AP POLITICS

Wife of Alabama Senate candidate Moore says he won't quit

8 min 52 sec ago
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The wife of Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore said Friday her husband won't quit the race in the face of allegations that he sexually assaulted young women years ago. 2017-11-17T09:16:00-05:00 2017-11-17T14:16:30-05:00

White House requests $44B disaster aid bill

8 min 52 sec ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House Friday sent Congress a $44 billion disaster aid request that's already under attack from lawmakers from hurricane-hit regions as way too small. 2017-11-17T09:16:00-05:00 2017-11-17T14:16:07-05:00

Democrats press Homeland Security pick on immigration issues

8 min 52 sec ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Democrats are pressing President Donald Trump's choice to lead the Homeland Security Department for more specific answers to a series of contentious immigration policy questions. 2017-11-17T09:14:00-05:00 2017-11-17T14:14:50-05:00

State Department battles criticism of Tillerson's management

21 min 58 sec ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department is hitting back at the growing bipartisan criticism of Rex Tillerson's leadership and accusations he is presiding over a debilitating brain drain of the nation's diplomatic corps. 2017-11-17T09:06:00-05:00 2017-11-17T14:06:43-05:00

State Department battles criticism of Tillerson's management

35 min 58 sec ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department is hitting back at growing bipartisan criticism of Rex Tillerson's leadership and accusations he is presiding over a debilitating brain drain of the nation's diplomatic corps. 2017-11-17T08:51:00-05:00 2017-11-17T13:51:28-05:00

The Latest: Rape survivor wants Franken's name off bill

50 min 56 sec ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on allegations of sexual misconduct against Sen. Al Franken (all times local): 2017-11-17T08:35:00-05:00 2017-11-17T13:35:19-05:00

Wife of Alabama Senate candidate Moore goes on offense

1 hour 1 min ago
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The wife of Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore said Friday her husband won't quit the race in the face of allegations that he sexually assaulted young women years ago. 2017-11-17T08:19:00-05:00 2017-11-17T13:19:52-05:00

White House requests $44B disaster aid bill

1 hour 58 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House Friday sent Congress a $44 billion disaster aid request that's already under attack from lawmakers from hurricane-hit regions as way too small. 2017-11-17T07:12:00-05:00 2017-11-17T12:12:24-05:00

VA exploring idea of merging health system with Pentagon

2 hours 11 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — As part of its effort to expand private health care, the Department of Veterans Affairs is exploring the possibility of merging its health system with the Pentagon's, a cost-saving measure that veterans groups say could threaten the viability of VA hospitals and clinics. 2017-11-17T07:13:00-05:00 2017-11-17T12:13:36-05:00

Defiant Moore camp invokes Bible in targeting accusers

2 hours 11 min ago
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Ever defiant, Republican Roy Moore's chief backers invoked the Bible in lashing out at the women accusing him of sexual misconduct. Women's advocates decried the talk as worn intimidation tactics in a desperate attempt to keep his imperiled Senate bid alive. 2017-11-17T07:07:00-05:00 2017-11-17T12:07:10-05:00

White House requests $44B disaster aid bill

2 hours 25 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House has sent Congress a $44 billion disaster aid request that falls far short of demands from hurricane-hit Texas, Florida and Puerto Rico. 2017-11-17T06:54:00-05:00 2017-11-17T11:54:37-05:00

Sen. Hatch to Dems saying tax cuts are for rich: 'Bull crap'

2 hours 39 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — A debate between two senators over whether Republican tax cuts are aimed at helping the rich escalated into raised voices, interruptions, a banging gavel and the use of a decidedly un-senatorial noun. 2017-11-17T06:42:00-05:00 2017-11-17T11:42:08-05:00

Franken apologizes after woman says he kissed, groped her

3 hours 21 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — Minnesota Sen. Al Franken faced a storm of criticism and a likely ethics investigation after a Los Angeles radio anchor accused him of forcibly kissing her and groping her during a 2006 USO tour. He was the first member of Congress caught up in the recent wave of allegations of sexual abuse and inappropriate behavior. 2017-11-17T05:58:00-05:00 2017-11-17T10:58:44-05:00

Sen. Hatch to Dems saying tax cuts are for rich: 'Bull crap'

3 hours 36 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — A debate between two senators over whether Republican tax cuts are aimed at helping the rich escalated into raised voices, interruptions, a banging gavel and a decidedly un-senatorial cry of "bull crap." 2017-11-17T05:34:00-05:00 2017-11-17T10:34:43-05:00

The Latest: Ex-staffers vouch for Franken after allegations

3 hours 36 min ago
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Latest on sexual harassment allegations against Minnesota Sen. Al Franken (all times local): 2017-11-17T05:54:00-05:00 2017-11-17T10:54:40-05:00

Trump to host NCAA champs, So Carolina women decline invite

4 hours 59 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump will host college sports championship teams at the White House on Friday, although the South Carolina women's basketball team declined the invitation. 2017-11-17T04:26:00-05:00 2017-11-17T09:26:36-05:00

Selective outrage: Trump criticizes Franken, silent on Moore

6 hours 24 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is displaying selective outrage over allegations of sexual harassment against prominent men in politics, as his own tortured past lingers over his response. 2017-11-17T02:59:00-05:00 2017-11-17T07:59:46-05:00

Franken apologizes after woman says he kissed, groped her

6 hours 34 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — Minnesota Sen. Al Franken faced a storm of criticism and a likely ethics investigation after a Los Angeles radio anchor accused him of forcibly kissing her and groping her during a 2006 USO tour. He was the first member of Congress caught up in the recent wave of allegations of sexual abuse and inappropriate behavior. 2017-11-17T02:51:00-05:00 2017-11-17T07:51:11-05:00

The Latest: Franken accuser says voters will decide his fate

6 hours 49 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on allegations of sexual misconduct against Sen. Al Franken (all times local): 2017-11-17T02:35:00-05:00 2017-11-17T07:35:26-05:00

Franken apologizes after woman says he kissed, groped her

6 hours 49 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — Minnesota Sen. Al Franken faced a storm of criticism and a likely ethics investigation after a Los Angeles radio anchor accused him of forcibly kissing her and groping her during a 2006 USO tour. He was the first member of Congress caught up in the recent wave of allegations of sexual abuse and inappropriate behavior. 2017-11-17T02:31:00-05:00 2017-11-17T07:31:03-05:00

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