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Former McConnell aide “relieved” Moore lost, calls Bannon "the emperor who had no clothes"
Josh Holmes, political strategist and former Sen. Mitch McConnell aide, said he was relieved Roy Moore lost in Tuesday’s close U.S. Senate race in Alabama. He spoke to ABC News’ John Karl and Rick Klein about what the election could mean for the GOP on the Powerhouse Politics podcast Wednesday.
The Latest: Moore not conceding Senate race to Jones
Alabama Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore is not conceding to Democrat Doug Jones, telling campaign supporters "it's not over." "It's going to take some time," the candidate says during a brief appearance before supporters
Al Franken accusers respond to his resignation announcement: 'I expected him to come and share the truth'
Two women who came forward with allegations that Minnesota Sen. Al Franken groped them, said his resignation announcement on the Senate floor Thursday didn't fully address the specific accusations against him. "People have asked me, 'Do you feel relieved' [now that he has resigned] ," Leeann
Sen. Al Franken says he'll resign from Senate 'in the coming weeks' amid sexual harassment allegations
Minnesota Sen. Al Franken will resign from the United States Senate "in the coming weeks" he said Thursday, an announcement he made a day after a number of his Democratic colleagues called for him to step down amid mounting allegations that he sexually harassed women. "Today I am announcing that in
The Latest: Democratic Party head calls on Franken to resign
The head of the Democratic Party is adding his voice to the majority of Senate Democrats calling on Sen. Al Franken to resign
Franken to make announcement Thursday as chorus grows for his resignation
Sen. Al Franken is set to make an announcement Thursday, according to his office, as more than a dozen Democratic senators called on him today to resign amid multiple allegations of sexual misconduct. At least 38 senators have called for Franken’s resignation, including Kirsten Gillibrand of New
Democratic female lawmakers call for Franken to step down
Sen. Al Franken's support among his fellow Democrats is cratering as a host of female Democratic senators Wednesday called on him to resign
Special counsel is focusing on James Comey's firing, but here's what we already know
ABC News reported this week that special counsel Robert Mueller ’s team has now told the Justice Department to turn over any emails and other documents related to, among other things, the May 9 firing of James Comey as FBI director. The move is a strong signal that Mueller’s team is actively
Tensions run high as Senate Finance Committee considers GOP tax plan
Sen. Orrin Hatch railed against Democrats' accusations that GOP tax-cut plan was crafted to favor big corporations and the wealthy.
Capitol Hill reacts to the Al Franken allegations
Reaction from both parties continues to pour in after a female radio host claimed that Al Franken , now Minnesota’s junior Democratic senator, made a lewd gesture while she was sleeping aboard a military plane on her way home from a USO tour several years ago. The host, Leeann Tweeden also claimed