- The agreement on a consensus bill between House and Senate Republicans keeps the party on track for final votes next week.
- The deal largely retains the structure of the Senate tax bill, but it is not clear if Republican senators will roundly endorse it.
Buoyed by an upset win in Alabama, Democrats demanded a delay on the tax vote until Senator-elect Doug Jones is sworn in.
Doug Jones and the Democrats won in a staunchly Republican state after a campaign marked by accusations of sexual abuse and child molestation against Roy S. Moore.
President Trump, never one to accept blame, may look for a scapegoat for his failure to lift Mr. Moore to victory in Alabama.
Turned off by Mr. Moore and the Trump administration, African-Americans turned out at levels that ensured victory for the Democratic candidate.
The appointment of Tina Smith, Minnesota’s lieutenant governor, followed weeks of debate over Senator Al Franken’s fate. The seat will be up for grabs in 2018.
Mr. Simmons, a powerful gatekeeper in the entertainment and media worlds, damaged careers and self-confidence with his pattern of sexual assault and harassment, the women say.
Deputy Attorney General Rod J. Rosenstein defended Robert S. Mueller III, the special counsel, as Republicans tried to undermine the Russia probe.
The Federal Reserve raised its benchmark rate by a quarter-point and issued a new economic forecast but did not deviate from its 2018 interest rate or inflation outlook.
From Harvey Weinstein to Pepsi to the National Park Service, 2017 has seen a lot of public apologies and non-apologies.
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The upset victory of Doug Jones in Alabama cuts the Republican majority in the Senate to just one seat.
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