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So how big is the media's sexual-harassment problem?

57 min 17 sec ago
A survey project by the Columbia Journalism Review could provide clues.

America's dad-joker in chief doesn't know when our bed time is

58 min 17 sec ago
More than half of Americans aren't asleep until 12:10 a.m.

Former Franken female staffers speak out: ‘He treated us with the utmost respect’

1 hour 21 min ago
The statement comes as the senator's accuser says she's willing to meet with him to discuss the allegations.

Civil rights activist Jesse Jackson says he has Parkinson's disease

1 hour 30 min ago
The Rev. Jesse L. Jackson said in a statement that he and his family began to notice changes about three years ago and he will dedicate himself to physical therapy. “Recognition of the effects of this disease on me has been painful, and I have been slow to grasp the gravity of it,” he said. […]

Roy Moore 'will not step down,' his wife Kayla Moore says

1 hour 30 min ago
Her comments were the latest signal that Moore is not planning to end his campaign.

Trump's silence on Roy Moore is deafening

1 hour 46 min ago
The president was the one man who could have ended Roy Moore's campaign. He chose not to.

A woman with a profane anti-Trump decal on her truck was arrested — for something else

2 hours 54 min ago
The truck's owner questioned the timing of the arrest after Fort Bend County Sheriff Troy E. Nehls said the decal could draw a disorderly conduct charge.

The Health 202: House Republicans are divided over individual mandate push in tax plan

4 hours 17 min ago
Congress might hurt and help Obamacare before year's end

What Trump has said about assault allegations against Franken, Moore, Clinton — and himself

4 hours 17 min ago
Trump's accusers are all liars; his political opponents' are all truth-tellers.

Why Kirsten Gillibrand's bold statement that Bill Clinton should've resigned is a big deal

4 hours 17 min ago
The New York senator's comments could facilitate a rewriting of Bill Clinton's legacy.

Tense exchange between Hatch and Brown over tax cuts

5 hours 18 min ago
Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin G. Hatch (R-Utah) and Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) got a tense exchange during the Senate Finance Committee's markup of the GOP tax bill on Nov. 16.

The Daily 202: How EPA chief Scott Pruitt wants to redefine ‘environmentalism’

6 hours 46 min ago
In an interview, Pruitt explains why he wants to partner with the businesses he regulates.

Free trade is becoming more popular — especially among Republicans

7 hours 15 min ago
NAFTA negotiators, take note.

Foreign Service leadership being 'decapitated' and 'depleted at a dizzying speed'

7 hours 15 min ago
American Foreign Service Association President Barbara Stephenson is cautioning against “mounting threats to our institution.

4 big questions for Al Franken about the allegations against him

7 hours 18 min ago
The senator has apologized, but he hasn't elaborated on what he disputes from what Leeann Tweeden labeled "sexual assault."

A photo shows Al Franken touching Leeann Tweeden's chest. Many media reports still say he 'allegedly' groped her.

7 hours 48 min ago
Some women's rights advocates want the press to be bolder, but news outlets have their reasons to be cautious.

The GOP claim that half of the people paying the Obamacare penalty make less than $25,000

11 hours 25 min ago
Sen . John Cornyn presents an incomplete statistic that lacks significant context.

Can President Trump pressure the Justice Department to investigate Hillary Clinton?

11 hours 25 min ago
What are the limitations of a president's influence on the Justice Dept? Reporter Devlin Barrett offers the latest news, fact checker Glenn Kessler unpacks Uranium One, and a once dep. special counsel explains risks for politicizing the Justice Dept.


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