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U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez fights tears as he speaks to reporters outside Martin Luther King Jr. Federal Courthouse after U.S. District Judge William Walls declared a mistrial in Menendez's federal corruption trial, Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017, in Newark, N.J. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
November 16, 2017 - 10:01 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Democratic Sen. Bob Menendez exited his federal bribery trial after a mistrial Thursday with an eye on a 2018 re-election effort, but with him neither acquitted nor convicted, the cloud from the investigation remains. The mistrial gave Democrats hoping to hold...
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Democratic Sen. Bob Menendez becomes emotional as he speaks to reporters in front of the courthouse in Newark, N.J., Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017. The federal bribery trial of Menendez ended in a mistrial Thursday when the jury said it was hopelessly deadlocked on all charges against the New Jersey politician and a wealthy donor. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
November 16, 2017 - 6:29 pm
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The federal bribery trial of Democratic Sen. Bob Menendez ended Thursday with the jury hopelessly deadlocked on all charges, a partial victory for him that could nevertheless leave the case hanging over his head as he gears up for re-election to a sharply divided Senate. U.S...
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FILE - In this Sept. 26, 2017, file photo, former Alabama Chief Justice and U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore speaks during his election party in Montgomery, Ala. is party suddenly and bitingly divided, Moore emphatically rejected increasing pressure to abandon his Senate bid on Friday, Nov. 10, as fears grew among GOP leaders that a once-safe Senate seat was in jeopardy just a month before a special election. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson, File)
November 10, 2017 - 9:06 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Roy Moore, the GOP nominee for the Senate in Alabama (all times local): 9:05 p.m. The lawyer for one of the women cited in The Washington Post's story about sexual misconduct by Senate candidate Roy Moore says it is "reprehensible that so many Alabama Republican...
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President Donald Trump arrives at Danang International Airport, Friday, Nov. 10, 2017, in Danang, Vietnam. Trump is on a five country trip through Asia traveling to Japan, South Korea, China, Vietnam and the Philippines. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
November 10, 2017 - 8:28 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Roy Moore, the GOP nominee for Senate in Alabama (all times local): 12:45 a.m. The White House says President Donald Trump believes Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore "will do the right thing and step aside" if sexual misconduct allegations against him are true...
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FILE - This July 26, 2016 file photo shows former head of the Democratic National Committee Donna Brazile speaking during the second day of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. Brazile says she considered replacing Hillary Clinton as the party’s presidential nominee with then-Vice President Joe Biden. She makes the revelation in a memoir being released Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017. This is according to The Washington Post, which obtained an advance copy of the book. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, file)
November 04, 2017 - 11:46 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The former head of the Democratic National Committee says she considered initiating effort to replace Hillary Clinton as the party's presidential nominee with then-Vice President Joe Biden. Donna Brazile makes the revelation in a memoir being released Tuesday, according to The...
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President Donald Trump speaks as he announces Federal Reserve board member Jerome Powell as his nominee for the next chair of the Federal Reserve in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
November 03, 2017 - 8:16 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Friday the American public "deserves" a federal investigation of Hillary Clinton and the Democratic National Committee over a joint fundraising agreement they signed in August 2015. Trump launched a multi-part Twitter attack criticizing his former 2016...
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Paul Manafort, left, leaves Federal District Court in Washington, Monday, Oct. 30, 2017. Manafort, President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, and Manafort's business associate Rick Gates pleaded not guilty to felony charges of conspiracy against the United States and other counts. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
October 31, 2017 - 1:47 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — On a black Monday for Donald Trump's White House, the special counsel investigating possible coordination between the Kremlin and the Trump presidential campaign announced the first charges, indicting Trump's former campaign chairman and revealing how an adviser lied to the FBI...
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President Donald Trump calls on a reporter before boarding Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2017, for a short trip to Andrews Air Force Base, Md. and then on to Dallas. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
October 26, 2017 - 5:20 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and fellow Republicans latched onto revelations tying Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign to a dossier of allegations about his ties to Russia. The president said Wednesday it was a "disgrace" that Democrats had helped pay for research that produced the...
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President Donald Trump walks down the steps of Air Force One after landing at Dallas Love Field airport, Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2017, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
October 25, 2017 - 7:32 pm
DALLAS (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local): 6:30 p.m. President Donald Trump is blaming the press for making him appear "more uncivil than I am." Trump blamed journalists when asked Wednesday whether he should be more civil after two retiring Republican senators leveled...
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President Donald Trump walks towards Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2017, for a short trip to Andrews Air Force Base, Md. and then on to Dallas. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
October 25, 2017 - 6:29 pm
DALLAS (AP) — President Donald Trump pointed to "tremendous success" in Texas' work to recover from Hurricane Harvey on Wednesday, suggesting that the federal government might as a partner in addressing long-term flood mitigation plans in the state. Arriving in Dallas ahead of a fundraising stop,...
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