Senate elections

FILE - In this Nov. 15, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump speaks in the Diplomatic Reception Room of the White House in Washington. Trump is expressing more doubts about a new policy allowing trophies of African elephants shot for sport to be imported. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)
November 19, 2017 - 10:13 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Sunday expressed more doubts about a new policy allowing trophies of African elephants shot for sport to be imported, appearing to question whether "this horror show" would actually aid in the conservation of any animal. The trophy policy was among issues...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2017 file photo, Sen. Ben Sasse, R-Neb., speaks during a legislative summit featuring Nebraska's elected Congressional and House officials, in Ashland, Neb. Sasse says Republican leaders are overstating how much passing tax-cut legislation can protect their party in next year's elections. The Nebraska Republican, who addressed an evangelical conservative group Saturday night, Nov. 18, 2017, told reporters after his speech that he likes the tax bill moving in the Senate. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik, File)
November 19, 2017 - 12:16 am
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — U.S. Sen. Ben Sasse says Republican leaders are overstating how much passing tax-cut legislation can protect their party in next year's elections. The Nebraska Republican, who addressed an evangelical conservative group Saturday night, told reporters after his speech that he...
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U.S. Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., speaks to aerospace workers about the current congressional tax reform proposal in Mesa, Ariz., Friday, Nov. 17, 2017. The Republican told aerospace company workers that corporate tax cuts are needed to restore America's global competitiveness. (AP Photo/Bob Christie)
November 18, 2017 - 10:24 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — Republican U.S. Sen. Jeff Flake was caught on an open microphone saying the GOP is "toast" if it follows President Donald Trump and Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore. The Arizona senator was talking to the mayor of the Phoenix suburb of Mesa offstage Friday after speaking at a town...
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FILE - In this June 16, 2009 photo, Sen. John Ensign, R-Nev. speaks at a news conference at the Lloyd D. George Federal building in Las Vegas. Ensign resigned in 2011 after revelations that he had an affair with the wife of a top staffer. (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken)
November 17, 2017 - 8:40 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — It's been nearly six years since the Senate Ethics Committee conducted a major investigation of a sitting senator. Next year, the panel could be working nonstop, deciding the fate of up to three lawmakers, including two facing allegations of inappropriate sexual behavior. The...
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November 17, 2017 - 4:00 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is displaying selective outrage over allegations of sexual harassment against prominent men in politics, his own tortured past lingering over his response. Trump moved quickly Thursday to label accusations against Minnesota Democratic Sen. Al Franken as "...
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CORRECTS DATE TO TUESDAY, NOV. 14, 2017- President Donald Trump arrives at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017, to board Marine One for a short trip to the White House. Trump returns from a five country trip through Asia traveling to Japan, South Korea, China, Vietnam and the Philippines. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
November 15, 2017 - 8:12 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump spent five days in Asia largely keeping the Alabama Senate scandal at bay. He won't be so lucky on U.S. soil. The president returned to Washington on Tuesday night and walked straight into a party panic over the sexual misconduct accusations dogging GOP...
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Former Alabama Chief Justice and U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore speaks at a revival, Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017, in Jackson, Ala. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
November 15, 2017 - 6:01 am
JACKSON, Ala. (AP) — Taking the pulpit at a Baptist revival at a south Alabama church, Republican Roy Moore quoted lengthy Bible passages and made only passing reference to the allegations against him of sexual misconduct with teenagers. The former judge found a brief refuge Tuesday night from the...
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President Donald Trump, center, gives a statement before leaving for the airport, an East Asia Summit at the Philippine International Convention Center, Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017, in Manila, Philippines. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is seen at right while National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster is at left. Trump is on a five country trip through Asia traveling to Japan, South Korea, China, Vietnam and the Philippines. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
November 14, 2017 - 6:42 am
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. WHO MESSAGED WITH WIKILEAKS DURING 2016 CAMPAIGN In the exchanges, which Donald Trump Jr. released on Twitter, the whistleblower website praises his father's positive comments about their...
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Former Alabama Chief Justice and U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore speaks at the Vestavia Hills Public library, Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017, in Birmingham, Ala. According to a Thursday, Nov. 9 Washington Post story an Alabama woman said Moore made inappropriate advances and had sexual contact with her when she was 14. Moore has denied the allegations. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
November 13, 2017 - 6:44 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republicans are confronted with a limited, unappealing set of options in responding to Alabama GOP candidate Roy Moore, who is caught up in allegations of sexual misconduct. For starters, the election in Alabama is already underway. Absentee ballots are being mailed in for...
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Former Alabama Chief Justice and U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore waits to speak the Vestavia Hills Public library, Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017, in Birmingham, Ala. According to a Thursday, Nov. 9 Washington Post story an Alabama woman said Moore made inappropriate advances and had sexual contact with her when she was 14. Moore is denying the allegations. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
November 12, 2017 - 4:43 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the debate over Roy Moore, Alabama's Republican nominee for the U.S. Senate, who faces allegations that he initiated sexual contact with a 14-year old girl decades ago. (all times local): 4:30 p.m. Alabama Republican Roy Moore is trying to raise money for his U.S...
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