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Democrats now must face sexual predators in their midst

Democrats have been quick to support the “me too” chorus of women — and some men — who have stepped up to allege sexual...

Scrutiny on meeting with Russian in Trump Tower

Earlier this year, a Russian-American lobbyist and another businessman discussed over coffee in Moscow an extraordinary meeting they had attended 12 months earlier: a...

Can Congress stop Trump from launching nukes?

A Senate committee on Tuesday held the first congressional hearing in more than four decades on the president’s authority to launch a nuclear strike,...

Sexual harassment training for Congress?

Leading lawmakers are calling for mandatory training and other steps to prevent sexual harassment in Congress as the national spotlight on gender hostility in...

Equality elusive for women in Congress

They sponsor bills. They pass laws. They’re some of the most powerful politicians in the United States. But they couldn’t even wear pants to work...

Congresswomen reveal sexual harassment

For years, Republican Rep. Mary Bono endured the increasingly suggestive comments from a fellow lawmaker in the House. But when the congressman approached her...

House GOP reveals major tax overhaul

House Republicans would preserve the popular retirement account for middle-class Americans while limiting a cherished deduction for homeowners in a sweeping tax cut plan...

Federal deficit hits $666 billion

The federal budget deficit rose to $666 billion in the just-completed fiscal year, a spike that comes as Republicans are moving to draft a...

Trump an ‘erratic’ trading partner

President Donald Trump is proving to be an erratic trading partner as he kicks thorny policy issues to Congress and then sends conflicting signals...

Washington: Worst of the worst

All too often, those we send to Washington as Presidents and members of Congress talk about being "the best of the best." "I will drain...