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FILE - In this June 14, 2017, file photo, Rep. Joe Barton, R-Texas, speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, about the incident where House Majority Whip Steve Scalise of La., and others, were shot during a Congressional baseball practice. Barton is apologizing after a nude photo of him circulated on social media. Barton released a statement on Nov. 22 to the Texas Tribune acknowledging that while separated from his second wife, prior to their divorce, he had sexual relationships "with other mature adult women." (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)
Barton to go mum over disclosed photo, citing probeBarton says he's going mum about a nude photo of him posted online because the matter is under investigation
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President Donald Trump speaks with members of the armed forces via video conference at his private club, Mar-a-Lago, on Thanksgiving, Thursday, Nov. 23, 2017, in Palm Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Trump credits troops, and himself, for military advancesTrump tells troops 'We're really winning' against US foes, thanks them and talks up his own leadership
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - In this July 25, 2016, file photo, Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., takes the stage at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. Franken has spent much of his nine years as senator trying to shed his funnyman image and digging into issues. That rising trajectory has been interrupted by allegations that he forcibly kissed one woman and squeezed another’s buttocks without their permission. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)
Franken's rising political star obscured by accusationsThe political ascent of Minnesota Democrat Al Franken has been abruptly interrupted by allegations of sexual misconduct
The Associated Press4 hours ago
A Miami Republican makes enemies in Washington
McClatchy Washington Bureau5 hours ago
Bannon insurgency stresses loyalty to Trump, not policy testBannon endorsements stress rooting out disloyalty over policy unity
The Associated Press5 hours ago
President Donald Trump speaks to the media before speaking with members of the armed forces via video conference at his private club, Mar-a-Lago, on Thanksgiving, Thursday, Nov. 23, 2017, in Palm Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
The Latest: Trump talks up US weapons to Coast GuardOn Thanksgiving visit to Coast Guard, Trump praises US military members _ and their equipment
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Congressional Russia probes likely to head into 2018Some Republicans would like to wrap up investigations into Russian meddling in the 2016 election; no quick end in sight
The Associated Press5 hours ago
France's President Emmanuel Macron, left, welcomes Polish Prime Minister Beata Szydlo prior to a meeting, at the Elysee Palace, in Paris, Thursday, Nov. 23, 2017. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
French, Polish leaders start to mend strained tiesFrench President Emmanuel Macron and Poland's prime minister took a first, key step Thursday toward mending differences that are weighing on the whole European Union
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Hiccup for Moore's Campaign: His Spokesman Is OutA hiccup for Roy Moore's Alabama Senate campaign: communications director John Rogers has resigned, reports Reuters , which quotes the campaign's chair as saying Wednesday, "Campaigns make changes throughout the duration of the campaign. John made the decision to leave the campaign last Friday—any representations to the contrary are false—...
Newser8 hours ago
Merkel's weakness at home might not be fatal flaw abroadMerkel's weakness at home might not be fatal flaw abroad
The Associated Press8 hours ago
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