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December 10, 2017 - 11:37 am
(WASHINGTON) -- The only Democratic congresswoman from Alabama said voting for Republican Roy Moore "will only take us backwards." "I really hope that the people of Alabama realize this election is about the soul of this nation and the soul of Alabama," Rep. Terri Sewell told This Week co-anchor...
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ABC News
December 10, 2017 - 10:17 am
(WASHINGTON) -- The top Democrat on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee said he agreed with President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital but that the announcement should have been handled with greater diplomacy and as a way to advance the Middle East peace process...
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December 10, 2017 - 9:45 am
(WASHINGTON) -- Newly unsealed court documents reveal August 2016 emails between former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort and his former deputy Rick Gates in the days after Manafort left the Trump campaign, discussing a "press strategy" to defend himself after his departure. The emails, attached...
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ABCNews.com
December 09, 2017 - 10:55 pm
(NEW YORK) -- Roy Moore's campaign is set to run a robocall featuring the voice of President Donald Trump, in what would be Trump's most direct involvement with Moore's campaign efforts to date. Alabama voters will begin receiving calls with the president's endorsement starting Sunday, according to...
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December 09, 2017 - 11:15 am
(JACKSON, Miss.) -- The head of the NAACP and two black congressmen, including John Lewis, a leader in the U.S. Civil Rights Movement, said they will not be present at Saturday's opening of the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum because President Trump will be there. NAACP President Derrick Johnson...
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Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call
December 09, 2017 - 3:05 am
(WASHINGTON) -- After Special Counsel Robert Mueller removed a senior FBI agent from his team for allegedly expressing potentially anti-Trump views, a veteran FBI official briefly involved in the launch of the agency's probe into Hillary Clinton's private email server has stepped in to join Mueller...
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December 08, 2017 - 9:43 pm
(PENSACOLA, Fla) -- Rallying supporters at a venue just 20 minutes away from the Alabama border, President Trump sought to discredit one of the women accusing Alabama Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore of sexual misconduct in calling on Alabama voters to vote for the Moore in the upcoming...
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December 08, 2017 - 9:28 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- White House communications director Hope Hicks met with special counsel Robert Mueller's team for interviews Thursday and Friday, sources familiar with the matter confirmed to ABC News. Hicks was interviewed as part of the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election...
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