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Roy Moore bucks calls to concede in Alabama Senate race

U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore is still not conceding in the special election race 24 hours after Democrat Doug Jones claimed victory.
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84 Arrested At Capitol Hill Protest Against GOP Tax Bill | HuffPost

The progressive activists, ignited by the Democratic Senate win in Alabama, trained their efforts on Republican swing votes.
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Cuomo says reporter doing 'disservice to women' with question about harassment claims against aide

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo brushed off a reporter's question about sexual harassment in state government, accusing her of doing a disservice to women.
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Amid calls to resign, Franken to make a statement

Minnesota Democratic Sen. Al Franken will speak from the Senate floor Thursday about his future in office following a raft of allegations he touched women inappropriately and dozens of his Democratic colleagues calling for him to step aside.
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USA Today just ran the most anti-Trump editorial of the year

He is a "uniquely awful" figure who is "unfit to clean the toilets in Obama’s presidential library or to shine George W. Bush’s shoes," USA Today’s editorial board wrote.
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Black Women Are A Political Organizing Force. They’re Not Unicorns. | HuffPost

“Don’t just overlook the hard work that we did,” said one black woman who canvassed for Doug Jones.
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When Will Paul Ryan Step Down? | HuffPost

It's a question lawmakers are asking.
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Trump Takes Credit for Killing Hundreds of Regulations That Were Already Dead

Overblown claims of sweeping deregulation.
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Another Mueller investigator's Democratic ties raise new bias questions

New revelations about Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s team of attorneys have been unveiled this week, as details emerged that an attorney on the team worked to represent former Obama aide Ben Rhodes and the Clinton Foundation, raising more questions of a potential bias existing within the independent office.
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Voucher Schools Championed By Betsy DeVos Can Teach Whatever They Want. Turns Out They Teach Lies. | HuffPost

These schools teach creationism, racism and sexism. They’re also taking your tax dollars.
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More Clinton ties on Mueller team: One deputy attended Clinton party, another rep'd top aide

More Clinton connections have emerged for members of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigative team, amid growing Republican complaints about potential bias inside the office created to lead an independent probe.
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Roy Moore Still Won’t Concede Defeat: ‘The Battle Rages On’ | HuffPost

President Trump has reportedly already invited Moore's opponent -- and now senator-elect -- Doug Jones to the White House.
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Trump takes jab at Sen. Gillibrand in tweet, then she punches back

President Donald Trump and Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., sparred on Twitter on Tuesday, a day after the junior lawmaker called on the president to resign amid a series sexual misconduct and assault allegations against him.
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