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Boston's Morning Show with Kim & VB
December 08, 2017 - 8:35 am
(WASHINGTON) -- Eight-term Republican Rep. Trent Franks of Arizona announced Thursday night he is resigning from the U.S. House of Representatives after the House Ethics Committee launched an investigation into his conduct over subordinates. "I have recently learned that the Ethics Committee is...
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December 08, 2017 - 7:41 am
(WASHINGTON) --Controversial former Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio is "strongly considering" mounting a bid for the U.S. Senate in 2018, he told ABC News Thursday. Arpaio, 85, was pardoned by President Donald Trump in August after being found guilty in July on criminal contempt charges stemming from...
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December 08, 2017 - 7:32 am
(WASHINGTON) --Two former top campaign aides to President Trump still working outside of the White House, David Bossie and Corey Lewandowski, shared their candid assessment of the ups and downs of the Trump presidency thus far on the “Powerhouse Politics” podcast with ABC News' Chief White House...
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Credit: Architect of the Capitol
December 07, 2017 - 9:44 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- After Democrats called for — and got — Sen. Al Franken's resignation amid sexual misconduct allegations, Republicans are now being forced to face the question of why the Republican-backed Senate candidate Roy Moore in Alabama isn't being held to the same standard. "I of all people...
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Credit: Architect of the Capitol
December 07, 2017 - 6:49 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- With one day to spare before a looming government shutdown, Congress passed a short-term funding measure Thursday, sending the bill to President Donald Trump's desk and providing legislators with two additional weeks to negotiate a longer-term solution. The Senate passed the funding...
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US Congress
December 07, 2017 - 6:00 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- Eight-term Rep. Trent Franks, R-Ariz., announced on Thursday his resignation from the U.S. House of Representatives, effective January 31, 2018. In a statement , Franks said that he and his wife have "long struggled with infertility" and that he broached the subject of surrogacy...
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