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us-senate-saudi-121718.jpg The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia condemned the Senate vote last week to pass a bi-partisan resolution calling for an end to US military support to the Saudi-led coalition in the destructive Yemen war. Although Thursday's resolution is not likely to pass the House, it's the first time in 45 years that the Senate has voted to withdraw forces from a war Congress didn't approve. The Senate also agreed by

donald-trump2-121718.jpg Just days ahead of the Federal Reserve's latest monetary policy decision, President Donald Trump has continued to lash out at the central bank's plan to gradually raise interest rates. Trump called it "incredible" the Fed is considering another interest rate hike in a post on Twitter on Monday.

kyl-jon-121418.jpg Just a few months after being appointed to replace the late Senator John McCain, R-Ariz., Republican Senator Jon Kyl, R-Ariz., will resign from the Senate at the end of the year. Kyl's resignation was revealed in a letter to Arizona Governor Doug Ducey, who is now charged with appointing a new replacement...

michael-cohen-121218.jpg President Donald Trump's longtime personal lawyer Michael Cohen lashed out at his former employer in an interview with ABC News that aired Friday, claiming the president "does not deserve loyalty."

senate-soudi-yemen-121418.jpg The Republican-controlled Senate voted 56 to 41 to pass a bipartisan resolution calling for an end to U.S. military support to the Saudi-led coalition in the destructive war in Yemen.

maria-butina-121318.jpg Alleged Russian secret agent Maria Butina pleaded guilty Thursday for attempting to covertly influence U.S. policy toward Russia. As part of a deal with prosecutors, Butina pleaded guilty to conspiracy to operate as an unlisted foreign agent and agreed to cooperate with investigators.

us-capitol-121418.jpg A bipartisan bill intended to address the issue of sexual harassment on Capitol Hill is headed to President Donald Trump's desk after being unanimously approved by both the House and Senate.

donald-trump2-121318.jpg A day after Michael Cohen was sentenced to three years in prison for a variety of crimes, President Donald Trump claimed in a post on Twitter on Thursday that he never directed his longtime personal lawyer to break the law.

nancypelosi-121318.jpg In an effort to secure the votes needed to reclaim the House Speaker's gavel, current House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., announced an agreement on term limits for senior House Democratic leaders on Wednesday.

tulsi-gabbard-121318.jpg Tulsi Gabbard, four-time Democratic lawmaker and the first Hindu member of the US Congress, has revealed her intention to run for presidency in 2020. The member of House of Representatives from Hawaii opened her mind on White House dreams in an interview on Wednesday. "I'm seriously considering it," Gabbard told MSNBC News replying to a question on her presidential aspirations. The 37-year-old

michael-cohen-121218.jpg President Donald Trump's longtime personal lawyer Michael Cohen has been sentenced to three years in prison for committing a variety of crimes, including tax evasion, bank fraud, campaign finance violations, and lying to Congress.

mike-pence-121218.jpg After sitting silently during a testy public exchange between President Donald Trump and Democratic leaders, Vice President Mike Pence made history later on Tuesday by casting a tie-breaking vote to confirm a judicial nominee in the Senate.

mcconnell-121218.jpg Under pressure from President Donald Trump, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ken., announced Tuesday the Senate will hold a vote on a criminal justice reform bill before the end of the year.

trump5-121118.jpg In a tense public exchange with Democratic leaders on Tuesday, President Donald Trump took ownership of a potential shutdown of key government agencies over the issue of funding of his controversial border wall. "If we don't get what we want, one way or the other," Trump said, "I will shut down the government, absolutely."

trump3-121118.jpg Just hours before a meeting with top Democratic leaders, President Donald Trump attacked the party as weak on border security in a series of posts to Twitter on Tuesday. Trump accused Democratic lawmakers of wanting "open borders" and opposing border security for "strictly political reasons."

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