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Saudi crown prince kicks off 3-week charm offensive across US
It's a three-week tour that any presidential candidate or celebrity would be jealous of -- one worthy of a newly minted crown prince, you might say, as he introduces himself to his most important ally. But between the halls of Harvard University and the hills of Hollywood, Mohammed bin Salman --
As Steve Bannon's star fades, so does that of some of his Senate candidates
As Steve Bannon ’s star has faded in the Republican Party so have the fortunes of some of the primary candidates he was backing. Several Senate candidates came into the GOP primary this cycle touting their ties to the former White House adviser only to see that advantage crash and burn when Bannon
GOP leaders play down need to pass gun reforms
Breaking their silence on the issue, Republican leaders Tuesday played down the need to pass gun reforms. "We shouldn't be banning guns for law-abiding citizens. We should be focusing on making sure that citizens who should not get guns in the first place don't get those guns," House Speaker Paul
Mitt Romney: 'I am running for the United States Senate'
Former Massachusetts governor and one-time Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney is running for the U.S. Senate in Utah, he officially announced Friday morning. Romney, 70, was the Republican Party 's presidential standard-bearer in 2012, eventually losing the general election to
As government shutdown begins, so does finger-pointing
The federal government officially shut down today on the one-year anniversary of Donald Trump's inauguration as president. Congress is to reconvene to try again to broker an agreement to fund the government. But as soon as it became clear Friday night that no deal would be reached before midnight,
Ivanka Trump clinches quiet political victory with tax provision in GOP bill
First daughter Ivanka Trump came to Washington -- accepting a pioneering role as senior presidential adviser -- with an eye on promoting policies to empower women as mothers and in the workplace. One of her top priorities, she said, was fixing the tax code to better support young families -–
GOP tax plan gains support: Rubio and Corker to vote yes
Two key Republican holdouts have done a 180-degree turn and now support the GOP tax bill: Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla. and Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn. While several Republicans say they are still waiting to see the final bill, right now, it does not appear a single Republican is on the record as a "no"
Updates: Democrat Jones projected winner in Alabama Senate race
Polls have closed in the Alabama special election to fill U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ seat in the U.S. Senate. The Senate race has been thrust into the national spotlight after allegations of sexual misconduct against the Republican nominee, former Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore . The
Senate candidate Roy Moore gets support from Steve Bannon despite allegations of sexual misconduct
Bannon, Trump's former chief strategist, stumped for Moore in Alabama and bashed Mitt Romney for not serving in the military.