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Democrats, advocacy groups launch blitz of ads attacking tax plan

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The tax overhaul pushed by President Donald Trump and fellow Republicans is prompting a slew of attack ads by Democrats and progressive groups that say the legislation would lavish benefits on corporations and the rich, while harming the middle class.

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Trump defends Senate candidate Moore despite misconduct allegations

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President Donald Trump defended embattled U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore on Tuesday, saying the Alabama Republican had denied allegations of sexual misconduct and emphasizing that he did not want Moore's Democratic opponent to win.

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US one of only three countries to vote against UN resolution condemning glorification of Nazism

Added: 22.11.2017 6:04 | 0 views | 0 comments


The US has voted against a United Nations resolution that condemns the glorification of Nazism due to the issues it raises over free speech protections, the state department has said. America votes against the resolution each year, which passes overwhelmingly, though the first “no” vote from Donald Trump’s administration is likely to generate terest following the president’s “many sides” comment in response to the violence in Virginia earlier this year. Republicans slammed Mr Trump at the time for failing to condemn the far right groups who were involved in the violence in Charlottesville, while white nationalists praised him.

Evangelical Christian leader 'helped cover up alleged sexual assault by anti-LGBT politician'

Added: 22.11.2017 5:04 | 0 views | 0 comments


The leader of an anti-LGBT evangelical activist group has been accused of helping to cover up sexual assault allegations against a Republican politician. Wes Goodman, the Republican state legislator for Ohio who pushed for "family values", resigned last week after being caught having sex with a man in his office. Mr Goodman has also been accused of sexually assaulting an 18-year-old man at a conference in 2015, allegedly unzipping his trousers and fondling him in a hotel room early in the morning.

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Alabama Senate race gets even stranger as Democrat quotes Ivanka in ad

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A new ad for Democratic Senate candidate Doug Jones quotes Republican Sen. Richard Shelby, Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Ivanka Trump, saying there is no reason to doubt the women who have accused Roy Moore of sexual misconduct.

Accuser's friend: Moore's intentions evident

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Patti Spradlin, friend of Leigh Corfman, a woman who accused Alabama Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore of sexual abuse, recalls her experiences of seeing him at the mall.

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Trump defends Senate candidate Moore despite sexual misconduct allegations

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President Donald Trump defended embattled US Senate candidate Roy Moore on Tuesday (Nov 21), saying the Alabama Republican had denied allegations of sexual misconduct and emphasizing that he did not want Moore's Democratic opponent to win.

From: www.straitstimes.com

Commentary: Why Republicans should be thankful (mostly) this Thanksgiving

Added: 22.11.2017 3:28 | 0 views | 0 comments

Their poll numbers are sagging, and they're short on legislative accomplishments -- so what does the GOP have to be happy about?

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Tide of Public Opinion Turning Against Moore

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Rachel Maddow reports on the strengthening position of Doug Jones, the Democratic challenger to Roy Moore as Moore maintains local party support but suffers rejection by national Republicans and local media.

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U.S. Readies Trade Sledgehammer for China

Added: 22.11.2017 3:07 | 1 views | 0 comments

Gone are the days of “engagement” with China. As the chief U.S. trade negotiator readies a barrage of punitive measure, both Republicans and Democrats cheer him on.

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