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Emotional Senate Hearing Finds Backpage.com Complicit in Underage Sex Trafficking as Victim’s Families Testify
“Those children were sold, and they simply tried to sanitize it. That, ladies and gentlemen, is the definition of evil”, said Sen. Claire McCaskill , glaring at the five company executives sitting in front of her. Jan. 10 was a day of reckoning on Capitol Hill for the controversial classified site
Senate GOP Clears Key Hurdle in 'Obamacare' Repeal
Senate Republicans cleared an important hurdle early Thursday in the legislative process to repeal the Affordable Care Act, capping off a marathon seven-hour voting session by passing a budget resolution. It was a key step for Republicans as they move to undo major parts of President Obama's
Senators Join Forces on Legislation to Punish Russia
Senate Republicans and Democrats are directly challenging President-elect Donald Trump over Russia's interference in U.S. elections and for ongoing aggression in other parts of the world
Confirmation Hearing for Gen. John Kelly Begins
ABC News' Josh Haskell goes inside the hearing for Department of Homeland Security and breaks down what to expect as it begins.
Backpage Execs Refuse to Testify at Sex-Trafficking Hearing
Executives at the advertising website Backpage.com refuse to testify before Congress at a sex-trafficking hearing
Obama Says John Glenn 'Lifted the Hopes of a Nation'
The death of legendary astronaut John Glenn sparked an outpouring of tributes, including from President Obama, who said the space pioneer "lifted the hopes of a nation." "With John's passing, our nation has lost an icon and Michelle and I have lost a friend," Obama said. "John spent his life
Projected 2016 Senate Race Winners
Republicans will keep control of the Senate, a surprising development after analysts predicted for months that Democrats would retake the chamber. The GOP also will maintain its majority in the House after losing far fewer seats than expected in that chamber as well. The Senate electoral map
Ana Navarro: 'The Republican Party is a House Divided'
Republican strategist Ana Navarro discusses the state of the Republican party.
Ohioans React to Trump Winning the State
ABC News' Ron Claiborne describes the reactions in Ohio to Donald Trump winning the bellwether state.
Election 2016: What You Need to Know About Write-Ins
As Election Day dawns on two of the most unpopular candidates in history, many voters are looking to ditch both Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump at the polling booth. Google searches for “write-in” have surged, reaching their highest level since 2004, when the search engine first began compiling