this Dec. 11, 2017, file photo, U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore speaks at a campaign rally in Midland City, Ala. Moore is telling supporters ..
A Democratic candidate hoping to flip a hotly contested congressional seat in Kansas has dropped out of the race after allegations that she-----harass..
President Trump’s aggressive push to fill scores of federal court vacancies with conservative judges hit severe turbulence this week, as he was forced..
Spurred by the multitude of-----abuse scandals, top Hollywood executives have tapped Anita Hill to chair the newly formed Commission on-----Harassment..
After threatening to vote "no" on the GOP tax bill, Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) and Sen. Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) pledged their support when the bill was fi..
On the Friday before Thanksgiving, Kenny Johnson left the Nelson Global Products plant in Clinton, Tenn., for the last time. Having devoted nearly 13 ..
TOKYO (AP) — Global income inequality has worsened over the past four decades, a report finds, with the wealthiest 1 percent of the world's population..
WASHINGTON (AP) — After weeks of quarrels, qualms and then eleventh-hour horse-trading, Republicans revealed the details of their huge national tax re..
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The top U.S. Senate Democrat said on Friday he would force a vote on the Federal Communications Commission’s decision to repeal..
We Bought the Vineyard A California couple want to buy a vineyard home in Paso Robles in this new unscripted series. 2 p.m. HGTV Saturday Night Live K..
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A compromise Republican tax bill released late Friday does not eliminate a $7,500 electric vehicle tax credit as Republicans in..
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Congressional Republicans on Friday unveiled the final version of their dramatic U.S. tax overhaul - debt-financed cuts for bus..
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The top U.S. Senate Democrat said on Friday he would force a vote on the Federal Communications Commission’s decision to repeal..
NEW YORK (Reuters) - With another election year looming, investors in the healthcare sector are wary the coming months could reopen wounds suffered du..
House and Senate negotiators released their thousand-page tax bill Friday evening, getting one step closer to passing sweeping legislation that would ..
During his trip to the Middle East, much of Vice President Pence's messaging will be focused on the United States' relationship with Egypt and their p..
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Republican tax overhaul legislation (all times local): 6 p.m. Count commuters among the losers in the Republican tax b..
Wall Street capped the week with broad gains, propelling the major stock indexes to a new set of milestones Friday. Investors welcomed signs that Cong..
Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.) speaks during a Senate Finance Committee hearing to examine the Children's Health Insurance Program on Capitol Hill in Washin..
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Senator Amy Klobuchar, the top Democrat on the Senate antitrust panel, urged the subcommittee on Friday to hold a hearing on Wa..

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House and Senate Democrats protested the tax legislation that is now under consideration in conference, first urging delay until newly-elected Alabama..