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Trump Pauses The Decision On Importing African Elephant Trophies

1:03Florida homes damaged by Hurricane Irma.
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White House Asks For Billions In Cuts To Offset Increased Disaster Aid

1:27U.S. Capitol
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How Much Power Does The Senate Ethics Committee Have? A Lot

1:32Jared Kushner
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Senators Say Kushner Isn't Being Forthcoming In Their Russia Probe

1:04U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez (D-NJ) arrives at federal court for his trial on corruption charges.
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Sen. Bob Menendez Now Faces A Senate Ethics Committee Investigation

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Taxpayers Are Footing The Bill For Congressional Settlements

1:16Sen. Al Franken
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Members Of Congress Want An Ethics Investigation Into Sen. Al Franken

0:57Roy Moore takes questions.
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Roy Moore Says Sen. Mitch McConnell Needs To 'Step Down'

4:16David Litt in the White House with President Obama
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Making The President Hilarious: A Former Speechwriter Tells His Story

0:25Sen. Bob Menendez.
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Judge Declares Mistrial In Sen. Bob Menendez's Corruption Case

1:21Federal background check paperwork to purchase handgun.
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A Group Of Senators Is Pushing For Better Enforcement Of Gun Laws

0:50Speaker of the House Rep. Paul Ryan speaks.
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House Approves Massive GOP Tax Overhaul Bill

1:24U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions.
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Justice Department Calls Out 29 More Places For 'Sanctuary Policies'

1:32Roy Moore speaks into a microphone
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More Women Come Forward With Allegations Against Roy Moore

1:10President Donald Trump
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Trump Touts Progress On Trade And North Korea After Asia Trip

1:34Richard Cordray
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Another Head Of A Financial Watchdog Agency Resigns Ahead Of Schedule

1:00Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wis.
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Republican Senator Breaks Rank, Says He Won't Support GOP Tax Overhaul

1:11Roy Moore gives speech.
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As Allegations Mount, Moore Demands The Release Of Accuser's Yearbook

2:11U.S. Border Patrol agents
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Number Of Women In Federal Law Enforcement Has Been Frozen For Decades

7:22U.S. Secretary Interior Ryan Zinke
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Secretary Zinke Questions His Department's Loyalty

1:10Ivanka Trump speaks on tax relief.
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Senate's Proposal To Double The Child Tax Credit Has Some Blind Spots

1:15Roy Moore speaks at a Baptist church in Alabama
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Roy Moore Says He's Being 'Harassed' By The Media

1:26House Speaker Paul Ryan
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Paul Ryan Wants Mandated Sexual Harassment Training For House Members

1:09Senate Republicans
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Senate Republicans Will Tack Individual Mandate Repeal Onto Tax Bill

1:13Sen. Bob Corker
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Congress Questions Presidential Power Over Nukes

1:09Hillary Clinton sits for a talk
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Why Are We Hearing About The Clinton Foundation And Jeff Sessions?

1:59What does the asylum process look like?
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Asylum-seekers In The US Have To Jump Through A Lot Of Hoops

0:47GOP Senate candidate Roy Moore.
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GOP Leaders Have Heard Roy Moore's Defense, And Many Are Skeptical

1:28Jeff Sessions
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Sessions: 'I Reject Accusations That I Have Ever Lied Under Oath'

0:50Sen. Bob Menendez
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Judge Orders Deadlocked Menendez Trial Jurors To Try Again