While Republicans hope another round of tax cuts will rev up the party’s base, some campaign strategists worry the effort could give Senate Democrats in red states the chance to vote in favor of the proposal and undermine one of the GOP’s most effective lines of attack.
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The Republicans’ narrow majority allows a few senators — and even just one — to derail the most routine action in the chamber. And that means the Senate majority leader may not be able to suppress a bill protecting special counsel Robert S. Mueller III.
A private meeting came just days after a warning that House Republicans could impeach the deputy attorney general if he does not satisfy GOP demands for documents.
Prince performs on Dec. 10, 1984, in Chicago, during his Purple Rain tour. (Richard E. Aaron/Redferns)
Prince performs on Dec. 10, 1984, in Chicago, during his Purple Rain tour. (Richard E. Aaron/Redferns)
Prince’s Paisley Park estate is open to the public for tours. (Michael S. Williamson/The Washington Post)
Prince’s Paisley Park estate is open to the public for tours. (Michael S. Williamson/The Washington Post)
Justin Timberlake’s performed “I Would Die 4 U” with a giant projection of Prince at this year’s Super Bowl. (AP)
Justin Timberlake’s performed “I Would Die 4 U” with a giant projection of Prince at this year’s Super Bowl. (AP)
Beyonce and Prince at the 2004 Grammy Awards. (AFP/Getty Images)
Beyonce and Prince at the 2004 Grammy Awards. (AFP/Getty Images)
Prince at the American Music Awards in November 2015, in Los Angeles. (Invision/AP)
Prince at the American Music Awards in November 2015, in Los Angeles. (Invision/AP)
While Prince’s heirs fight legal battles and argue about what to do with his vast body of unreleased work, his Paisley Park sanctuary has become a tourist destination operated by the overseers of Graceland.
Capt. Tammie Jo Shults is being heralded as a hero after the former Navy pilot deftly guided the plane to safety. “She has nerves of steel,” one passenger said.
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A judge said the Kansas secretary of state had a pattern of “misleading the court” in a case regarding whether proof of citizenship is required during voter registration.
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There are 70 million more men than women in the world’s two most populous nations. It will take decades for the global consequences to fade, demographers say.
As tributes poured in for the late first lady from both sides of the political arena, a creative writing professor at California State University at Fresno is under intense criticism for saying she is "happy the witch is dead."
The question is probably irrelevant to his loyal fans, but its importance rose anew when attorneys for Michael Cohen, the president’s beleaguered lawyer, revealed that Hannity was also one of Cohen’s clients — a fact Hannity never mentioned as he denounced an investigation into Cohen.
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