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Kentucky Clerk Kim Davis Meets Opponent

Kentucky Clerk Kim Davis Meets Opponent

Dec 10
David Ermold returned to the Rowan County courthouse Wednesday, nearly two years after Clerk Kim Davis refused to give him a marriage license because he was gay. This time he's seeking Davis' job.

Mosul Eye Blogger Reveals Identity

Mosul Eye Blogger Reveals Identity

Dec 10
The blogger known as Mosul Eye kept his identity a secret as he documented life in Mosul, Iraq under Islamic State rule. Now, he has revealed his identity in an interview with The Associated Press.

Most Alabama GOP Leaders Say They are Voting for Roy Moore

Most Alabama GOP Leaders Say They are Voting for Roy Moore

By Kim Chandler | Dec 10
Most Republican leaders in Alabama say they plan to vote for Roy Moore on Tuesday, despite sexual misconduct allegations against the former judge that have prompted others around the country to say he should never be allowed to join the U.S. Senate.

Aided by Scandal, Dems Fighting Math and History in Alabama

Aided by Scandal, Dems Fighting Math and History in Alabama

By Steve Peoples and Kim Chandler | Dec 9
Renegade Republican Roy Moore may be plagued by scandal, but it will take more than that to convince the voters of 44th Place North to show up for Democrat Doug Jones on Tuesday.

Trump Says US 'Cannot Afford' Roy Moore Loss in Alabama

Trump Says US 'Cannot Afford' Roy Moore Loss in Alabama

By Darlene Superville and Bill Barrow | Dec 9
President Donald Trump on Friday urged voters to elect a Republican Senate candidate in Alabama who has been dogged by allegations of sexual misconduct, warning that America "cannot afford" to have a Democrat win the hard-fought campaign instead.

Like Trump, Moore Breaking the Rules of Modern-Day Politics

Like Trump, Moore Breaking the Rules of Modern-Day Politics

By Steve Peoples and Kim Chandler | Dec 8
He speaks unscripted. He undervalues get-out-the-vote efforts. And he attacks the leaders of his own political party without mercy. A year ago, that was presidential nominee Donald Trump. This year, it's Senate candidate Roy Moore.

In Franken's Fall, Sudden Senate Pickup Chance for GOP

In Franken's Fall, Sudden Senate Pickup Chance for GOP

By Kyle Potter and Thomas Beaumont | Dec 8
Minnesota Sen. Al Franken's departure from the Senate solves one problem for Democrats, demonstrating their will to push out one of their own when sexual harassment allegations pile up. Now they must worry about keeping one more vulnerable seat when they

Franken Announces Resignation from Senate Amid Allegations

Franken Announces Resignation from Senate Amid Allegations

By Andrew Taylor | Dec 7
Minnesota Sen. Al Franken said Thursday he will resign from Congress in coming weeks following a wave of sexual misconduct allegations and a collapse of support from his Democratic colleagues, a swift political fall for a once-rising Democratic star.

As Franken's Support Collapses, Democrats Expect Resignation

As Franken's Support Collapses, Democrats Expect Resignation

By Andrew Taylor | Dec 7
His once-promising political career in shambles, Minnesota Sen. Al Franken appeared on the verge of resigning after fellow Democrats led by female senators abandoned him over the mounting allegations of sexual misconduct that are roiling Capitol Hill.

GOP Lawmaker Suggests Dem. Touching Him Is Gay

GOP Lawmaker Suggests Dem. Touching Him Is Gay

Dec 6
A committee meeting in Pennsylvania's capitol was briefly derailed by a Republican representative who asked a male colleague to stop touching him, suggesting the Democrat might be gay.

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