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Roy Moore’s controversial legal history could prevent him from becoming an influential member of the Senate

Roy Moore's controversial record might end up costing him a spot on the Senate Judiciary Committee in the event he wins Alabama's special election on Tuesday.
Roy Moore.

Republicans are doing a complete 180 on Roy Moore now that Trump has given his explicit endorsement

Some top Republicans have softened their once hardline stance against Roy Moore following Trump's endorsement of the Alabama candidate.
Dozens of immigration advocates and supporters attend a rally outside of Trump Tower along Fifth Avenue on August 15, 2017 in New York City.

Dozens of House Republicans are demanding a permanent DACA fix by the end of the year

Thirty-four House Republicans signed a letter to Speaker Paul Ryan urging him to bring forward a permanent legislative solution for the young "Dreamers."
Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao

Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao says she has a #MeToo sexual harassment story and advises women to ‘let it go’

Elaine Chao said she has experienced sexual harassment in the workplace but declined to name the perpetrator, saying the person is "still around."

Congress is planning to punt on the government shutdown deadline

Republican congressional leaders rolled out a plan to extend the government funding to December 22, to avoid a government shutdown at the end of the week.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell

Republicans are still making a huge claim about the tax bill that every independent analysis rejects

Mitch McConnell, Steven Mnuchin, and other Republicans say the tax reform bill will pay for itself, not a single major analysis agrees with them.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on "This Week."

Mitch McConnell reverses call for Roy Moore to drop out of Alabama Senate race

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said he'd leave it up to Alabama voters to decide whether GOP candidate Roy Moore should be in the US Senate.
President Donald Trump


The Senate passed the Republican Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, moving it closer to becoming law and Trump's first major legislative victory.
President Donald Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell

Here’s who would be the winners and losers under the latest Senate Republican tax bill

The Joint Committee on Taxation's analysis of the Senate Republican tax bill, named the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, leaked Wednesday.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and President Donald Trump

Senate Republicans are getting closer to passing their enormous tax bill

Some Senate Republicans that disliked the GOP tax plan appear to be coming around on the bill, but trouble still remains.