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  • Associated Press

    McCain replacement Sen. Jon Kyl resigning at end of year

    PHOENIX (December 14, 2018) — Arizona's governor says U.S. Sen. Jon Kyl will resign at the end of the year from the U.S. Senate seat he was appointed to less than four months ago following the death of Sen. Jon McCain.

  • Associated Press

    Pair of abortion restrictions in Ohio head to Kasich's desk

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (December 14, 2018) — Republican lawmakers have sent Gov. John Kasich a pair of new abortion restrictions, including legislation banning abortion at the first detectable fetal heartbeat that he's vowed to veto.

  • Associated Press

    Florida Senate won't block election chief's suspension

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (December 14, 2018) — The Florida Senate will not take any action to block the suspension of an embattled county elections supervisor who drew fierce criticism during this year's contentious election recount, a leading state lawmaker said Thursday.

  • Associated Press

    Senate rebukes Saudi Arabia over Khashoggi, Yemen war

    WASHINGTON (December 13, 2018) — Senators voted Thursday to recommend that the U.S. end its assistance to Saudi Arabia for the war in Yemen and put the blame for the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi squarely on Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, in a direct challenge to both the longtime Middle East ally and President Donald Trump's handling of the relationship.

  • Associated Press

    Senate passes overhaul of sexual harassment claim process

    WASHINGTON (December 13, 2018) — The Senate has passed a bill to overhaul the process for handling sexual assault and harassment claims in Congress.

  • Associated Press

    In plea deal, Russian woman admits to being a secret agent

    WASHINGTON (December 13, 2018) — A Russian woman accused of being a secret agent admitted Thursday that she conspired to infiltrate the American gun-rights movement to gather intelligence on conservative political groups.

  • Associated Press

    Trump argues he 'never directed' his lawyer to break law

    WASHINGTON (December 13, 2018) — President Donald Trump is contending he "never directed" longtime lawyer Michael Cohen to break the law. Trump's tweet Thursday comes a day after Cohen was sentenced to prison for crimes including arranging hush money payments to conceal Trump's alleged affairs.

  • Associated Press

    Pledge to limit tenure as speaker wins over Pelosi critics

    WASHINGTON (December 13, 2018) — Rep. Nancy Pelosi all but ensured that she will become House speaker next month, quelling a revolt by disgruntled younger Democrats by agreeing to limit her tenure to no more than four additional years in the chamber's top post.

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