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Judge Warns Manafort: No More Op-Eds On Case

Judge Warns Manafort: No More Op-Eds On Case

Dec 11
A federal judge is warning President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort that he can't be trying his case in the press. That includes drafting opinion essays published in other countries.

'Taking a Knee' in Trump Country

'Taking a Knee' in Trump Country

Dec 8
A protest of racial injustice highlights divisions in Robeson County, North Carolina, the most diverse rural county in America, where voters also helped Donald Trump win the county and the White House.

Baker And Gay Couple At Court For Cake Arguments

Baker And Gay Couple At Court For Cake Arguments

Dec 7
A Colorado cake baker and the same-sex couple for whom he declined to make a wedding cake were all at the Supreme Court to witness arguments in the case.

GOP Lawmaker Suggests Dem. Touching Him Is Gay

GOP Lawmaker Suggests Dem. Touching Him Is Gay

Dec 6
A committee meeting in Pennsylvania's capitol was briefly derailed by a Republican representative who asked a male colleague to stop touching him, suggesting the Democrat might be gay.

Trump Science Job Nominees Missing Advanced Science Degrees

Trump Science Job Nominees Missing Advanced Science Degrees

By Seth Borenstein | Dec 6
When it comes to filling jobs dealing with complex science, environment and health issues, the Trump administration is nominating people with fewer science academic credentials than their Obama predecessors. And it's moving slower as well.

House Conservatives Show Openness to Bill Averting Shutdown

House Conservatives Show Openness to Bill Averting Shutdown

By Alan Fram and Andrew Taylor | Dec 6
Hard-right House conservatives signaled an openness Wednesday to backing a short-term spending bill this week, raising the odds that Congress will pass the measure and prevent a partial government shutdown.

Moore Campaign Complains About Super PAC Ad

Moore Campaign Complains About Super PAC Ad

Dec 6
Republican Roy Moore's Alabama Senate campaign is demanding that a political group quit running a commercial about sexual misconduct allegations against the candidate.

AP Explains: Why Irish Border is the Thorniest Brexit Issue

AP Explains: Why Irish Border is the Thorniest Brexit Issue

By Jill Lawless | Dec 5
Brexit negotiations are at a crucial stage. The most elusive is the status of the Irish border.

Creep of the Week :: Roy Moore's List of Anti-LGBTQ Credentials is Long

Creep of the Week :: Roy Moore's List of Anti-LGBTQ Credentials is Long

By D'Anne Witkowski | Dec 2
LGBTQ people have had to live under the cloud of the right-wing claim that we're harmful to children. Moore has been a megaphone for these views for decades now. And now we know why.

Scaramucci: Still a Media Surrogate for Trump

Scaramucci: Still a Media Surrogate for Trump

Nov 21
Scaramucci is in Israel this week as a guest of the Orthodox Jewish Chamber of Commerce, a US-based group that works with professionals, politicians and community leaders to stimulate business opportunities and and influence public policy.

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