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Farenthold retiring from House amid harassment accusations
Texas Republican Rep. Blake Farenthold announced Thursday that he won't seek re-election next year, adding his name to the list of lawmakers leaving Congress amid sexual harassment allegations that have cost powerful men their jobs in politics, the arts and other industries. In a five-minute video
The Latest: Speaker says retiring lawmaker made right call
House Speaker Paul Ryan says Republican Rep. Blake Farenthold has "made the right decision" to retire at the end of his term amid allegations of sexual harassment
The Note: Will Trump and Republicans' gamble on tax plan prove a winning hand?
The TAKE with Rick Klein Is the dealmaker in a gambling mood ? Republicans are barreling ahead with their tax cut, trading away transparency and legislative popularity in pursuit of a victory that has to happen fast. Alabama's warning? Sirens about deficits? Hefty benefits for the rich and special
The Latest: IRS says bill could benefit taxpayers by Feb.
The IRS says taxpayers could begin seeing less money withheld from their paychecks "as early as February" if Congress passes a Republican tax overhaul plan this month
Hurricane state Republicans demand disaster aid by Christmas
Lawmakers from hard-hit states such as Florida are demanding tens of billions of dollars of hurricane relief and rebuilding funds as part of another temporary Washington spending bill to keep the government from shutting down over Christmas
Today in History
Today in History Today is Tuesday, Dec. 12, the 346th day of 2017. There are 19 days left in the year. Hanukkah, the Jewish Festival of Lights, begins at sunset. Today's Highlights in History: On Dec. 12, 1917, during World War I, a train carrying some 1,000 French troops from the Italian front
Hyperactive Missouri Gov. Greitens touts his physical feats
Republican Eric Greitens is earning a reputation for public displays of physical prowess and promoting them on Facebook.
In tax push, Trump's team uses a dubious growth estimate
In tax push, Trump team uses growth estimate that independent analyses consider unrealistic
Q&A: What's next after Rep. Trent Franks' resignation?
Q&A: What are the next steps after Rep. Trent Franks' resignation after revealing he discussed surrogacy with two female staffers?
Trent Franks resigns a month sooner than expected
The Arizona congressman stepped down after admitting to asking two members of his staff to be surrogates.