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Sessions Defends Himself to Congress, Says He Never Lied

Attorney General Jeff Sessions, in a raised voice and defiant tone, strongly defended himself Tuesday against allegations that he had misled members of Congress about his knowledge of communications between…

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Housing Slowdown Slows Down More

Despite all the much-touted governmental initiatives to cure Israel’s chronic housing shortage, the latest figures indicate that, if anything, the situation has grown worse. “The slowdown in the real estate…

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Rep. Bob Goodlatte to Retire

Rep. Bob Goodlatte, who leads the House Judiciary Committee, announced Thursday he will retire at the end of his 13th term, becoming the latest GOP chairman not to seek re-election…

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House Passes $4T Budget in Step Forward for Trump Tax Plan

The House on Thursday gave a significant boost to President Donald Trump’s promise to cut taxes, narrowly passing a GOP budget that shelves longstanding concerns over federal deficits in favor…

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Cheers as Wounded Rep. Scalise Returns to Capitol

To hugs and a roaring bipartisan standing ovation, House Republican Whip Steve Scalise returned to the House on Thursday, more than three months after a baseball practice shooting left him…

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House to Vote on $7.9B Harvey Relief Bill

With federal disaster reserves running out, the House is swiftly moving to pass President Donald Trump’s request for a $7.9 billion first installment of relief for victims of Harvey. GOP…

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House Passes Defense Bill

The Republican-led House decisively approved a defense policy bill on Friday that declares climate change a national-security threat, demands rigorous oversight of the Pentagon’s cyber operations and rejects the Trump…

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Wounded Rep. Scalise Readmitted to Intensive Care

The Washington hospital where House Majority Whip Steve Scalise is recuperating from a gunshot wound says he has been readmitted to the intensive care unit. MedStar Washington Hospital Center says…

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