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Thursday, Dec 14, 2017 at 09:31 PM EST

Putin Praises Trump, Says Collusion Claims Are 'Invented'

Putin Praises Trump, Says Collusion Claims Are 'Invented'

Russian President Vladimir Putin scoffed Thursday at allegations of collusion between U.S. President Donald Trump's campaign and Russia, saying the reports have been "invented" by Trump's foes and have hurt the...

Thursday, Dec 14, 2017 at 05:25 PM EST

GOP Rep. Farenthold, Bowing to Pressure, Won't Seek Re-Election

GOP Rep. Farenthold, Bowing to Pressure, Won't Seek Re-Election

Bowing to pressure from fellow Republicans, Texas Rep. Blake Farenthold said Thursday he would not seek re-election to a fifth term, apologizing for his angry outbursts but denying sexual harassment allegations...

Thursday, Dec 14, 2017 at 09:14 AM EST

Why Black Women Voters Stepped Up for Doug Jones

Why Black Women Voters Stepped Up for Doug Jones

#BlackWomen trended on Twitter as many hailed African American women for playing a major role in driving Democrat Doug Jones' projected victory against Roy Moore in deep-red Alabama. NBC News exit polls...

Thursday, Dec 14, 2017 at 08:06 AM EST

Kentucky Lawmaker Facing Assault Allegations Dies by Suicide

Kentucky Lawmaker Facing Assault Allegations Dies by Suicide

Dan Johnson, a Republican state lawmaker in Kentucky who defiantly denied allegations that he sexually assaulted a teenage girl in the basement of his home, died in an apparent suicide Wednesday night, the...

Thursday, Dec 14, 2017 at 06:44 AM EST

Alabama Senate Win Gives Democrats a Big Dream for 2018

Alabama Senate Win Gives Democrats a Big Dream for 2018

To Democrats, Senate candidate Doug Jones' stunning projected victory in reliably Republican Alabama is more than a quirky one-off. Instead, party leaders cast the upset as a sign of growing nationwide momentum...

Thursday, Dec 14, 2017 at 02:39 PM EST

What Is Net Neutrality and Why Does It Matter?

What Is Net Neutrality and Why Does It Matter?

"Net neutrality" regulations, designed to prevent internet service providers like Verizon, AT&T, Comcast and Charter from favoring some sites and apps over others, are on the chopping block. On Thursday, the...

Thursday, Dec 14, 2017 at 06:32 AM EST

Undeterred Bannon Under Siege From GOP After Alabama Loss

Undeterred Bannon Under Siege From GOP After Alabama Loss

Former White House strategist Steve Bannon is catching blame from fellow Republicans for coughing up a safe Senate seat in deep-red Alabama and foisting damaging political advice on President Donald Trump....

Thursday, Dec 14, 2017 at 08:20 PM EST

Rubio Defection Threatens GOP's Slim Majority on Tax Bill

Rubio Defection Threatens GOP's Slim Majority on Tax Bill

The Republicans' razor-thin margin for driving their sweeping tax package through the Senate was thrown into jeopardy Thursday when GOP Sen. Marco Rubio declared he will vote against it unless negotiators expand...

Thursday, Dec 14, 2017 at 12:35 AM EST

How the GOP Tax Deal Could Impact You

How the GOP Tax Deal Could Impact You

If the GOP tax plan passes, how would it impact you? NBC10's Keith Jones lets us know how we can prepare.

Wednesday, Dec 13, 2017 at 06:59 PM EST

Senators React to Jones' Win in Alabama

Senators React to Jones' Win in Alabama

It's a big day in Washington after a Democratic victory in Alabama's senate race Tuesday night and Republicans reaching a final tax agreement Wednesday. NBC10's Lauren Mayk is in D.C. to track both of these...

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