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Lawmakers say $100 billion in disaster aid still not enough

WASHINGTON — The White House has sent Congress a $44 billion disaster aid request that's already under attack from lawmakers from hurricane-hit regions as...
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WASHINGTON — The government has paid more than $17 million in taxpayer money over the last 20 years to resolve claims of sexual harassment,...
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WASHINGTON — Members of the Senate Ethics Committee, who face the prospect of investigating their peers: ...
Senate’s ethics panel could be busy next year

WASHINGTON — It's been nearly six years since the Senate Ethics Committee conducted a major investigation of a sitting senator. Next year, the panel...
Winners and losers under the Senate tax overhaul proposal

WASHINGTON — The ultra-wealthy, especially those with dynastic businesses — like President Donald Trump and his family — do very well under a major...
Franken tells woman in letter he’s ‘ashamed’ of himself

WASHINGTON — Sen. Al Franken has written a letter to the woman who accused him of forcibly kissing and groping her, saying he is...
AP sources: Trump Tower meeting in 2016 draws more scrutiny

WASHINGTON — Earlier this year, a Russian-American lobbyist and another businessman discussed over coffee in Moscow an extraordinary meeting they had attended 12 months...
Fighting scandal, Moore stands with homophobic supporters

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — A smiling Roy Moore stood shoulder to shoulder with his fiercest religious allies. ...
Philippine court convicts bomber in congressman’s death

MANILA, Philippines — A Philippine court has convicted a man for a daring 2007 motorcycle bombing that killed a Muslim rebel-turned-congressman and three other...
Sexual misconduct claims roil Alabama campaign, divide women

MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Standing on the white marble steps of Alabama's Capitol, Kayla Moore surrounded herself with two dozen other women to defend husband...

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