(WASHINGTON) -- U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions met with special counsel investigators for several hours last week, Justice Department spokespersons told ABC News.Attorney General Jeff Sessions has been interviewed by Special Counsel...

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(WASHINGTON) -- Sen. Tammy Duckworth, D-Ill., is expecting her second child, and when she gives birth this spring, she will be the first senator to do so while in office.Duckworth's first child, Abigail, was born in November 2014, when sh...

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(JERUSALEM) -- Vice President Mike Pence wrapped his trip to Israel with a visit to Jerusalem’s Western Wall -- one of Judaism’s holiest sites -- after meeting with Israeli President Reuven Rivlin.It is a move that will furthe...

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(WASHINGTON) -- Sen. Susan Collins of Maine said she used a "secret weapon" to help end the government shutdown.“I quickly realized that I needed a way to control the debate because senators can be quite loquacious and they always w...

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(WASHINGTON) -- Six in 10 Americans don’t trust Donald Trump to handle his nuclear authority responsibly, and just more than half in the latest ABC News/Washington Post poll are concerned he might launch a nuclear attack without justification....

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(WASHINGTON) -- Attorney General Jeff Sessions has been pushing FBI Director Chris Wray to replace his deputy, Andrew McCabe, and install new leadership within the FBI, according to two sources familiar with the matter.The attorney genera...

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(WASHINGTON) -- Immigration activists were outraged with Democrats on Monday night after party leadership agreed to a short-term funding bill without protections for hundreds of thousands of undocumented immigrants who were brought to the United Stat...

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(WASHINGTON) -- The Trump administration tried its best to make it clear that it was not responsible for the recent two-day government shutdown, but critics said it turned “childish” when it decided to use the White House's voicemail to t...

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(WASHINGTON) -- Following passage in the Senate and House, President Donald Trump Monday night signed a bill to fund the government for three weeks and end the three-day-long federal government shutdown.Congress had agreed to the short-te...

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(WASHINGTON) -- Access to abortions, which the Supreme Court legalized 45 years ago, is still being fought over, with advocates from either side of the issue arguing for their cause.The landmark Roe v. Wade case was decided on Jan. 22, 19...

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(PARK CITY, Utah) -- Sharing her own #MeToo experience, 84-year-old U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg told a crowd at the Sundance Film Festival on Sunday that "it's about time" women speak up about sexual harassment.Speaking...

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(WASHINGTON) -- America's federal government shutdown is now in its third day at the start of a work week, with lots of uncertainty looming.At noon Monday, the Senate is set to vote on ending debate and proceeding on a proposal to fund th...

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(WASHINGTON) -- Most Americans know of her only by her pseudonym, Jane Roe, the namesake plaintiff in the landmark Roe v. Wade Supreme Court case.But the real woman behind the anonymous pseudonym eventually came out of the shadows and int...

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(WASHINGTON) -- With the U.S. now on day three of a federal shutdown, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders disputed any notion that President Donald Trump is not being clear about what he wants in any deal to reopen the government.&l...

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