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Former Aide Says Franks Offered Her $5 Million to Carry His Child

Washington (AP) -- AP Exclusive: Former aide says GOP Rep. Trent Franks offered her $5 million to carry his child.
New Jersey Isn't Waiting for Trump to Come Up With a Nuclear Fix

New Jersey Isn't Waiting for Trump to Come Up With a Nuclear Fix

While the Trump administration’s efforts to bolster money-losing nuclear plants have hit a potential hitch, New Jersey may press ahead with a rescue plan of its own.
Roy Moore Stages Comeback in Close Alabama Senate Race

Roy Moore Stages Comeback in Close Alabama Senate Race

The U.S. Senate contest in Alabama is shaping up as a flashpoint in a war among Republicans over the future of the party -- forcing them to consider whether they’re better off electing a candidate
Mueller Says He’ll Provide Manafort With 2,000 ‘Hot’ Documents

Mueller Says He’ll Provide Manafort With 2,000 ‘Hot’ Documents

Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigators have spent the last six months sifting through financial records related to Paul Manafort and Rick Gates. Now it’s Manafort’s and Gates’s turn.
Assessing the Impact of Trump's Jerusalem Decision

Assessing the Impact of Trump's Jerusalem Decision

Jon Alterman, CSIS director of the Middle East program, discusses President Donald Trump's decision to declare Jerusalem the capital of Israel. He speaks with Bloomberg's David Westin and Shery Ahn on
Rep. Costello on Individual Mandate and Deficit

Rep. Costello on Individual Mandate and Deficit

Rep. Ryan Costello, a Pennsylvania Republican, discusses the prospects for U.S. tax legislation with Bloomberg's David Westin and Shery Ahn on "Bloomberg Markets: Balance of Power." (Source:
Dina Powell to Leave White House National Security Post

Dina Powell to Leave White House National Security Post

Dina Powell plans to leave her White House job as deputy national security adviser in February, though she will continue to advise President Donald Trump on Middle East policy.
Trump’s ‘Pig’s Blood’ Allusion Resurfaces at Travel-Ban Hearing

Trump’s ‘Pig’s Blood’ Allusion Resurfaces at Travel-Ban Hearing

Donald Trump’s fondness for a story about Muslims being executed in the Philippines with bullets dipped in pig’s blood showed up again in court as opponents try to overturn his travel ban.
Sen. Collins Holds All the Cards on Tax Reform

Sen. Collins Holds All the Cards on Tax Reform

The three biggest stories in Washington -- a broad overhaul of the U.S. tax structure, a health-care makeover and a spending bill that would avert a government shutdown -- all depend, more or less, on
Inside May’s Race to a Late-Night Brexit Deal

Inside May’s Race to a Late-Night Brexit Deal

This is how the U.K. prime minister lived to fight another day.
Koch-Backed Business Group Splinters in Climate-Change Dispute

Koch-Backed Business Group Splinters in Climate-Change Dispute

A business-backed group that rose to prominence by prodding state legislatures to cut taxes, environmental regulations and gun restrictions, now finds itself at a crossroads amid declining membership
Democrats Prepare to Curtail Superdelegates Ahead of 2020

Democrats Prepare to Curtail Superdelegates Ahead of 2020

Democrats are considering a plan that would limit, but not abandon, the influence of “superdelegates” in the next presidential primary.
Honduras Crisis Drags on With No Election Winner

Honduras Crisis Drags on With No Election Winner

Honduras is headed into its third week without a winner in presidential elections amid a political standoff between the two leading candidates and few signs its worst crisis in a decade is about to
Trump's UN Allies Blast Jerusalem Move in Emergency Meeting

Trump's UN Allies Blast Jerusalem Move in Emergency Meeting

President Donald Trump’s decision to declare Jerusalem the capital of Israel and begin moving the U.S. embassy from Tel Aviv drew withering criticism at an emergency meeting of the 15-member United
Trump’s Plan to Bail Out Coal May Be Unraveling Under New Regulator

Trump’s Plan to Bail Out Coal May Be Unraveling Under New Regulator

The Trump administration, which was looking to have a plan in place by next week to bail out America’s coal country, will instead have to wait until the new year.
New Sex-Trafficking Bill Soothes Tech Industry’s Concerns

New Sex-Trafficking Bill Soothes Tech Industry’s Concerns

A new version of a House bill that aims to curb online sex trafficking appears to ease concerns of big internet companies including Alphabet Inc.’s Google and Facebook Inc. — while creating a new tool
Toyota: Tax Cuts May Prop Up Still-Healthy U.S. Auto Market

Toyota: Tax Cuts May Prop Up Still-Healthy U.S. Auto Market

Automakers may end up thanking Uncle Sam for supporting U.S. auto sales, which will stay healthy despite an unprecedented growth spurt coming to an end, according to a top Toyota Motor Corp.
Brexit Deal Lets May Kick Questions of Her Future Down the Road

Brexit Deal Lets May Kick Questions of Her Future Down the Road

The nail-biting finish to the first chapter of Brexit negotiations has left many Conservative lawmakers praising Prime Minister Theresa May as a winner who had, in the words of one prominent member of
Rebel Attack in East Congo Leaves 14 Peacekeepers Dead, UN Says

Rebel Attack in East Congo Leaves 14 Peacekeepers Dead, UN Says

Suspected Islamist gunmen attacked a United Nations base in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, killing at least 14 peacekeepers and five Congolese soldiers, the UN said.
Trump Warns He Might Increase the Penalties on Wells Fargo

Trump Warns He Might Increase the Penalties on Wells Fargo

President Donald Trump tweeted Friday that the government may increase planned fines against Wells Fargo & Co., the bank that’s been embroiled in multiple scandals since last year.