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Critics Say Tillerson Is Gutting The State Department In His Re-Design Efforts

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A Re-Evaluation Of Bill Clinton's Behavior After The Harvey Weinstein Scandal

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Female Voters In Alabama Speak Out For And Against Roy Moore

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FCC Rule Rollback Makes It Easier To Buy And Sell Media Outlets

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Economist Takes Deep Dive Into The Effects Of Slashing Corporate Taxes

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Senate Plan For Individual Tax Cuts Could Set Congress On A Collision Course

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Congress Is Continuing To Address Sexual Harassment Issues

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Trump Addresses Some Sexual Harassment Issues, But Not All

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A laptop in the Netherlands was one of hundreds of thousands infected by ransomware in May. The malware reportedly originated with the NSA. Rob Engelaar/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel arrives at her Berlin party headquarters Friday for talks with members of potential coalition parties to form a new government. Kay Nietfeld/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Then-candidate Donald Trump walks onstage at a presidential debate in St. Louis two days after a video was released, in which he is heard talking to Access Hollywood host Billy Bush about sexually assaulting women. Andrew Harnik/AP hide caption

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Week In Congress: Tax Bill And Sexual Misconduct Allegations

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Election Tie In Bolton, Connecticut, Decided By Coin Toss

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