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Democrat Doug Jones Defeats Roy Moore in Alabama Senate Race

Democrat Doug Jones Defeats Roy Moore in Alabama Senate Race

Dec 13
In a stunning victory aided by scandal, Democrat Doug Jones won Alabama's special Senate election on Tuesday, beating back history, an embattled Republican opponent and President Donald Trump, who urgently endorsed GOP rebel Roy Moore f

Lambda Legal to Senate: Indecent, Extremist, Anti-LGBT Nominees Have No Place on the Federal Bench

Lambda Legal to Senate: Indecent, Extremist, Anti-LGBT Nominees Have No Place on the Federal Bench

Dec 13
Following the confirmation of Leonard Steven Grasz to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit Tuesday night, the United States Senate is preparing to put two more of Donald Trump's extreme, anti-LGBT judicial nominees on the federal bench.

Resigned? Omarosa Allegedly Escorted Off The White House Premises

Resigned? Omarosa Allegedly Escorted Off The White House Premises

Dec 13
As news swirls about Omarosa Manigault Newman's reported resignation from her position in the Trump administration, the Twittersphere is casting doubt on whether it was voluntary.

Democrats: Minnesota Governor Picks Smith to Replace Franken

Democrats: Minnesota Governor Picks Smith to Replace Franken

By Kyle Potter | Dec 13
Minnesota's governor has chosen Lt. Gov. Tina Smith to fill Sen. Al Franken's seat until the November election, and she will run in that election to complete the final two years of Franken's term, a Democratic operative told The AP Wednesday.

Prominent Black Supporter of Trump Set to Leave White House

Prominent Black Supporter of Trump Set to Leave White House

By Darlene Superville | Dec 13
The White House says Omarosa Manigault Newman - one of President Donald Trump's most prominent African-American supporters - plans to leave the administration next month.

Civil Rights Groups Blast Senate Republicans for Rubber-Stamping Another Anti-LGBTQ Trump Nominee

Civil Rights Groups Blast Senate Republicans for Rubber-Stamping Another Anti-LGBTQ Trump Nominee

Dec 13
Civil rights groups blasted the United States Senate Republicans Tuesday for confirming President Trump's latest anti-LGBTQ federal judge - the uniquely unqualified Leonard Steven Grasz.

Analysis: Trump Bets on Moore and Suffers Stinging Defeat

Analysis: Trump Bets on Moore and Suffers Stinging Defeat

By Julie Pace | Dec 13
Rarely has a sitting president rallied behind such a scandal-plagued candidate the way Donald Trump did with Alabama's Roy Moore. And rarely has that bet failed so spectacularly.

Trump Says Roy Moore Had Deck 'Stacked Against Him'

Trump Says Roy Moore Had Deck 'Stacked Against Him'

Dec 13
President Donald Trump is defending his decision to initially back Sen. Luther Strange against Roy Moore in Alabama's Senate election, saying in a predawn tweet that "Roy worked hard but the deck was stacked against him."

Senate OKs Trump Judicial Pick Who Was Rated 'Not Qualified'

Senate OKs Trump Judicial Pick Who Was Rated 'Not Qualified'

By Ken Freking | Dec 13
The Senate on Tuesday narrowly confirmed one of President Donald Trump's judicial nominees despite a rare "not qualified" rating from the American Bar Association.

Gillibrand Got a Fight She Wants After Trump's Fiery Tweet

Gillibrand Got a Fight She Wants After Trump's Fiery Tweet

By Richard Lardner | Dec 13
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand got a fight she wants after President Donald Trump lashed out at the New York Democrat in a provocative tweet that claimed she'd begged him for campaign contributions and would "do anything" for them.

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