Politics

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November 03, 2017 - 6:11 am
(WASHINGTON) -- Americans oppose Donald Trump’s emerging tax plan by broad a 17-point margin, with 60 percent saying it favors the wealthy, including six in 10 of the wealthy themselves. As details, albeit still scarce, have emerged, support and opposition have grown essentially in tandem. Fifty...
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November 03, 2017 - 4:17 am
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November 02, 2017 - 11:59 pm
(NEW YORK) -- The Twittersphere lit up Thursday night when President Donald Trump's Twitter account was briefly deactivated by a Twitter employee. It was the individual's last day with the company. "Through our investigation we have learned that this was done by a Twitter customer support employee...
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November 02, 2017 - 5:07 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- A Russian-backed Twitter account now infamous for luring voters and Trump campaign officials into spreading divisive messages prompted the social media giant to re-evaluate its broader response to suspected Russian election interference, Twitter’s acting general counsel Sean Edgett...
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November 02, 2017 - 4:12 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- The White House first learned one of its senior staffers met with the grand jury hearing the case presented by the special counsel into alleged Russian meddling into the 2016 election not from the staffer but from media reports, sources with knowledge of the investigation tell ABC...
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ABC News
November 02, 2017 - 2:43 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- About half of respondents in a new ABC News/ Washington Post poll suspect that President Donald Trump himself broke the law during the presidential campaign and just three in 10 Americans think that alleged wrongdoing ends with those who were charged this week by the special counsel...
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November 02, 2017 - 2:33 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- Republicans in the House of Representatives released an ambitious and long-awaited tax bill Thursday that seeks to simplify the tax code and reduce corporate rates, the latest step as the party works toward passing a major item on its agenda. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act would reduce...
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November 02, 2017 - 2:23 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- The social media backlash was swift and brutal after Energy Secretary Rick Perry Wednesday suggested that fossil fuels would play a "positive role" in preventing sexual assault in Africa. Perry, who last month traveled to Cape Town, South Africa to discuss oil and gas partnerships...
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ABC News
November 02, 2017 - 2:16 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- In an address from the Rose Garden at the White House Thursday, President Donald Trump has announced his nomination of Jerome H. Powell as the next chair of the Federal Reserve. Powell is known as a centrist Republican who is not expected to lead any sharp change of direction for...
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November 02, 2017 - 11:46 am
(WASHINGTON) -- The battle over records about the Trump International Hotel in Washington, D.C., is headed to federal court, with Democratic members of the House Oversight Committee announcing a lawsuit against the Trump administration on Thursday. “This lawsuit is not just about a hotel in...
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