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Senate rejects bill to ban abortion after 20 weeks
The Senate failed to advance a bill Monday that would have banned abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy and would threaten providers who performed the procedure with up to five years in prison. The restrictions would not apply in cases of rape or incest, or when abortion is considered necessary to
Lawmakers react to government shutdown with hashtags #TrumpShutdown, #SchumerShutdown
It didn't take long lawmakers on both sides of the aisle to react to the government shutdown at 12:01 a.m. While Republicans included the hashtag #SchumerShutdown, pointing the blame on the Sen. Chuck Schumer , Democrats opted for the #TrumpShutdown hashtag in their tweets. #TrumpShutdown appeared
Top 12 political moments from Trump's 1st year in office
The political news cycle reached a fever pitch in 2017, largely due to the roller coaster ride that was the first year of the Trump administration. After being sworn in on Jan. 20, 2017, President Donald Trump and his team never strayed far from the headlines. Countless storylines unfolded--but
Russia, health care, hurricanes and harassment: A look back at 2017 in politics
Political news emerged from Washington, D.C. and beyond in 2017 at a seemingly breakneck pace. A new president, major congressional legislation, contentious elections, and widespread controversies turned over news cycles at record speeds, resulting in major stories emerging on a near-weekly basis.
Can Republicans sell new tax bill to the American people?
Republicans now have to convince Americans that the bill will help the economy in the long run.
Republicans celebrate passing of the tax bill
Now that Republicans have passed their tax bill, will it help strengthen the GOP?
SPECIAL REPORT: Republicans celebrate tax plan at the White House
President Trump called the bill "an incredible Christmas gift for hard-working Americans."
Bannon slams Romney, Flake at Alabama rally for Roy Moore
Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon appeared alongside embattled GOP Senate candidate Roy Moore Tuesday night in Fairhope, Alabama, just a week ahead of the election. In a fiery speech defending Moore, Bannon attacked the Republican establishment and questioned the timing of
Voting on Senate tax bill postponed to make changes
Sen. John McCain , R-Ariz., gave a boost to efforts by President Donald Trump and Republican senators to get a tax reform bill through Congress Thursday, but a late push from deficit opponents has the bill in limbo Friday. Voting on the bill was called off Thursday night, with Senate Republicans