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'Alabama deserves better': Shelby breaks with Republicans to denounce Moore

Alabama’s senior senator refuses to fall in line with Trump and RNC and says ‘I couldn’t vote for Moore’, handing Democrat Doug Jones a new line of attack<p>Alabama’s senior senator has rebuked Roy Moore, the Republican candidate in Tuesday’s special election who has been accused of molestation and …

Roy Moore
Mitch McConnell
Immigration
LGBTQI
Immigration

GOP Sen. Susan Collins: Not sure if I will support tax reform plan

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Republican Sen. Susan Collins said Sunday morning that she hasn't made a decision yet about whether or not she will vote for the the Republican tax reform plan.<p>During an appearance on CBS's "Face The Nation," Collins, of Maine, told host John Dickerson that she is waiting for a …

Mitch McConnell

Alabama Sen. Shelby: 'I couldn't vote for Roy Moore'

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Sen. Richard Shelby says he wants a Republican elected to the Senate on Tuesday to represent Alabama, but that he didn't vote for GOP candidate Roy Moore in the special election.<p>The Alabama Republican said he's already cast his ballot, and that he chose a write-in candidate.<p>"I'd …

Roy Moore

No birth certificates allowed for Arkansas newborns

Newborns in Arkansas will go home without a birth certificate, starting today, until the state fixes its unconstitutional birth certificate law.<p>As it …

Moore Proposed Eliminating All Amendments After 10th

Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore (R) “appeared on a conspiracy-driven radio show twice in 2011, where he told the hosts in an interview that …

Can a Jones win set the stage for Democrats in the South?

The newly elected Democratic Mayor of Birmingham, Alabama, tells Kasie Hunt that we should expect to see a higher turnout of African American voters …

Under Trump, E.P.A. Has Slowed Actions Against Polluters, and Put Limits on Enforcement Officers

EAST LIVERPOOL, Ohio — The highway billboard at the entrance to town still displays a giant campaign photograph of President Trump, who handily won the election across industrial Ohio. But a revolt is brewing here in East Liverpool over Mr. Trump’s move to slow down the federal government’s …

Obama Administration

Nikki Haley says Trump accusers 'should be heard'

"Women who accuse anyone [of sexual misconduct] should be heard. They should be heard and they should be dealt with," U.S. Ambassador to the United …

Nikki Haley

DNC's new rules: cutting superdelegates from 715 to 315, making their votes reflect the wishes of their states

Yesterday, the DNC's Unity Reform Commission unanimously adopted a resolution that slashed the number of superdelegates -- appointed officials who, …

Russia Probe In Jeopardy: Stage Being Set For Mueller’s Dismissal

The walls might be closing in on Trump and company, but the door to Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation may soon slam shut as the White …

Black History

Kansas's ravaged economy a cautionary tale as Trump plans huge tax cuts for rich

Kansas slashed taxes at the top to try to spur growth – but the plan crippled the state’s finances and proved disastrous for its Republican governor<p>Is Donald Trump about to turn America into Kansas? It’s a question some worried people who live in the state are asking as the Republican party pushes …

Income Inequality

The campaign to delegitimize the Russia probe is well under way

Some of President Trump's biggest fans have declared war against special counsel Robert Mueller — and given Trump's television-watching habits, he's surely listening.<p>"Mueller is corrupt. The senior FBI is corrupt. The system is corrupt," former House Speaker Newt Gingrich said on Fox News last week.<p>…

Alabama Secretary of State: "My vote has nothing to do with the allegations made by these ladies"

Alabama Secretary of State John Merrill cast his vote early for Roy Moore, but says the allegations by multiple women alleging that Moore harassed …

Black voters are key to Democratic hopes in Alabama's Senate race. Will they turn out?

Two minutes into Sunday's invocation, after blessing the sunshine and recent snowfall and its swift melting, the pastor turned to the political contest that has riveted the nation's attention on the Deep South.<p>He asked the Lord to lift up the country, from the White House to City Hall, and asked …

Elections

The attacks on Mueller push us closer to the precipice

Our democratic republic is in far more danger than it was even a few weeks ago.<p>Until this point, there was an underlying faith in much of the political world that if Robert S. Mueller III’s investigation of Russian collusion in the election turned up unmistakably damning material about Donald …

Donald Trump

Republicans step up defense of ‘not qualified’ judicial nominees

GOP senators are ratcheting up their attacks on the American Bar Association, which has emerged as a stumbling block in President Donald Trump’s effort to transform the courts.<p>Senate Republicans have declared war on the American Bar Association.<p>Since 1953, the venerable legal organization has …

Republicans

A growing chorus of Democratic Senators are calling on Trump to resign over sexual misconduct allegations

Sen. Bernie Sanders said on Sunday that he thinks President Donald Trump should consider stepping down over his sexual misconduct allegations.<p>In an interview on "Meet The Press," Sanders noted that Sen. Al Franken of Minnesota resigned after several women accused him of sexual harassment.<p>"Al …

Donald Trump